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Royal Palm Beach man wins $2 million jackpot playing Powerball

Clairmond Francois, 59, bought the winning ticket at Winn-Dixie
Posted at 12:02 PM, Jan 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-05 12:02:07-05

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. — A 59-year-old Palm Beach County man recently claimed a big prize playing Powerball.

Officials said Clairmond Francois claimed the $2 million jackpot from the Florida Powerball drawing held on Oct. 1.

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Francois purchased his jackpot-winning ticket at a Winn-Dixie grocery store located at 7915 South Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach.

Lottery officials said the retailer will receive a bonus commission of $5,000 for selling the winning ticket.

The next Powerball drawing will be held Saturday at 10:59 p.m. with an estimated $325 million jackpot.