I know the odds are ...long... but ponder this....

You could buy 2,289 Bentleys, 250 trips to the International Space Station, 16-150 ft Columbus Hybrid Yachts, or how about 166,000,000 jars of Natural Peanut Butter, maybe more if they give you the volume discount. This could be your reality this week if you win the Powerball jackpot!  Wednesday’s estimated jackpot is...drum roll please ...an estimated $550 million bucks, which is the eighth largest in Powerball history. Of course keep in mind the CA$H option will split that in half. So will taxes.

Now lets talk about odds...your chances of winning? 1 in 292,201,338. Now I don't want to discourage you in any way but you have better chances of....

Being crushed by a meteor, with odds of 1 in 700,000

45x more likely to die from flesh eating bacteria, with odds 1 in 1 million

Death by Vending Machine, with odds 1 in 112 million

Visiting the ER for a pogo stick related injury, with odds 1 in 115,300

But hey....how can you put a price on a dream...just imagine! And one thing is certain, you can't win if you don't play.

I gotta get gas anyway...I'll drop $2. The dream is alive, I have the winning ticket, at least until the drawing on Wednesday.

Please play responsibly!