powerball breaking news

Florida Man Claims $169 MILLION JACKPOT From August POWERBALL

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – William Kruger, of Lantana, claimed the $169 million jackpot from the POWERBALL® drawing held on August 12, 2020. Kruger chose to receive his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $140,145,006.00.

Kruger purchased his jackpot-winning Quick Pick ticket from Publix, located at 4770 North Congress Avenue in Boynton Beach. The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning POWERBALL ticket.

Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, exceeding more than $5.3 billion in sales, and yielding over $2.1 billion in education funding to date. Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, the Florida Lottery has had more than 96.7 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.7 billion in prizes, including 14 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.

Publishers Note: While The Free Press will always be free for our readers, and ad-supported, we are asking our loyal readers to consider a monthly donation of $3 to maintain our local journalism and help us grow, as we ramp up ad sales locally.
You can click here to support us.
We thank you all for your consideration and for supporting local journalism


Login To Facebook From Your Browser To Leave A Comment