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Pierre Man Claims $5,020 Wild Card 2 Prize

For Immediate Release: 12/13/2012

Alvin "Bill" Eckstrom of Pierre on December 13, 2012 claimed his $5,020 Wild Card 2 prize from the December 12, 2012 drawing. Eckstrom matched five of five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to hit the game's $5,000 second prize, and also matched four of five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card on another play line of the same ticket for an additional $20. The odds of winning $5,000 playing Wild Card 2 are 1:90,619.

Eckstrom purchased his winning ticket at the Cowboy Country Store at 620 N. Euclid in Pierre. The business will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Wild Card 2 is played only in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. The jackpot currently sits at $430,000 for the next drawing on Saturday, December 15, 2012.


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