Gary Vawser of Yankton on April 8, 2011 claimed his $10,000 prize from the March 30, 2011 Powerball drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.
Vawser purchased his winning Quick Pick ticket at the Roadrunner on West 23rd Street in Yankton. The store will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the ticket, which matched four of five white ball numbers and the red Powerball to win the game's third prize. The odds of winning $10,000 playing Powerball are 1:723,145.
Powerball is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot currently sits at $20 million for the next drawing on Sat., April 9, 2011.