(NEW YORK) — With a $425 million Powerball jackpot now up for grabs Wednesday night, people are lining up across the country with dreams of hitting it big.
“[I] really want that Powerball,” Tony Hanson of Georgia said.
In 2006, eight meatpacking workers — called the “Nebraska 8″ — struck gold in Lincoln, Neb., with a single ticket chosen by a computer. They won $365 million — the biggest lottery payout in U.S. history.
For Americans hoping to score big like the Nebraska 8, experts shared these tips with ABC News on Monday:
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