Susan Janssen of Madison today claimed her $10,000 Powerball prize from the August 15, 2012 drawing. Janssen picked up the game's third prize by matching four of five white ball numbers and the red Powerball. The odds of winning $10,000 playing Powerball are 1:648,976.
The winning ticket was purchased at Mike's Package Liquor on South Washington in Madison. 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. A single ticket sold in Michigan took the $337 million jackpot in the August 15 drawing; the jackpot starts over at $40 million for the next drawing on August 18.