You can't win if you don't play. But a lot of folks are playing and dreaming this week of what they would do with the kind of money up for grabs in the Powerball drawing.

The jackpot stands at $307 million. That's a lot of coin. I don't know if I'm going to win but I do know what I could spend the money on if I did.

  • Pay off my Dad's mortgage
  • Buy myself a house
  • Buy a round of drinks for all my friends (you have no idea how much that would cost for some of them. This excludes the new people who'd suddenly appear, although my bad luck in romance would almost certainly end).
  • Go on a long vacation. To California, Florida, the Carribbean, Italy...or maybe even the bustling metropolis of Kansas City.
  • Be boring and save a good amount of it for a rainy day

Of course, I would keep my job because I love it.

The drawing is tonight (August 9) so if you're playing, good luck! Tell us in the comments what you would do with $307 million.