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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

MIAMI MAN CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALL® PRIZE

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Jean Claude Sam, 68, of Miami, claimed a $2 million prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on May 4, 2019. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Powerball.

Sam purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 5715 Northwest 7th Street in Miami. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket.

The $5 game, $1,000,000 LUCK launched in February and features eight top prizes of $1 million and over $72.8 million in total cash prizes. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.04.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held tonight, May 15, at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $250 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

Since joining POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated more than $1.9 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 89.5 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.4 billion in prizes, including 12 jackpot winners. Florida was also one of the three states nationally to have a winner share in the world record-setting $1.586 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $35 billion to education and sending more than 808,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 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 $61.2 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Winning Numbers

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

1-5-25-63-67-3-x2

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, October 19, 2019

$110 Million

Friday, October 18, 2019

18-58-60-65-67-20-x3

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

$82 Million

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

10-25-27-41-46-48-x2

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, October 19, 2019

$11.5 Million

Friday, October 18, 2019

7-22-23-30-43-2

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

$1,000/Day for Life

Friday, October 18, 2019

15-20-26-28-30-41

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

$950,000

Friday, October 18, 2019

6-22-26-34-35

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -1-6-6-9-5

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -0-0-2-8-0

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -5-8-4-4

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -0-0-6-9

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -8-7-4

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -4-0-4

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -3-1

Friday, October 18, 2019

 -9-9