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What would you do with $1 billion?

The odds are long, but the Mega Millions' jackpot of $1.6 billion now stands as the largest in U.S. history. 

With the the next drawing at 11 p.m. Tuesday, many are asking: What would you do if you won? 

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I would setup free tutoring centers in minority communities.

Wayne Hall, Hempstead

Get out of NY state

Art D'Antonio, Holtsville

Stay on a Disney Cruise ship.

Louis Adamo, Deer Park

Help others

Steve sweeney, Garden City

PUT IT TOWARD A NEW CAR

Joseph Puig, Bay Shore

I would invest the entire lump sum and live off the interest.

Timothy Need, Smithtown

I would pay off all of my debts ASAP.

Eric Aronson , Island Park

Full-time animal activism

Danny Spitzer , Bellport

Have the luxury of never having to get out of my pajamas again!

Spencer vogel, Glen cove

Buy several seasonal homes around the country and travel to each year round.

Ray Manzo, Hicksville

Payoff the church mortgage...

Dave Ehrhardt, Central Islip

I'd give my daughter's 2001 Volkswagen Beetle a fresh coat of paint

Joe Volpi, Patchogue

I would pay off all my debt and my parent's debt so they could live stress free.

Sahvi , Melville NY

First take care of my mom and dad. Then I would take care of any debts that my children have from college loans.

lisa fox, Westhampton Beach

Buy an island off Aruba.

Geoff Stark, Fort Myers Florida

I would choose the annual annuity and set up payments so at max I see around 60,000 a year.

Michael Sprintz, East Meadow

Enjoy the worlds foods. From Italy to Africa and everything in between

Bob Cappadona , Farmingdake

Would give towards tuition for all the kids in the family and pay off all the debts for my immediate family.

Pinky patel, Port Jefferson

I'd make sure my family is well taken care of for generations and enjoy my life with as little stress as possible!

Steven del, East meadow

I’d pay off all my debts and purchase a new home and most likely give to cancer research!

Andrea Midy, Deer Park

I would set up a dog rescue and retirement home.

Douglas Einsfeld, PATCHOGUE

I would share with my 5 siblings, so we all could retire!

Tony DiCostanzo, Dix Hills, NY

I would set up a trust to provide assistance to my family for generations.

Frank Randazzo , Ronkonkoma

Build Homes for Wounded Warriors using new start up companies - after I leave my job :)

Michele Sp., Huntington

I would buy an Olympic sized swimming pool.

Nick Johnson , Farmingville

Live well, donate most, relax without the worries of bills.

Diana Smith, huntington

I would help my family and friends, with any debt they have.

Rich Palacios, Medford

Disappear. Completely.

Herb Hesse, Holbrook

I would pay for the first year of college for my grandson.

Harv lehman, Lynbrook

I would pay off Suffolk’s deficit.

Liz Pearsall, Babylon

Give it all to charity.

Charles Reichert , Fort Salonga

“Buy a Disney cruise ship!!!!”

Jason Berkowitz , Setauket