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Powerball ticket worth $214 million sold at Publix in Miami Shores


Miami Shores, Florida – A lucky Powerball player won a $214 million jackpot in the May 6 drawing! The winning ticket was purchased at Publix. The Publix store that sold the multi-million-dollar winning ticket is located at 9050 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami Shores. The winning numbers were 7, 23, 24, 56, and 60, with the Powerball number being 25. This jackpot contributed an impressive $13.5 million to Florida’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

Jackpot Winner Remains a Mystery

The winner has the option of receiving their prize in 30 annual installments or as a lump sum of about $100.1 million. The identity of the lucky ticket holder is yet to be revealed. The Publix retailer that sold the winning ticket will receive a $100,000 bonus commission.

Powerball Contributions to Education

Since Florida joined the Powerball in 2009, the game has generated more than $2.9 billion in funding for education. Florida is among the top-selling states in the country, having produced more than 137.1 million winning tickets and over $3.74 billion in prizes, including 16 jackpot winners.

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The Florida Lottery contributes more than $46 billion to enhancing education and has helped over 983,000 students attend college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Lottery reinvests 99% of its revenue back into the state economy through prize payouts, commissions to over 13,500 retailers, and contributions to education.

Where to Watch Powerball Drawings

Powerball drawings are broadcast live in high definition from the Lottery’s studio in Tallahassee. They can also be viewed on the Lottery’s website and its YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/floridalottery. Winning numbers are available online, via the Lottery’s free mobile app, at retailers statewide, or by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.

Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have awarded more than $94.2 billion in prizes, making over 4,000 people millionaires. For more information, visit www.floridalottery.com.

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