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Ireland woman wins $2 million Powerball prize

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 10:45:32-05

LAND O' LAKES, Fla. — Annette Mahon, of Ashbourne, Ireland, claimed a $2 million prize from the Powerball drawing held on January 4, 2020. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers but did not match the Powerball number.

Mahon purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 2121 Collier Parkway in Land O' Lakes. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning POWERBALL ticket.

Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, exceeding more than $5.1 billion in sales, and yielding over $2 billion in education funding to date. Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, the Florida Lottery has had more than 94.1 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.4 billion in prizes, including 13 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.

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