FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
SIX FLORIDA PLAYERS BECOME POWERBALL® MILLIONAIRES
OVER THE WEEKEND
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is excited to announce that Florida had six winning tickets worth $1 million to $2 million from the Saturday, January 23 POWERBALL® drawing! Four lucky players each won $1 million and two lucky players each won $2 million. The winning tickets matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Powerball number.
In addition to the $23.2 million POWERBALL jackpot hit in New Jersey, Saturday's drawing produced a total of 43 second-tier winners - the largest number of millionaires created in a single U.S. Lottery drawing in the last five years! The winning tickets were spread across 18 jurisdictions including: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Florida's winning $1 million POWERBALL tickets were sold at:
Florida's winning $2 million POWERBALL with Power Play® tickets were sold at:
Florida POWERBALL winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize.
ABOUT POWERBALL IN FLORIDA
Since joining POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated more than $2.2 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 100.8 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.9 billion in prizes, including 14 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.
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Wednesday, January 27, at 10:59 p.m., EST, with an estimated $20 million jackpot. POWERBALL drawings are broadcast live, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery's state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee. Drawings are also available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website and our official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/floridalottery. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery's website, free mobile app, at retailers statewide, and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $38 billion to education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $72.5 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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