The Powerball is Back and Bigger Than Ever

It's the sound millions of people hope to hear after tomorrow's Powerball drawing.

"It is an attention getter. People always think about, when the winnings get up that high, if you win what would you do with the winnings," says Jesse Goodheer.

Winning is something Jesse Goodheer has already experienced.

"In 92 I believe I won one hundred dollars, which is the most I've ever won on the lottery, on Powerball," says Goodheer.

And even though it wasn't six hundred million dollars, it was money well-spent.

"I took my troops out to the pizza hut in Washington."

This time around, if he won, the money would be spread out to family, friends and charity.

And this particular location may just be his lucky charm.

"We are one of the biggest lottery sellers in Texas," says Chandi Curiel.

Odds say you're more likely to become president of the United States of America than win the lottery. But it isn't always about winning, sometimes it's about dreaming big.

"It's the dream. I think most people understand the odds of winning are slim to none but they also realize where the money goes to. When you buy a ticket, the money goes somewhere," says Goodheer.

According to, the Texas Lottery has generated over $20 billion for the state of Texas since the first ticket was sold in 1992.

"It offsets costs with federal roads, highways, salaries, municipal work employees, things like that. So you're money goes somewhere, somebody puts it to good use," says Goodheer.

Maybe in the end, the lottery creates winners out of everybody. But of course, there is the lucky jackpot winner who takes the cake.

"Somebody has to win. And somebody always does win. And when they do win, everybody knows about it."

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