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April 12, 2024


$1,000,000 POWERBALL® ticket purchased in Rehoboth Beach

Dover, DE — A 45-year-old man from Rehoboth Beach has claimed a $1,000,000 prize from the POWERBALL® drawing on April 6, 2024. The man, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the winning ticket at Wawa #871 on Veterans Way in Rehoboth Beach.

Utilizing the Quick Pick option to select his numbers, the winner successfully matched five numbers, leading to his remarkable win. Expressing disbelief upon discovering his victory, he chose to share the exciting news with his mother first.

“I couldn’t believe I won. I thought a friend was playing a joke on me!” said the winner. “I plan to put some of the winnings towards paying off my house, buying my mom a car, and taking small family vacation.”

"We extend our sincere congratulations to the winner on his monumental $1 million prize," said Helene Keeley, Director of the Delaware Lottery. "We are thrilled to celebrate this monumental win and the positive impact it will have on the winner’s life."

The winning numbers from the April 6, 2024 drawing were 22, 27, 44, 52, and 69. The POWERBALL® number was 9, and the Power Play number was 3X.

POWERBALL® drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday nights at 10:59PM EST. Tickets can be purchased until 9:45PM EST on the day of the drawing. To find a Delaware Lottery retailer near you, please visit: Where To Buy | Delaware Lottery.

The man claimed his prize from Lottery Headquarters on April 8, 2024.

About the Delaware Lottery:
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed $6.0 billion to the state’s General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, MEGA MILLIONS®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, Sports Lottery and Instant Games, iGaming, Video Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.

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