Thursday, January 14, 2016

Winning POWERBALL Ticket Sold In Brevard County, Florida

MELBOURNE BEACH, Florida - POWERBALL and Florida Lottery officials announced that there were three POWERBALL winners in California, Tennessee, and Florida who will split the biggest lottery jackpot in history.

The first winner was announced by the California Lottery shortly after the drawing. That winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Chino Hills, California. The second winning ticket was sold in Munford, Tennessee.

The Florida Lottery has confirmed that another winning ticket was sold right here in Brevard County, Florida. The ticket was sold at a Publix Supermarket located at 3830 Highway A1A, in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

POWERBALL Winning Numbers

The winning POWERBALL numbers for Wednesday, January 13, 2016, with an estimated jackpot worth $1.5 billion are:  

04 08 19 27 34 
PB: 10  Power Play X2


In addition to the three jackpot winners, there were $2 million winners in Arizona, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee and Texas who matched five numbers plus powerplay.

There were also $1 million winners in 23 states who matched five numbers. Florida had eleven $1 million winners.

The odds of winning the POWERBALL jackpot are 1 in  292,201,338.

All POWERBALL prizes are set payouts, except the jackpot. The jackpot prize will be shared among winners in all POWERBALL states. The jackpot will be paid in 30 annual payments or a one-time cash payment of a reduced amount. If there is no jackpot winner, the money in the jackpot pool rolls over to the next POWERBALL drawing.

Image Credit:  Brevard Times / file photo.