Meet the latest winners from your favorite lottery games. Remember, it only takes one ticket to win!

Former IA Governor Tom Vilsack Claims $150,000 Powerball Prize

Tom Vilsack / $150,000

February 10, 2020

CLIVE, Iowa — Of the many titles Tom Vilsack has had in his life, including mayor, state senator, Iowa governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, he now has another he admits he never expected: big Powerball winner.

Vilsack claimed a $150,000 Powerball prize Monday at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Clive.

Michigan Lottery Powerball Winner Barb Brown

Barb Brown / $100,000

February 10, 2020

LANSING, Mich. - Beginner's luck helped a Macomb County woman win a $100,000 Powerball prize from the Michigan Lottery.

Barb Brown, of Clinton Township, matched four of the white balls and the Powerball - 09-12-15-31-60 PB: 02 - in the Jan. 29 drawing to win a $50,000 prize. Thanks to the Powerplay, her prize was multiplied by two for a $100,000 prize. She bought her winning ticket online at

Maryland Lottery Powerball Winner Melanie Wright

Melanie Wright / $50,000

February 5, 2020

Baltimore, Md. – Melanie Wright of Baltimore left Maryland Lottery headquarters a happy woman after claiming a $50,000 third-tier prize from the Jan 29 Powerball drawing.

A veteran Lottery player, Melanie has tried her luck with Powerball, Mega Millions, Multi-Match, Pick 3 and Pick 4 for 20 years. Previously, the city resident had won only small amounts from the various drawings. The $6 quick-pick ticket she bought for this drawing delivered a far different outcome.

New Mexico Lottery Powerball Winner Lisa Spears

Lisa Spears / $50,000

February 5, 2020

Lisa Spears of Lovington won $50,000 playing Powerball from the New Mexico Lottery. Spears matched four white balls and the red Powerball in the January 4, 2020 drawing. She bought her winning ticket at Stripes #125 on North Main Street in Lovington, New Mexico. 

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Vacation Life LLC / $396.9 Million

January 29, 2020

TALLAHASSEE (March 10, 2020) - The Florida Lottery announces that 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. The Vacation Life LLC chose to receive the winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment in the amount of $276,558,034.09.

28 co-workers share $1 million Powerball prize in Minnesota

Team APG / $1,000,000

January 28, 2020

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – A group of 28, who work together in Coon Rapids and call their lottery pool “Team APG,” claimed a $1 million Powerball prize this afternoon. “If we had one more number, our group name would be ‘Retired,’” quipped one member.

“I had $1 million sitting on my desk since Saturday!” said Dustin Uran of Minneapolis, who purchases the tickets.

Virginia Lottery Powerball Winner Mary Evans

Mary Evans / $1,000,000

January 24, 2020

Mary Evans didn’t run out to the store to buy a Powerball ticket.  There was no need: She was already covered.  The Mechanicsville woman bought her tickets using the Virginia Lottery’s “subscribe online” function to play from her home. 

Massachusetts Powerball Winner Rory Richards

Rory Richards / $1,000,000

January 17, 2020

Rory Richards of Swampscott is the winner of a $1 million Powerball prize after the first five numbers on his ticket matched those selected in the game’s Saturday, January 11 drawing. 

Richards claimed his $1 million prize (before taxes) at the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Dorchester headquarters Friday, January 17.  His winning numbers were a combination of family birthdays and ages.

Ali Zadi, Superior Discount owner, poses with $20,000 lottery bonus check

Tammi & James Miller / $2,000,000

January 9, 2020

BATON ROUGE – Metairie residents Tammi and James Miller are the Louisiana Lottery’s newest millionaires, after winning $2 million during the Oct. 26, 2019 Powerball drawing.

“I saw on Facebook that someone in Metairie won $2 million on Powerball,” Tammi explained. “I didn’t think there was any way it could be my ticket though, so I took my time finding it.” 

Minnesota Lottery Powerball Winner John Engstrom

John Engstrom / $1,000,000

January 8, 2020

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – A college professor from southwest Minnesota who has been enriching the minds of students for 20 years struck it rich by winning $1 million playing Powerball. 

​​John Engstrom of Mountain Lake said it was a “fluke” that he even purchased a Powerball ticket on Dec. 18, 2019. ​​