MIAMI MAN, (Heliodoro Agueilera Varela), CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALL® PRIZE

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Heliodoro Agueilera Varela, 60, of Miami, claimed a $2 million prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on March 13, 2019. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Powerball.

Agueilera Varela purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 911 Southwest 1st Avenue in Miami. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket.

POWERBALL jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the red POWERBALL (1-26). The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.87.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Wednesday, March 20, at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $550 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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