Hialeah, Florida – A stroke of luck struck in Florida as someone hit a significant prize in the Powerball drawing over the weekend. The Florida Lottery confirmed the news, announcing that a winning ticket worth $1 million had been sold on Saturday.
The lucky ticket was purchased at the Publix located at 2414 West 60th Street in Hialeah. The winning numbers that turned the ticket into a million-dollar winner were 16, 31, 34, 47, 65, and 10.
For the lucky ticketholder, the rules set by the lottery are clear. They will have a total of 180 days to step forward and claim their prize from the draw games. However, there’s a catch for those who prefer to receive their winnings in one large sum. To opt for the single-payment cash option, the winner must claim their prize within the first 60 days of the draw.
State law provides the winner with a degree of privacy. The prize winner will enjoy anonymity, as they are exempt from public disclosure for a period of 90 days following the win. This policy offers a window of privacy, allowing the winner to make plans and decisions away from the public eye.
The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for tomorrow, with an estimated jackpot of $133 million.