Christina Chau of Sioux Falls on September 12, 2013 claimed her $40,000 Powerball prize from the September 11, 2013 drawing. Chau matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to hit the game's $10,000 3rd prize but because she purchased the Power Play option for an additional $1, her prize was multiplied to $40,000. The odds of winning $40,000 playing Powerball are 1:648,976.
Chau purchased her winning ticket at Lewis Drug, 4409 East 26th in Sioux Falls. The store will receive a $4,000 bonus for the sale.
Powerball is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot currently sits at $317 million for the next drawing on Saturday, September 14, 2013.