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$1.5 billion Powerball jackpot has locals lining up

MIDLAND-ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

$1.5 billion, that's how much someone could win in Wednesday nights Powerball drawing.

The Powerball craze could soon come to an end with a lucky winner.

People have been lining up for a tickets at local gas stations.

Everyone's daydreaming about the jackpot.

Locals were asked what they plan to do with all that money if they win.

One person knew exactly how she would spend the money.

She said after helping set up her family, she would help all the people who can not afford healthcare.

Now as Wednesday night's announcement of the wining numbers inches closer, the anticipation climbs.

If there's no winner, the jackpot is likely to go up to $2 billion.

The Powerball numbers will be picked near 10:00 p.m. Central Time Wednesday night.

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