$100,000 Powerball winner in Bismarck! Is it you?

A lucky North Dakota Lottery play won a six-figure prize.

$100,000 Powerball winner in Bismarck! Is it you?
Family Fare Supermarket on North 11th Street, Bismarck, where the winning $100,000 Powerball ticket was sold. Photograph credit to Google Maps.

Hold onto your hats, Bismarck! A lucky resident just won $100,000 in the April 1 Powerball drawing. This isn't an April Fool's joke – it's the real deal.

The winning ticket, purchased at Family Fare Supermarket on North 11th Street, matched four white balls (19, 24, 40, 42, 56) and the red Powerball (23). What really makes this win special is the Power Play option. For just $1 more, the player doubled their prize money from $50,000 to $100,000.

Have you checked your tickets? The North Dakota Lottery gives winners 180 days to claim their prize. If you think you might be the lucky winner, here's what to do:

  • Sign the back of your ticket immediately. Don't forget to fill out the information on the back as well.
  • Head to North Dakota Lottery's Bismarck office to claim your prize. The address is 1720 Burlington Drive, Suite C, Bismarck, ND 58504. 
  • Alternatively, mail your claim form. You can pick one up at any lottery retailer or download it from our North Dakota Lottery page. Once completed and signed, mail the form along with your ticket to North Dakota Lottery, PO Box 204, Bismarck, ND 58502-0204.

Thinking about joining the Powerball fun? Here's a quick guide:

  • Tickets cost $2 each.
  • Pick five white balls from 1 to 69 and one red Powerball from 1 to 26.
  • The overall odds of winning are 1 in 24.87.
  • Drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday night.
  • There are nine ways to win a prize! Match anywhere from two white balls to hitting the jackpot of all five white balls plus the Powerball. Don't forget about the Power Play option! For an extra dollar, you can multiply your non-jackpot winnings (except matching five white balls only) by up to ten times!

About the North Dakota Lottery

The North Dakota Lottery, established in 2003, offers a variety of games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, and in-state options like 2by2. More than just a chance to win big, the North Dakota Lottery contributes to the state in several ways:

Supporting North Dakota

A portion of every ticket goes towards the state's general fund, benefiting all North Dakotans. Funds are also directed to programs like compulsive gambling prevention and treatment, multijurisdictional drug task forces, and a statewide litigation pool. Since its inception, the Lottery has transferred over $139 million to these important initiatives.

Responsible gaming

The North Dakota Lottery promotes responsible gaming practices, encouraging players to play for fun and within their budget.

So, whether you're a longtime lottery enthusiast or just curious about trying your luck, the North Dakota Lottery offers a variety of games and contributes to the betterment of the state. Play responsibly, and good luck!


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