Millions of Americans lined up Saturday for a chance to have their dreams come true.
Saturday night's Powerball lottery jackpot climbed to an astronomical $600 million for a single winner, and may be even higher by the time the numbers are drawn.
Winners must match five numbers picked from machines holding 59 white balls, and a special Powerball pulled from a machine filled with 35 red balls.
Even if the chances of winning are tiny - one in 175 million - those buying tickets say it is worth the $2 per play just to fantasize about what they would do with the money.
If no one wins Saturday's drawing, Wednesday night's Powerball game could be worth nearly $1 billion.
The largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history was a $656 million prize split among three winners last year. The world's biggest lottery is Spain's El Gordo, which divided $3 billion among thousands of winners last year.