Henry Fales of Cheyenne, WY on January 3, 2012 claimed his $10,000 prize from the Dec. 30, 2011 Mega Millions drawing at the Rapid City Lottery office.
Fales matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to win the game's third prize. The odds of winning $10,000 playing Mega Millions are 1:698,065. He purchased his winning ticket at the Loaf 'N Jug on Rushmore Road in Rapid City. The store will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
Mega Millions is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot currently sits at $15 million for the next drawing which is tonight.