Smith said out of the four Powerball winners in Oklahoma, the largest amount won was $105.8 million in 2007.
‘I like taking chances'
Anika Sadler went to the gas station representing her entire office, paying the $2 ticket price plus an additional dollar for the power play option on each ticket. She left with more than $200 worth of tickets.
“We play a lot whenever it gets up pretty high,” she said. “It's a fun thing to do in the office. Plus I'm a gambler. I like taking chances.”
As people continue to stream in to buy more tickets, Taylor pondered over what he would buy if he won $600 million.
He said he isn't worried about the pitfalls that some lottery winners fall into. He wouldn't blow the money all at once or loan it out to every person he's ever known.
“It doesn't have anything to do with cars or living condition,” he said. “All I wanna be is comfortable. I'm not excited about being rich, I guess you would say it's the thrill of winning.
“Every man wants to be comfortable, I'm just comfortable with living and that's enough for me.”