The decision to purchase a Powerball ticket at Circle K, 1435 Kirkwood Road in St. Louis (63127), led local Daniel Abel to a $10,000 cash prize. Abel, 53, who matched four out of five white-ball numbers and the Powerball during the Jan. 23 drawing, claimed his winnings at the Lottery’s St. Louis regional office on Jan. 25.
Powerball is a multi-state game that gives players nine ways to win cash prizes with a jackpot starting at $20 million. The game also offers second-level prizes of $200,000 and third-level prizes of $10,000 in its drawings held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. A current list of unclaimed prizes is available at Molottery.com.
The Missouri Lottery generates nearly $1 billion a year in sales and contributes more than $200 million annually to Missouri public education programs, including the A+ Scholarship Program, Special Education Excess Costs and Vocational Technical Schools. For a complete list of programs funded, go to Molottery.com.