After Florida man Timothy Poole won $3 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket and posed in a photo with his check, internet users and authorities recognized him as a convicted sex offender who has been arrested 12 times for crimes that include grand theft auto and welfare fraud. What do you think?

β€œI’m beginning to think the laws of blind chance have no respect for the suffering of victims.”

Dennis Schaal β€’ Advent Calendar Seller

β€œThis is a mockery of the traditional moral values promoted by state-sponsored gambling.”

Wendy Hedison β€’ Buffet Assistant

β€œNow, he can go door-to-door notifying neighbors in a much nicer part of town.”

George Saxon β€’ Literary Agent