The Gold Star pals have never lost hope that they could potentially cash in on the winnings of a lifetime. Matt Korzak could get his very pregnant girlfriend, Mary Lavecchia, and their other child out of his mother's house. Matt's brother, Nicky, an ex-con, could pay off a dangerous debt and pursue the crush he has on co-worker Samira Lashari. Samira, a second-generation Pakistani immigrant and a talented musician, could finally afford to go to her dream school, Juilliard. Denise Dibinsky, the tender-hearted Gold Star cashier, is struggling to lose weight and regain her former glory, but the winnings could provide an opportunity for her to rebuild her crumbling marriage. Leanne Maxwell, a single mother, will try to keep her past hidden despite the spotlight the lottery win puts on her. Bob Harris, the store's manager and quite possibly the nicest man in the world, wants to buy the Gold Star and make it into the perfect workplace. And cheerful and charming Antonio Clemente will discover ways to capitalize on the group's win in order to give his wife, Bianca, and their three kids a whole new life.
A news crew comes to profile the gang as the reality of the lottery win sets in. The girls go on a high-end shopping spree in advance of the Gold Star block party, as Antonio and his family deal with the aftermath of the gang's new status. Meanwhile, the police investigate the Gold Star robbery, getting closer to the shocking truth
-The group makes plans for receiving their winnings, but Leanne is tormented by the possibility she is being followed and hatches a desperate plan. Meanwhile, Denise sets up a meeting with "the cable guy" -- the woman she suspects of having an affair with her husband -- with shocking results. Bob receives some life-changing news and needs to decide how he will deal with it. And Detective Minetti is convinced that he has the key to the robbery and won't stop until he cracks someone in the Gold Star "family" to help him break the case