She attributes the vitriol to avarice, to delusional lottery players bitter over having the big payday they've fantasized about snatched away.
“Because greed,” she said. “These people all thought they were going to win it? Really?”
The online insults and obscene phone calls haven't changed her mind, Gilroy said, and she has no second thoughts about doing what she did.
“No, I don't regret it,” she said. “I just got an email from a friend that says, 'Lordy, you have (guts).'”