In Astoria, Queens, a group of seven gas station employees have been chipping into a lottery pool for months, never thinking they’d actually win. Money could solve problems for each of them. Matt could get his girlfriend and 2 kids out of his mother’s house. Matt’s brother Nicky, an ex-con, could pay off a dangerous debt. Samira, a second-generation Pakistani immigrant, could afford to go to Juilliard. Denise, a plucky cashier, could focus on rebuilding her crumbling marriage. Leanne, a young mother, could help her daughter realize her dreams. Bob, the store’s manager, could finally retire and Antonio could give his wife and kids a whole new life.
The series takes place in New Yorkâ€™s gas station. All company employees ( Matt, Mattâ€™s brother, Nicky, Pakistani immigrant Samira, Denise, Leanne, Bob, Antonio) win the jackpot in the lottery. Someone wants to pay its share of the debts, someone finally get a decent education, glue disintegrated marriage, to provide retirement or make the dream of her own daughter.Read more »