26 partial winning tickets in record Powerball drawing sold in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — After a technical issue delayed results for hours, lottery officials announced that the winning ticket for the world-record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot was sold in California.

While the jackpot winning ticket was not sold in Florida, lottery officials said the Sunshine State had its share of winning tickets.


According to the Florida Lottery, 26 winning tickets worth between $50,000 to $2 million were from Florida.

Three tickets matched five of the numbers but did not match the Powerball number.

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One winning ticket worth $2 million was sold in Poinciana while two tickets worth $1 million were sold in Wellington and Deerfield Beach.

Officials said 23 tickets matched four numbers and the Powerball number.

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Four tickets worth $100,000 were sold in Leesburg, Fort Lauderdale, Naples, and Okeechobee.

The remaining 19 tickets worth $50,000 were sold in Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Lake, Lee, Marion, Miami-Dade, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Sarasota Seminole, and St Johns counties.

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According to lottery officials, Florida is among the top-selling Powerball states in the country, with more than 114.5 million winning tickets totaling more than $3.5 billion in prizes, including 16 jackpot winners.

The next Powerball drawing will be Nov. 9 with an estimated jackpot of $20 million.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.