$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Molino

March 29, 2013

Someone who purchased a Powerball ticket in Molino for Wednesday’s drawing won $1 million.

The Florida Lottery confirmed Friday morning that one ticket sold for Wednesday night’s Powerball draw matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball number itself.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at Tom Thumb at Highway 29 and Highway 97 in Molino. The winning numbers from Wednesday night’s Powerball draw were 43-48-07-37-52, and the Powerball was 16.  The Powerball jackpot rolled, resulting in a $50 million jackpot for the Saturday, March 30 drawing.

More than 47,000 Florida players won between $4 and $10,000 in the Wednesday, March 27, Powerball draw.  The multi-state lottery game is sold in Florida and 43 other states and districts across the United States.

Comments

18 Responses to “$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Molino”

  1. Anita Macks on August 8th, 2013 8:57 am

    I am so happy for you I don’t know you but God Bless you and your family.Enjoy

  2. Mary Denham on April 1st, 2013 5:22 pm

    Happy, Happy, Happy for you. Congratulations to you and your family.

  3. tom thumb employee on April 1st, 2013 9:52 am

    @who no we do not get any of the money we would just yo like to know who won so we can know who sold it

  4. Kay on March 31st, 2013 9:39 am

    Congratulations to the winner……from the comments it’s some home town folks and that makes it even better!!……Molino is getting to be a popular place for Lottery winners…….you can’t win if you don’t play! Again congrats to the new millionaires……enjoy!!!!

  5. kim & chris ;) on March 30th, 2013 11:44 am

    Awww we love u toooooo- congrats i know this money is a blessing :)

  6. The Lucky Family on March 30th, 2013 10:40 am

    @ Danny Hall….one thing you can bet, there are no dummies here..Lots of education in this family..including major, minor,and soon a Doctorate degree..2 that saves lives…Id say this family can count just fine..all the way to the Bank..’That being what the winner says in Fact” @ EVERYONE ELSE..thanks for the congrats..its just sinking in,.doesn’t really seem real..LOL…Everyone will know who, for sure in the up coming week..still trying to get all the facts and proper way to handle this.We dont want to miss count anything. God knows we dont want to owe the government a dime when we’re done! As far as i can see we have always paid our dues and then some.So that shouln’t be a concern.Never got a dime for any government assistance.We have always worked for our money,just as many of you do..Last but not least,Thank you God: for always watching over my family,some may say gambling is a sin..but we didnt gamble,he did!! We won! Not to mention the powerball gives back into education..like bright futures..etc…so its for the good as far as im concerned! Thanks again to all our friends that are happy for us!! To Kim n Chris: We will soon celebrate,i love you both so much!

  7. Brian Tucker on March 30th, 2013 8:40 am

    whoever it is I know they don’t owe child support or any back taxes, yALL just let the man or woman enjoy their winnings

  8. Jes jones on March 30th, 2013 1:55 am

    I work for Tom Thumb. The cashier does not get any money from the winning ticket. Some winners will give the cashier that sold the ticket some money. Most give about 10%. But it is usually just a handful that does that.

  9. Vyda Ward Steele on March 29th, 2013 8:32 pm

    Wouldn’t ‘t you know that little hole in the wall would be put on the map someday. It probably doesn’t matter who won it,they need it. Good luck to them.

  10. D on March 29th, 2013 8:13 pm

    Wow! That hits close to home. I would be afraid of winning the lottery – paying the taxes – When all is said and done I’d probably owe the gov’t money. Ha Ha but I’m gonna keep trying anyway…

  11. Reality Check on March 29th, 2013 8:09 pm

    Yeah, the clerk gets something. The clerk gets their usual pay per hour….for doing their job.

  12. dennis on March 29th, 2013 7:20 pm

    If he owes back child support I hope they get a year in advance. With DNA he can’t deny it and he should have to pay for it to be raised, not the system.

  13. Nancy on March 29th, 2013 4:13 pm

    Well….by the time they get taxed and hopefully don’t owe the IRS or back
    child support, they may come out with a little bit! Congratulations!

  14. who on March 29th, 2013 4:00 pm

    i know the store gets a portion of this money, but what about the clerk that sold the ticket, do they get anything?

  15. :) on March 29th, 2013 3:46 pm

    I know who it is. . . . . .congratulations!!!

  16. Tina on March 29th, 2013 1:58 pm

    Well, it wasn’t me but congratulations to the winner :)

  17. Danny Hall on March 29th, 2013 1:02 pm

    CORRECTION – “give me THE money”

  18. Danny Hall on March 29th, 2013 1:00 pm

    The winner says , “oh , I don’t know if I can count that high” – give me the money & I’ll show you how to count it ! !





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