Tonia Hall, 42, of Navarre, claimed a $1 million POWERBALL® prize from the Sept. 1 Florida Lottery drawing.
Hall's winning ticket was sold at Winn-Dixie, located at 3355 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Gulf Breeze. The retailer received a $1,000 bonus commission for selling the $1 million POWERBALL Quick Pick ticket.
Hall had tears of excitement in her eyes as she claimed her winnings. "My husband and I are so happy because we'll now be able to build a house equipped for our special needs child," Hall exclaimed. "It's such a blessing," she added.
More than 62,000 Florida players won between $4 and $1 million in the Sept. 1, POWERBALL draw. The multi-state lottery game is sold in Florida and 43 other states and districts across the United States. POWERBALL is a product of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL).
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