HELENA, Montana — A Montana Millionaire ticket sold in Butte won the $10,000 prize in Friday's "early bird" drawing.
The winning number was 035444 and the $20 ticket was sold at the Town Pump at 431 S. Montana St.
The winner was drawn from the nearly 48,000 tickets sold before 10 a.m. Friday. About 82,000 tickets remain for the final drawing.
Players who buy tickets before Dec. 20 are eligible for another $10,000 prize.
Numbers will be drawn on Jan. 1 for a $1 million prize, two $100,000 prizes and three more $10,000 prizes.
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