Connecticut had Powerball fever Wednesday; as folks scored tickets, hoping to hit the $337 million jackpot.
Even though Powerball sales closed at 10 p.m., people poured into the Mobil Mart on Kane St. in West Hartford till the last minute.
“There’s a lot of things to do. I have to make sure I get here on time,” said one ticket buyer.
Winning is all folks could think about after doling out $2 per ticket.
“I’m going to win. I feel confident,” said Wilfredo Roman.
“Maybe I have a chance,” said Stevie Nunez.
In order to win, you’d need to match all six numbers—five on white balls, plus the red Powerball. It sounds easy, but the odds of you winning are one in 175 million.
Roman said he had the winning strategy.
“I played at a couple of different places. I bought [somewhere else] before here,” said Roman.
Others couldn’t help but think about what they’d do with all that cash.
“I’d take care of some debt… I would also have a good time and not worry so much about…money,” said Jessica Galarza.
“Buy a nice house. Give some away help out family members and such,” said Hassan Ahmed.
The numbers are 6, 27, 46, 51, 56 and the powerball is 21.
The next Powerball drawing will take place on Saturday at 11 p.m.