Feb 13, 2014 4:48 AM by AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The winner of a $10,000 Powerball prize has until Feb. 27 to claim it or the money goes into the lottery's unclaimed prize fund, which is returned to players in the form of increased payouts on scratch-off games and player promotions.
The Louisiana Lottery says the ticket for the Aug. 31 drawing was purchased at Irish Bayou Travel Center Casino in New Orleans. It matched four of the five white ball numbers drawn and the red Powerball number. The numbers were: 2, 7, 25, 40, 56 and Powerball 20.
The winning ticket expires at 5 p.m. Feb. 27.