Brian Zimmer of Mitchell on December 4, 2012 claimed his $10,000 Powerball prize from the December 1, 2012 drawing. Zimmer 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 Family Thrift Center at 855 Omaha 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 on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.