TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Luu Pham, 66, of Temple Terrace, claimed a $2 million POWERBALL® prize from the October 17 drawing. Pham's winning ticket was purchased from Silvermill Food Mart, 11292 W. Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. The retailer received a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the $2 million POWERBALL with Power Play® ticket.
Pham is the 11th Florida player to become a POWERBALL multi-millionaire since January, when improvements were made to the POWERBALL game that included increasing the prize from $1 million to $2 million for matching 5 of 5 winning numbers on a POWERBALL with Power Play ticket. In total, Florida players have won 63 POWERBALL prizes of $1 million or more.