Deleware – A 48-year-old Millsboro woman has won a $1,000,000 prize, before taxes, by matching the 5 white balls in the May 16th POWERBALL® drawing. The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket at Royal Farms #123 - Oak Orchard in Millsboro.
"This win puts the POWERBALL® total payout at $1.93 million year-to-date," said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery. "The 2020 Draw Games total payout has reached $17.1 million - we're happy to see Delaware residents playing these games and taking home big wins like this, especial during these tough times. Congratulations to our lucky winner!"
While the winner did consent to an interview, she was unable to be reached for comment during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The woman claimed her prize at Lottery Headquarters on May 22, 2020.
POWERBALL® drawings are held Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Tickets are $2 per game. POWERBALL® with Power Play® tickets are $3 per game.
Playing POWERBALL® is fun and easy - simply use a playslip to select five white numbers from 1 to 69 and one red POWERBALL® number from 1 to 26, or you can use Quick Pick and let the computer randomly select your numbers. For more information, visit delottery.com.
About the Delaware Lottery: Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed $5.4 billion to the state's General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, MEGA MILLIONS®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, Sports Lottery and Instant Games, iGaming, Video Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at delottery.com, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery's office in Dover.