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Sole winner of the $168.5 million Powerball purchased in Boynton Beach

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — There is one very lucky Powerball winner in Florida.

The sole winner won the $168.5 million jackpot.

The winning numbers were 2-6-18-36-37 and the Powerball was 21.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Publix, located at 4770 North Congress Avenue in Boynton Beach. The retailer will receive $100,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Saturday, August 15, at 10:59 pm. Watch Fox4 live for the winning numbers.

Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, exceeding more than $5.3 billion in sales, and yielding over $2.1 billion in education funding to date. Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, the Florida Lottery has had more than 96.7 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.7 billion in prizes, including 14 jackpot winners. Florida was one of three states nationally to have a winner in the world record-setting $1.58 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.

Sole winner of the $168.5 million Powerball purchased in Boynton Beach BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — There is one very lucky Powerball winner in Florida. The sole winner won the $168.5 million

Florida player takes home $168.5 million POWERBALL jackpot

One lucky Florida player matched all five numbers and the Powerball in the Wednesday, August 12, POWERBALL® drawing, winning the $168.5 million jackpot!

The POWERBALL jackpot rolled 17 times since the June 13, 2020, drawing and generated approximately $16.5 million in contributions to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

The winning numbers were 2-6-18-36-37 and the Powerball was 21. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Publix, located at 4770 North Congress Avenue in Boynton Beach. The retailer will receive $100,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.

Wednesday night’s POWERBALL drawing also produced two $50,000 winners and one $100,000 winner! The $50,000 winning tickets were purchased at Publix, located at 841 Cypress Parkway in Poinciana, and at Publix, located at 3720 Northwest 13th Street in Gainesville. The $100,000 winning ticket was purchased at Publix, located at 18320 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach.

One lucky Florida player matched all five numbers and the Powerball in the Wednesday, August 12, POWERBALL® drawing, winning the $168.5 million jackpot!