FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
ONE LUCKY FLORIDA TICKET SOLE WINNER OF SATURDAY'S $238 MILLION POWERBALL® JACKPOT
~ Florida's 15th POWERBALL Jackpot Winner! ~
TALLAHASSEE - Today, the Florida Lottery is excited to announce that the sole POWERBALL® jackpot winning ticket from Saturday's $238 million drawing was sold in Florida! The jackpot winning ticket was purchased at Publix, located at 16560 North Nebraska Avenue in Lutz.
The March 27, 2021, POWERBALL winning numbers were 06 - 14 - 38 - 39 - 65 and the Powerball was 6. The retailer will receive a $95,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
In addition to the jackpot prize, Saturday's drawing also produced one $150,000 Florida winner and two $50,000 Florida winners from tickets matching 4 of 5 white ball numbers and the Powerball number. The $150,000 winning ticket was purchased at Circle K, located at 340 East Macclenny Avenue in Macclenny. The two $50,000 winning tickets were purchased at Publix, located at 9720 Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton and Central Avenue Express, located at 580 Central Avenue in Sarasota.
Florida POWERBALL jackpot winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. However, to elect the one-time, lump-sum cash payment option, the claim must be filed within 60 days after the winning draw date.
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 101.8 million winning tickets totaling more than $3.1 billion in prizes, including 15 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, March 31, 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 $73.2 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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