Alberta McPherson poses with her family and oversized check after claiming
a $2 million prize from the October 17, 2018 POWERBALL® drawing.
The Florida Lottery announces that Alberta McPherson, 70, of Hudson, claimed a $2 million prize from the POWERBALL® drawing held on October 17, 2018. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Powerball.
McPherson purchased her winning Quick Pick ticket from Winn Dixie, located at 14134 U.S. 19 North in Hudson. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket.
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held on Wednesday, October 24, at 10:59 p.m. ET with an estimated $620 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.