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Poll: What Would You Do If You Won Powerball $900M Jackpot, Dutchess?

Todd Mancuso, 37, Newburgh: "I'd pay off all the bills, hook up the family, and take a vacation. I'd donate a bunch to charity... then see where that leaves me. I might add some expensive baseball cards to my collection."
Todd Mancuso, 37, Newburgh: "I'd pay off all the bills, hook up the family, and take a vacation. I'd donate a bunch to charity... then see where that leaves me. I might add some expensive baseball cards to my collection." Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. - With the Powerball jackpot climbing to the $900 million-dollar mark as Saturday night's drawing nears, Daily Voice is wondering what you might do with that kind of cash.

Poll
What would you do if you won the record Powerball jackpot?
Final Results Voting Closed

What would you do if you won the record Powerball jackpot?

  • Go on a long vacation
    13%
  • Buy a new house — or two
    19%
  • Buy a new car — or two
    3%
  • Start a business
    6%
  • Give it all away
    5%
  • Keep it a secret
    33%
  • It's too much money to even consider
    21%

Be sure to weigh in now in our poll.

The drawing will be held at 10:59 p.m. Saturday night.

Todd Mancuso, 37, of Newburgh, told Daily Voice: "I'd pay off all the bills, hook up the family, and take a vacation. I'd donate a bunch to charity... then see where that leaves me. I might add some expensive baseball cards to my collection."

Westchester Tobacco and Stationery, on Main Street in Ossining, said it had a steady stream of customers buying Powerball tickets on Friday.

"Everyone wants a piece of the action," owner Tracy Salciccia, a Cortlandt resident, said.

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