2016 Powerball Winners
Lisa and John Robinson
This lucky couple shared the historic $1.58 billion jackpot with two other lottery winners. Choosing a lump sum payment of $327,835,000 at Tennessee Lottery headquarters, the winners were the second winners in a row to win the Powerball in the state of Tennessee.
The Nickel 95 Trust
Trustee Maureen Smith walked into Florida Lottery headquarters to claim a lump-sum payment for $327,835,077 on behalf of the trust. Always playing the same lottery numbers, the winner came up big!
Marvin & Mae Acosta
These winners are the largest lottery winners in California Lottery history. Like other winners in this drawing, the Acostas hose a cash option of $327.8 million.
A resident of Pennsylvania, Stocklas won big in Florida. He took a lump-sum payment of $191,470,307 of a $291 million jackpot. Stocklas’ brother was also a Powerball winner, but unfortunately didn’t even win enough to cover lunch.
The Smith Family Lottery Pool
Shared by eight owners, these Powerball players won a $284 million jackpot. NJ Lottery officials were happy to announce the winners and praise them for seeking professional assistance with their win.
Robin Egg 2016 Nominee Trust
This anonymous winner took, you guessed it, a one-time cash payment of $256.3 million after winning the $487 million Powerball Jackpot. NH Lottery officials were equally happy about the large winning ticket.
William & Heather ten Broeke
This husband and wife got to claim their $246.8 million jackpot from the Georgia Lottery after their lucky numbers were drawn. Opting for a cash option, the couple walked away with $165.6 million.
Sometimes a winning lottery group is big. In this case, the group was made up of 20 co-workers. Splitting a $420.9 million jackpot with co-workers is something most people would be willing to do. Tennessee Lottery headquarters was full with this large group claiming their prize.
This Pennsylvania couple redeemed their winning lottery ticket at Delaware Lottery headquarters after winning the $121.6 million jackpot. Taking a $72.1 million cash option will help the couple donate to causes and charities important to them.