UPDATE: The winning Powerball numbers were 8, 27, 34, 4, 19, PB 10.
Wednesday night is the big Powerball drawing.
The suspense is on to see if anyone will win the $1.5 billion dollar jackpot.
Is this a one time thing buying Powerball tickets or is it more regular?
There was a wide range of answers, but the one thing everyone has in common is that you can say with near certainty they're not going to win.
"I have never seen so much excitement in my life. This has been insane. This is just crazy."
That's coming from the mouth of a California lottery employee.
They've been called in as reinforcements to help stores like Nipton Trading Post deal with the massive lines.
One woman in line from Henderson says she plays lotto regularly.
"Me? I play at least once a month", says Kathy McGonigle.
She spends $150 a trip, hoping for her jackpot.
In Primm, one man said he stopped playing a long time ago, but this Powerball brought him out of retirement.
It also brought out thousands more, some coming to Primm several hours before the store opened Wednesday.
Make no mistake, the lottery is gambling. The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling says 6 percent of Nevada residents have a gambling problem. Just something to keep in mind during this Powerball madness.