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>> I'm feeling great like, I'm gonna win the Powerball, and then I'm gonna share with all my coworkers.>> People across the country are lining up, Wednesday, in hopes of buying that winning Powerball ticket that would hand them $700 million.>> I'm planning to win, and then I can get something off my mind.
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>> It's the second highest jackpot in the history of the Powerball lottery, with $1.56 billion in January 2016 bidding it.>> I will definitely travel.>> Erick Davis, a Powerball player in New York City says that if he wins, he's going to use that money wisely.>> I will spend it on a lot of paces, I'm a financial adviser, so I would probably put about 100 million in triple tax-free bonds.
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I'd put 50 million into my own investment fund.>> Kenny Johnson in Washington DC, says he'd start his own business.>> If I win this Powerball, I'm gonna open transportation company like Uber's. I call it Ubex.>> Win, win.>> The odds against winning are astronomical but that's not stopping people from buying a ticket.
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The estimated jackpot is $700 million only if the winner agrees to get 30 payments over 29 years. A one time payout is an estimated $443.4 million. The winning numbers will be chosen tonight in Tallahassee, Florida, when five of 69 white balls, and one of 26 red balls will be picked.
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And if Powerball player, Bruce, lands that winning ticket, he doesn't think much will change.>> Give a lot of it to my kids. Pay off my bills and live my life. I'm not gonna be all that much different.