Unclaimed Powerball Ticket Bought in Danville

Danville, VA - Check your tickets! Someone bought a Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing that ended up winning $1 million. The winning ticket was bought at Stop In Food Store, 2100 West Main Street in Danville. The winning numbers for the August 2 Powerball drawing were 12-26-44-46-47, and the Powerball number was 29. This ticket matched the first five numbers and missed only the Powerball number. Whoever has the ticket has 180 days from the drawing date to claim the prize. The Virginia Lottery advises that before doing anything else, the winner should immediately sign the back of the ticket to establish ownership. When the person is ready to claim the million-dollar prize, he or she should contact the Virginia Lottery at 804-692-7777. The store that sold the winning ticket will receive a $10,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery. This ticket was one of just four nationwide to match the first five numbers. No ticket matched all six numbers to win the jackpot.