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Meet the Author: Edward Ugel

Author Bio and Details

Sales and marketing expert Edward Ugel spent his late twenties and early thirties working among the nation's most infamous lottery winners and gamblers in the high-stakes lump sum industry. He writes for the Huffington Post and has also written for the New York Times and contributed to PRI's This American Life.

Books by Edward Ugel

Money for Nothing

One Man's Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions

Book cover image: Money for Nothing: One Man's Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions

For the better part of a decade, Edward Ugel spent his time closing deals with lottery winners, making a lucrative and legitimate—if sometimes not-so-nice—living by taking advantage of their weaknesses . . . weaknesses that, as a gambler himself, he knew all too well. In Money for Nothing, he explores the captivating world of lottery winners and shows us how lotteries and gambling have become deeply inscribed in every aspect of…  More »