Doug Zens of Tulare on April 2, 2012 claimed his $10,000 Mega Millions prize from the March 30, 2012 drawing at the Pierre Lottery office.
Zens matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to pick up the game's third prize. His was one of three tickets sold in South Dakota worth $10,000 from Friday's record-breaking draw. The odds of winning the third prize playing Mega Millions are 1:689,065. The winning ticket was purchased at Appel Oil Company on West Third Street in Redfield. The store will receive a $1,000 bonus for the sale.
Mega Millions is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Mega Millions jackpot currently sits at $12 million for the next drawing on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.