What Could You Buy With Powerball Winnings?

By Corinne Rose

November 28, 2012 Updated Nov 28, 2012 at 6:26 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- If you won Powerball, what could you buy?

With half a-billion dollars, and you've paid off your debt and given friends and family some cash, it's time to think about yourself.

How about a trip to see Notre Dame in the national championship BCS game?

A suite at the title game in Miami -- including 20 tickets for you and your closest friends -- will cost you $95,000.

Airfare, hotel and other meals not included.

If diamonds are a girl's best friend, Tiffany and Company has this stunning 38-inch diamond opera necklace.

With more than 103 carats of diamonds set in platinum, you might want to think about hiring a bodyguard to follow you around.

The necklace costs a cool $2,250,000.

You'll need some wheels, of course.

The fastest street-legal car in the world is the Bugatti Veyron.

It goes zero to sixty in 2.4 seconds... zero to 186 in about 14 seconds.

Made in France, the 16-cylinder Super Sport version of the Veyron has a top speed of more than 267 miles per hour.

Who cares if it only gets eight miles per gallon -- three miles to the gallon if you're driving at top speed.

One of these babies will set you back $2.7 million.

To get there even faster, a private jet like a new Gulfstream G650 can cost you up to $70 million.

Of course, it will cost you about a million dollars a year just to keep it on the ground, what with maintenance, hangar fees and insurance plus a cockpit crew ready to whisk you off to wherever your heart desires.

Or you could invest in some real estate like Oprah's mansion in Montecito, California.

The 23,000 square foot home sits on 42 acres, with ocean and mountain views.

It's worth $58 million, and she reportedly offered the owners cash on the spot, even though it wasn't for sale.

What $500 million won't buy you is a Russian billionaire's 557-foot mega yacht "Eclipse."

It comes with two helipads, two pools, bullet proof glass, a missile detection system, an electronic anti-paparazzi shield and a submarine, as well as six-foot movie screens in every guest cabin.

But you'd have to win two Powerballs to afford this beauty -- which cost a cool one billion dollars.




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