Javier Diaz, (VENICE, FL), CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALL® PRIZE

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Javier Diaz, 45, of Venice, claimed a $2 million prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on May 25, 2019. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Powerball.

Diaz purchased his winning Quick Pick ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 1254 Jacaronda Boulevard in Venice. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Saturday, June 1, at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $350 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

Since Florida joined POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated more than $1.9 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 89.5 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.4 billion in prizes, including 12 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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