The Mother of All Lotteries: El Gordo

This is the mother of all lotteries: El Gordo (or the “Fat One”) Christmas lottery in Spain. How big is El Gordo? Try €2.3 billion in prizes (about 3 billion US dollars). And even better: the lottery winnings aren’t taxed by the Spanish government. El Gordo is the most important prize in the Spanish ChristmasContinue reading “The Mother of All Lotteries: El Gordo”

Forbes Ranks Stephen King The Third Highest Paid Author

Coming in third: Stephen King who earned $45 million over the course of the year.   The king of horror was scraping by on a schoolteacher’s salary before his novel Carrie came out in 1974. Since then, he has published more than 40 books and sold some 350 million copies. He’s also made his markContinue reading “Forbes Ranks Stephen King The Third Highest Paid Author”

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