The Florida Lottery announces that Jem Chapman, of Ocala, claimed a $2 million prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on February 21, 2018. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers, but did not match the Powerball.
Chapman purchased the winning ticket from Publix, located at 2765 Northwest 49th Avenue in Ocala. Theretailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket.
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held tonight, February 28, at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $293 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.