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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2018

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727

POWERBALL® JACKPOT RISES TO $247 MILLION

TALLAHASSEE -The jackpot for Saturday's POWERBALL® drawing has reached an estimated $247 million; the largest in the nation. The POWERBALL jackpot has rolled 14 times since the June 20, 2018, jackpot was won, generating more than $17.2 million in contributions to the state's Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

The integrity of all games is of utmost importance to the Florida Lottery; players are encouraged to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place. In addition to the jackpot, players have eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million or up to $2 million if the ticket includes Power Play.

POWERBALL jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the red POWERBALL (1-26). The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.87.

Purchase your tickets at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers for your chance to become Florida's newest multi-millionaire. The Florida Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly, as it only takes one ticket to win. As with all Florida Lottery products, players must be 18 years or older to play.

ABOUT POWERBALL IN FLORIDA

Since joining POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated $1.85 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 84 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.3 billion in prizes, including 12 jackpot winners. Florida was also one of the three states nationally to have a winner share in the world record-setting $1.586 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Saturday, August 11, at 10:59 p.m. ET, tickets must be purchased by 10:00 p.m. ET to be eligible for this drawing. 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.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $33 billion to education and sending more than 775,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $56.3 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Winning Numbers

Saturday, December 8, 2018

14-32-34-46-61-10-x2

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

$230 Million

Friday, December 7, 2018

4-10-20-33-57-13-x3

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

$245 Million

Saturday, December 8, 2018

10-15-28-38-43-44-x4

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

$3 Million

Thursday, December 6, 2018

28-32-35-42-48-4

Top Prize:

Monday, December 10, 2018

$1,000/Day for Life

Friday, December 7, 2018

3-15-32-47-7

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

$600,000

Sunday, December 9, 2018

6-8-11-16-25

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -5-9-3-8-7

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -0-6-0-8-9

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -4-8-2-7

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -4-3-9-1

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -8-8-0

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -4-3-2

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -2-8

Sunday, December 9, 2018

 -5-6