Whether you're a sucker or an optimist, playing Wednesday's Powerball lottery means you've likely daydreamed about what the jackpot could buy.
Even though winning the massive Powerball prize is the ultimate long shot, the now $1.5 billion jackpot opens the door to a lot of fun fantasies.
Assuming you won't convert the winnings into gold coins for a lavish (and uncomfortable) swimming vault à la Scrooge McDuck, here's a breakdown of some ways you can spend the massive fortune.
(And in the spirit of fantasy, let's just pretend a little thing called tax doesn't exist on both your exorbitant winnings or the prodigiously crazy things you could buy with them.)
And if you're feeling altruistic, here are a few more noble ways to spend $1.5 billion.