Holly Lahti, Lottery-Winning Idaho Woman, Re-Emerges After Disappearance Following Jackpot Score. ::: Lottery winners tend to have grand plans for their new-found funds. Fancy cars, houses, and leaving debt in the rear-view mirror tend to be their priorities, along with lavish vacations. But in January 2011, when Holly Lahti won $190,000,000 million on a Mega Millions jackpot, none of that seems to have made her list. Instead, she vanished.