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What Could You Buy with $550 Million? — South Louisiana Edition

The Powerball is estimated to be at least $550 million tonight. We all ask the question — “What would you do if you won the lottery?”

It’s a fun question to ponder. Most of us would sure have a good time, I know that! Splurge a bit, take a vacation, buy a new house and some new rides, etc.

But, really, what does $550 million get you these days? Well, in south Louisiana, a lot! Here are a few items that we know and love and how many of each you could buy if you hit the jackpot.

 

Boudin
Best Stop

 

 

153,203,342 pounds of boudin from the Best Stop in Scott

 

Shrimp Poboy
Olde Tyme Grocery

 

 

 

 

 

 

61,452,513 whole shrimp poboys at Olde Tyme Grocery in Lafayette

 

 

 

Beignets
Cafe du Monde

 

 

 

 

103,773,584 orders of beignets with a cup of coffee from Café du Monde in New Orleans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sacks of Crawfish
Facebook

 

 

15,714,285 sacks of crawfish

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