>> 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.
>> 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.
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.
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.
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.