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$200,000 Powerball Prize Won in South Dakota

For Immediate Release: 8/31/2009

(PIERRE) - A Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $200,000 following Saturday night's drawing. The lucky ticket matched the five white balls but not the red Powerball number to win the game's second prize. It is the sixth time this year the prize has been won in South Dakota.

The winning Powerball numbers for the Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 drawing were: 1, 20, 37,52, 53 and the Powerball was 33. The Power Play multiplier was 3.

Lottery director Norm Lingle said the ticketholder should sign the back of the ticket immediately, put it in a safe place, and contact the Lottery office in Rapid City (605-394-5106) or Pierre (605-773-5770) to make arrangements to validate the ticket and claim the prize. The winner has up to 180 days to claim the prize.

Powerball is played in 30 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Island. The odds of winning the $200,000 prize are 1:5,138,133. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1:195,249,054.

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