The Powerball jackpot is soaring to its highest jackpot on record at $600 million, causing people to wish and hope to win the over half a billion jackpot and begin a life of luxury.
We’ve asked the question before, what can you buy if you win the Powerball jackpot? The current jackpot is one of the highest ever, and it is invoking more dreams of expensive goods and lavish living.
So what are a few of the things you can buy if you win the $475 million jackpot? So you don’t trouble your newly wealthy self, we’ve put together a list of a few things that would suddenly be within your budget.
You can buy Tokyo! Yes for the measly price of $1,200/square meter, you can own Tokyo. With the total lottery winnings, you could own 395 square kilometers of Tokyo. We do suggest getting to know the locals first.
If you have dreamed of accessorizing like Kate Winslet in the movie Titanic, you can purchase rare and beautiful blue diamonds. With some reaching $100,000 per carat, natural blue diamonds are revered for beautiful hues and rarity. Blue diamonds, such as the world famous 45.52 carat Hope Diamond, are among the most treasured. The Hope Diamond is worth an estimated $250 million.
You could move into the Pierre Penthouse in New York City. It’s no secret that New York real estate is among the most prestigious and expensive in the world. Located on the top floor of the Pierre Hotel, the Pierre Penthouse was owned by the late Martin Zweig and estimated to be worth $120 million. The penthouse features 3 stories, 17 rooms, and a 360-degree view of the city. If you are interested, Sotheby’s Realty currently holds the illustrious listing.
If your dream is to satisfy your taste-buds, then your options become large and extravagent. You could purchase the most expensive cupcake for $28,000 at Bloomsbury in Dubai. If you’re craving a nice steak in New York, you could devour a $350 kobe steak at the famous Old Homestead Steakhouse. Or if you just want to sip a cocktail, you can cross to Australia for the $12,500 Winston cocktail at Club 23.
If you are still struggling for ways to spend lavishly, Born Rich offers a list of the World’s Most Expensive Things to give you ideas.
For a chance to splurge on these extravagant items, be sure to play Powerball for a shot at the now $600 million jackpot.
Editor’s Note: This article was written on 5/16/13 when the jackpot was at an estimated $475 million. The jackpot has since then risen to $600 million.