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Power Bowl winners headed for Houston - 12/22/2003
Steve Breuer of Sioux Falls and Guy Gentz of Sturgis are the lucky winners of trips-for-two prize packages and are making plans to attend professional football’s greatest weekend in Houston.(more)

Two back to back Dakota Cash wins - 12/16/2003
John Sundahl of Pierre and Ronald Bjerk of Watertown won back-to-back $20,000 Dakota Cash jackpots last week.(more)

Sioux Falls woman wins Nov. 22 Dakota Cash jackpot - 11/25/2003
The second of two big winners from Saturday night’s lottery drawings has claimed her prize.(more)

Aberdeen Couple Claims $100,000 Powerball prize - 11/24/2003
The first of two big winners in Saturday night’s lotto drawings has claimed their prize.(more)

Custer Man Claims $354,838 Wild Card 2 Jackpot - 11/20/2003
George Nelson Wolf of Custer is the winner of the 9th largest jackpot in South Dakota Lottery history. Wolf won the $354,838 Wild Card 2 lotto jackpot in the October 25, 2003 drawing.(more)

Lottery Waiting to Hear from $354,838 Wild Card 2 Jackpot Winner - 10/30/2003
The South Dakota Lottery is waiting for the winner of a $354,838 jackpot to come forward. A South Dakota Lottery player won the Wild Card 2 lotto game jackpot by matching all six numbers in the drawing.(more)

Lottery Adds Second Trip Prize to Power Bowl Sunday Promotion - 10/22/2003
South Dakota Lottery players now have two chances to win a trip to professional football’s championship game in Houston this February. The Lottery has added a second trip prize package to its current Power Bowl Sunday promotion.(more)

Lottery Orders Review of Lotto Network Following Outage Last Saturday Night - 10/16/2003
The South Dakota Lottery has ordered IGT Online Entertainment Systems (IGT-OES), the Lottery’s vendor for the state’s lotto network, to perform a complete review of the network after it went down for nearly two and half hours last Saturday night.(more)

Ft. Pierre Man Claims $100,000 Prize - 9/19/2003
Raymond Rathbun of Fort Pierre is the state’s latest $100,000 Powerball winner. (more)

Spearfish Man Wins $60,211 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 9/5/2003
Bill Collins of Spearfish is the 82nd Dakota Cash jackpot winner in the game’s history. He and his wife Joyce claimed their $60,211 jackpot prize at the Lottery office in Pierre on Thursday.(more)

Valley Springs Woman Wins $103,289 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 7/10/2003
A Valley Springs woman won the $103,289 Dakota Cash jackpot. Wanita Hayne claimed her jackpot prize at the Sioux Falls Lottery office earlier today.(more)

Sioux Falls man wins $100,000 Powerball prize - 6/6/2003
Larry Schafer of Sioux Falls is the 94th person to win a $100,000 Powerball prize sold in South Dakota.(more)

Harris named State Lottery Director - 5/7/2003
After serving as the acting executive director for almost three years, Clint Harris has been officially appointed to head the South Dakota Lottery by Secretary of Revenue and Regulation Gary Viken.(more)

Dakota Cash Jackpot Winner Found - 5/1/2003
Arlene Carter-Snyder, Piedmont, is the $73,237 Dakota Cash jackpot winner Lottery officials had been looking for after she left a Piedmont convenience store two weeks ago without knowing she’d won.(more)

Lottery Looking for Woman Who Left $73,237 Ticket in Piedmont Store - 4/24/2003
The South Dakota Lottery is looking for the woman who left a Piedmont convenience store last Friday morning without knowing she had won more than $73,000.(more)

Gov. Rounds appoints new Lottery commissioners - 3/13/2003
Gov. Mike Rounds has appointed four new members to the South Dakota Lottery Commission.The seven-member commission oversees the operation of the state lottery.(more)

93rd $100,000 Powerball winner claims prize - 2/26/2003
A Minnesota man who works in Sioux Falls is the 93rd person to win a $100,000 Powerball prize sold in South Dakota. Kurt Bly of Hills, Minnesota, won by matching 5 numbers, but not the Powerball, in the Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003 drawing.(more)

Sioux Falls Couple Claims $261,232 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 2/25/2003
Jill and Wayne Rand of Sioux Falls today claimed the 4th largest Dakota Cash jackpot won since the game began in 1993. The Rands won the $261,232 jackpot for the Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003 drawing.(more)

Montrose woman scratches off $150,000 winner - 2/14/2003
Barb Morrison received a great present just in time for Valentine's Day. The Montrose woman is the first top-prize winner of the South Dakota Lottery's 15 Grand Years scratch game. (more)

Watertown players win state's first Powerball jackpot - 2/5/2003
“The Watertown 34” were presented with an oversized ceremonial check of $50,900,000 for their half of Saturday’s Powerball jackpot at an award ceremony in Pierre today.(more)

Powerball jackpot-winning ticket sold in South Dakota - 2/2/2003
South Dakota Lottery officials this morning confirmed that one of the two winning tickets for last night's $101,800,000 million estimated Powerball jackpot was sold in South Dakota. The other winning ticket was sold in Indiana. The two winners will split the jackpot. (more)