PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Lottery officials said a jackpot winning Powerball ticket was sold at a Publix grocery store in Zephyrhills, Florida.
Officials were pretty confident there would be a winner in the giant jackpot and they were right. Ticket sales prior to Saturday night's drawing accounted for about 80 percent of all possible number combinations, according to officials.
A single ticket sold in Zephyrhills, Florida has the winning number for the top prize an estimated $590.5 million. The cash value of the jackpot is around $375 million.
Officials say the winning ticket was purchased at the Publix supermarket in the Zephyr Commons shopping plaza.
On Sunday, residents of the small city wondered who the winner might be. The ticket-holder hadn't come forward yet. The store and parking lot were abuzz with activity and TV live trucks.
Zephyrhills is a small city in Pasco County, about 30 miles northeast of downtown Tampa. Once a farming town, it's now known for skydiving and retiree mobile home parks. It's also home to Zephyrhills bottled water.
A lottery official said the ticket-holder would be Florida's sixth Powerball winner.
Powerball.com said the winner means the current estimated jackpot resets at $40 million or $25.1 million cash value.
The numbers drawn Saturday were: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and Powerball 11.