TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Clay Tousey, 69, of Ponte Vedra Beach, trustee of The Love You More Trust, claimed a $286 million jackpot prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on June 5, 2021 at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. The Love You More Trust chose to receive their winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $196,706,252.17.
The jackpot-winning POWERBALL Quick Pick ticket was purchased from Circle K, located at 721 Chaffee Road South in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning POWERBALL ticket.
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Saturday, June 26 at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $75 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.
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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 103 million winning tickets totaling more than $3.3 billion in prizes, including 16 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.
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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $39 billion to enhance 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 $75.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.