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2 from Jacksonville area are semi-finalists to become Powerball’s First Millionaire of the Year

Powerball First Millionaire of the Year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two people from the Jacksonville area are semi-finalists in the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year promotion.

The Florida Lottery on Monday released the list of 50 Florida semi-finalists, which includes Elaine Fraser from Jacksonville and Brittany Miller from Hilliard.

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Each winner will receive $1,000 and be entered into a national drawing where five finalists will be selected for a chance to become the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year, the Florida Lottery said.

The $1 million grand prize winner -- the “First Millionaire of the Year” -- will be selected on live TV during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022.

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In addition to getting a chance winning the $1 million, each national finalist will receive an at-home New Year’s Eve party package that includes:

  • $10,000 cash
  • A deluxe dinner for eight
  • A 70-inch LED TV
  • A karaoke system
  • A premium laptop computer
  • $500 to spend at Party City

The Florida Lottery said the 50 Florida semi-finalists were randomly selected from all entries received into the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year Promotion between August 22 to September 27, 2021.

Photos: Florida Lottery winners from the Jacksonville area