Mark Bell of Rapid City on March 28, 2012 claimed his $10,000 Powerball prize from the March 24, 2012 drawing at the Rapid City Lottery office. Bell matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's third prize; the odds of winning $10,000 playing Powerball are 1:648,976. The winning ticket was purchased at Family Thrift Center on Sturgis Road in Rapid City. The store will receive a $1,000 bonus for the sale.
Powerball is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot currently sits at $50 million for the next drawing which is tonight.