BOYNTON BEACH, Florida – The Florida Lottery announced that a winning Powerball ticket was drawn last night on August 12, 2020, worth $168.5 million ($140 million cash value) was sold at a Publix in Boyton Beach, Florida.
The winning Powerball ticket was a Quick Pick sold at a Publix supermarket located at 770 North Congress Avenue.
But to claim the prize, the lucky winner will have to mail the winning ticket or drop it off in the Florida Lottery’s dropbox because the Florida Lottery offices remain closed to the public due to COVID-19.
The winning August 12, 2020, POWERBALL numbers for last night are 02, 06, 18, 36, 37, and a Powerball of 21 with Powerplay 2X.
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.
Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Powerball tickets cost $2 per 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.