Powerball Winner Tells What You Should Do First If You Win $1.2B Jackpot

BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA - MARCH 26:  George Hollins buys a Powerball ticket at the Shell Gateway store on March 26, 2019 in Boynton Beach, Florida. Wednesday's Powerball drawing will be an approximately $750 million jackpot which would be one of the biggest in US lottery prize history. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Timothy Schultz, who lives in Iowa, knows what it’s like to buy a lottery ticket, cross your fingers — and win the lottery.

Schultz won $28 million in 1999 by playing the Iowa Powerball.

He was working at an Iowa gas station back then, and sold the winning ticket to himself.

Today, Schultz is a podcast host and runs a popular YouTube channel. He interviews other lottery winners who share their experiences after they strike it rich.

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