The Florida Lottery announces that Sylvia Suarez, 67, of Deltona, claimed a $2 million prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers, but did not match the Powerball. Suarez added Power Play® to her ticket for $1, which multiplied her prize from $1 million to $2 million.
TThe winning ticket was purchased at Winn-Dixie, located at 2880 Howland Boulevard in Deltona. The retailer received a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket. Total ticket sales for the May 30, 2015, POWERBALL drawing generated more than $1.4 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held tonight at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $188 million jackpot. National POWERBALL drawings are broadcast live, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery’s state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee. Florida Lottery game drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Drawings are also available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
ABOUT POWERBALL IN FLORIDA
Florida is one of the strongest POWERBALL with Power Play states of any U.S. lottery, exceeding more than $3 billion, yielding $1.2 billion in education funding to date. Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, the Florida Lottery has had the most winners in the nation, winning more than $1.5 billion in prizes, including nine jackpot winners.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $28 billion to education and sending more than 700,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida’s economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $46 billion in prizes and made more than 1,400 people millionaires.