Tony Schwader of Howard on September 17, 2012 claimed his $10,000 Powerball prize from the September 5, 2012 drawing. Schwader hit the game's third prize by matching four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball. The odds of winning $10,000 playing Powerball are 1:648,976.
He purchased his winning ticket at Corner Pantry at 105 East Highway 34 in Howard; 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 $149 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.