FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
FLORIDA'S 13TH POWERBALL® JACKPOT
WINNER CLAIMS $396.9 MILLION PRIZE
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Sheryll Goedert, 61, of Ocala, managing member of Vacation Life LLC, claimed the $396.9 million jackpot from the POWERBALL® drawing held on January 29, 2020. The Vacation Life LLC chose to receive the winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment in the amount of $276,558,034.09.
The jackpot-winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased from 7-Eleven, located at 4520 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning POWERBALL ticket.
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, March 11, at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $110 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
Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, exceeding more than $5.1 billion in sales, and yielding over $2 billion in education funding to date. Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, the Florida Lottery has had more than 94.1 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.4 billion in prizes, including 13 jackpot winners. Florida was one of three states nationally to have a winner in the world record-setting $1.58 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $36 billion to education and sending more than 840,000 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 contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $66.9 billion in prizes and made more than 2,800 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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