A Long Island Costco store had to make do with a skeleton crew because 20 employees struck it rich in the lottery, reports the New York Post. They hit the $201 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday, meaning they'll pocket about $3.5 million apiece if they take the lump-sum payout ($106 million) and pay the taxman. Most took yesterday off, and some quit outright, though a few showed up for work as usual.
"You don't want to hoot and holler about it in front of your co-workers," said one winner. "I think they were genuinely happy, but still you try to be classy about it." (Read more Powerball stories.)