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Lottery Hopefuls Dream of Winning Big

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When a lot of money is on the line -- we all have different plans on how to spend it.

Courtney Plante talks to those dreaming big.

Each week lottery hopefuls take their chance at winning big. 
"I buy $1 for each one every time," said Dave Benedict

Benedict says he plays for fun and doesn't really need the money...

But he'd sure like to win.

"Pay the house the kids," said Dave Benedict

Dale Nelson might not play each week -- but puts in when the stakes are high...

"When it gets up real, real high then I play," said Dale Nelson.
and, has plans for the money for when he wins.

"I'd give quite a bit to the veteran's cemetery and the rest I'd just stick in my pocket with the rest of it,"said Dale Nelson.

Janine White plays every other month and would help out the ones she loves with her winnings. 

"Take care of my family," said Janine White.

While some would spend the money on family and friends -- others would use it for a little R&R.

"I'd take a vacation"

 We found no lucky winners in the lottery over the last 10 years -- but who knows what the next ticket will bring.

 Reporting in Bismarck for KX News, I'm Courtney Plante.

The next drawing is Wednesday night.
The powerball jackpot estimate is at 40 million dollars -- and the Mega Millions is at 20 million.


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