Who wants to be a half-billionaire?

Fantasies of buying 423 castles or 2,143 Ferraris could become reality this week now that the Powerball jackpot has topped half a billion dollars.

Furloughed park ranger cashes out with $30 million

During the longest government shutdown in US history, many employees were concerned about the status of their jobs and when they would return to work. Judith Smith, a National Park Service employee, was one of the many workers facing furlough, but instead of stressing about not receiving a paycheck, she cashed out $30 million by winning New Jersey's largest Pick-6 jackpo

No jackpot winners in Saturday's Powerball drawing

No one matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing. The jackpot was estimated at $390.1 million.The winning numbers were 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 with the Powerball at 24, and a Power Play of 2.The current estimated jackpot for…