WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) -- With the Powerball jackpot up to $500 million, crowds are rushing to get the winning ticket. The odds of that being you however, are beyond slim. The odds for Wednesday's drawing are projected at 1 in 175 million.
Richard Lustig, the only person in the world to win seven lottery grand prizes, offered some do's and don'ts and gave up some advice to lottery winner hopefuls.
Some notes from Lustig's interview with WUSA9:
1. Never overspend.
2. Stay away from quick picks.
3. Acknowledge that you'll most likely be a loser.
For the full article and interview with Lustig, visit http://on.wusa9.com/RiWgby.