With a top prize of over $1.5 billion dollars, American's eyes are literally on the prize tonight. Check your numbers above to see if you won! Of course, if you don't live in California ...
We have a winner in California! A jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Chino Hills. We’re still awaiting results from other states.— California Lottery (@calottery) January 14, 2016
Powerball has been dominating social media, with several top trending topics on Facebook and Twitter. One hashtag, #IfIWonPowerball, was particularly popular, with everything from jokes to spam to actual plans.
Many millions are dreaming of billions tonight, but almost all will walk away empty-handed. Even so, there's nothing wrong with daydreaming, or even hoping. Here are a few examples
#IfIWonPowerball I'd buy all the crocs in the world. Then burn them.— Norm Kelly (@norm) January 14, 2016
#IfIWonPowerball I'd give all my followers a thousand dollars. Except the liberals.— el Sooper ن (@SooperMexican) January 14, 2016
For a more depressing take on the lottery, check out this bummer fact from TruthRevolt writer Trey Sanchez.