Winning the lottery feels like it's almost impossible. But it does happen to very lucky people in South Dakota who purchase these significant tickets.

The previous Powerball Jackpot total on Saturday, November 25th was worth $340 million. With the holidays around the corner, this money is life-changing! Some people wouldn't think winning is possible. But one person from South Dakota did win a portion of the Powerball Jackpot prize after Saturday night's drawing. The winning ticket was sold at a South Dakota convenience store.

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Facebook post from the South Dakota Lottery confirmed the exciting news that a mystery lottery ticket was sold in Orchard Meadows Common in Rapid City. How much money was this lucky South Dakota ticket? Enough to buy a new car, about ten Christmas dinners, or maybe even make a down payment on a house.

The winning ticket sold at Orchard Meadows Common in Rapid City was worth...$50,015! Although it's not the jackpot prize from Saturday's drawing, that is still a substantial amount of money. To give you an idea of how close the winner was to winning the entire Powerball Jackpot, the South Dakota Lottery said this ticket was just one number away. Wow...hard to imagine being that close to winning!

These were the winning Powerball Jackpot numbers from Saturday evening's drawing on November 25th:

27,33, 63, 66, and 68 the Powerball is 09

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Don't worry: There is still another chance for you to become a millionaire! The next drawing for the Powerball Jackpot will be on Wednesday, November 29th. The new Powerball Jackpot total is $374 million.

If you happen to be a South Dakota Powerball winner, sign the back of your ticket and take it to a South Dakota Lottery validation center. The Rapid City office is located at 221 Mall Drive. More information can be found here.

Good luck and always play responsibly!

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