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Madison man wins $856,000 Wild Card prize - 12/30/2002
A huge Christmas gift arrived a few days late for Wayne Lemme of Madison when he matched all six numbers in the Saturday, December 28, Wild Card drawing to win the $856,000 jackpot.(more)

Kyle man scratches off $100,000 on Friday the 13th - 10/13/2002
Raymond Martinez of Kyle never needs to be suspicious of Friday the 13th again after scratching off one of the largest lump-sum scratch ticket prizes ever offered by the South Dakota Lottery.(more)

Sioux Falls man is latest $100,000 Powerball winner - 9/10/2002
Acie W. Matthews of Sioux Falls is the latest South Dakota player to win $100,000 playing Powerball.(more)

Pierre man wins Dakota Cash jackpot - 9/9/2002
Eldon Peterson of Pierre claimed $174,358 with his winning Dakota Cash ticket.(more)

Record sales, revenues to the state - 8/13/2002
Fiscal Year 2002 was a record-setting one for the South Dakota Lottery. The state agency produced over $109.4 million in revenue for state projects and programs – a 7.8 percent increase over FY01.(more)