Florida player takes home $ 168.5 million POWERBALL jackpot

One lucky Florida player matched all five numbers and the Powerball in the Wednesday, August 12, POWERBALL® drawing, won the $ 168.5 million jackpot!

The POWERBALL jackpot has rolled 17 times since June 13, 2020, drawing and generating approximately $ 16.5 million in contributions to the Education Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

The winning numbers were 2-6-18-36-37 and the Powerball was 21. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased from Publix, located at 4770 North Congress Avenue in Boynton Beach. The retailer will receive $ 100,000 for the sale of the jackpot-winning ticket.

Wednesday night’s POWERBALL drawing also produced two $ 50,000 winners and one $ 100,000 winner! The $ 50,000 winning tickets were purchased at Publix, located at 841 Cypress Parkway in Poinciana, and at Publix, located at 3720 Northwest 13th Street in Gainesville. The $ 100,000 winning ticket was purchased from Publix, located at 18320 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held on Saturday, August 15, at 10:59 AM ET with an estimated $ 20 million jackpot.