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Ocala woman claims $396.9 million Powerball prize in Bonita Springs

Posted at 2:34 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 14:34:39-04

OCALA, Fla. — Sheryll Goedert, 61, of Ocala, managing member of Vacation Life LLC, claimed the $396.9 million jackpot from the POWERBALL drawing held on January 29, 2020.

Goedert purchased the winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 4520 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning POWERBALL ticket.

The next Powerball drawing will be held Wednesday, March 11, at 10:59 p.m. with an estimated $110 million jackpot.

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