BONITA SPRINGS, Florida – The Florida Lottery announced that one lucky ticket matched all five of the numbers plus the Powerball from last night’s Wednesday, January 29, 2020, drawing to win the $394 million ($274.6 million cash value) Powerball jackpot.
The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven convenience store located at 4520 Bonita Beach Road, in Bonita Springs, Florida which is located just a few miles south of Fort Myers.
The winning Powerball ticket was a Quick Pick.
The winning numbers are 9-12-15-31-60, Powerball 02, Power Play 2X.
Did Anyone Win POWERBALL?
There were 32 winners who matched 4 of 5 numbers plus the Powerball to win $50,000.
Eight of those 32 winning tickets are actually worth $100,000 because the optional Power Play was added which was 2X on Wednesday night.
How To Play POWERBALL
Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Powerball tickets cost $2 each.
Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls. Then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball.
To multiply your non-jackpot prizes, select the Power Play box. Power Play costs $1 more per play.
With Power Play, players can win $2 million for matching the five white balls or multiply his/her other non-jackpot prizes two to five times when the advertised jackpot is over $150 million, and up to 10 times when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less.
Drawings are held Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Tickets can be purchased until 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the night of the drawing.
POWERBALL Odds and Payout
The odds of winning the POWERBALL jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338.
All POWERBALL prizes are set payouts, except the jackpot. The jackpot prize will be shared among winners in all POWERBALL states.
The jackpot will be paid in 30 annual payments or a one-time cash payment of a reduced amount. If there is no jackpot winner, the money in the jackpot pool rolls over to the next POWERBALL drawing.