Powerball Winners still unknown

Posted at 10:40 AM, Jun 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-03 14:04:32-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--Two Florida powerball winning tickets are out there and millions of dollars just waiting to be claimed but if the winners don't come forward it goes to a good cause.

Its the million dollar question, who won the record more the $590.5 million dollar powerball jackpot?

"Of course we're all anticipating their arrival, but as of right now they have not contacted us and we are still waiting to hear from the winner," said Randy Fox.

Whoever's the big winner, they still have 180 days to claim their cash, but if they don't Randy Fox, the Tallahassee Florida Lottery District Manager says students will benefit.

"80-percent goes back to Florida Education Enhancement Trust Fund, the other 20-percent goes back to prizes or other promotions," said Fox.

Fox says the department has contributed more than $25 billion dollars towards education.

Its a great feeling for Brian Tease who's been contributing to the fund himself for 20 years.

Tease says if he were to hit the powerball he'd keep it a secret.

"I would, I would wait a little while before I came foward," said Tease.

He says he's won big before.

"The first thing I did was, I tithed to my church and handed the rest to my wife and let her pay off all the bills," said Tease.

If you do have the winning tickets Fox says keep it in a safe place.

WTXL is the official lottery station in Tallahassee and we'll let you know if the winners come forward.