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Spearfish man claims $200,000 Powerball prize - 12/22/2006
Michael Gomez of Spearfish stepped forward today to claim his $200,000 Powerball prize won in the July 1, 2006 drawing.(more)

$200,000 Powerball Ticket Expires in One Week - 12/21/2006
A Powerball ticket worth $200,000 expires in one week unless someone comes forward to claim the prize.(more)

Dakota Cash jackpot won in May becomes Thanksgiving surprise - 11/23/2006
Just days before his winning ticket expired, Mark Klewicki of Rapid City claimed the $170,693 Dakota Cash jackpot he won in May.(more)

Lottery’s latest winners headed to Las Vegas - 11/14/2006
The four latest lottery winners and their guests are headed to fabulous Las Vegas by winning the recent Viva Hot Vegas promotion.(more)

Three big lotto prizes still unclaimed - 11/2/2006
The South Dakota Lottery is waiting for three big lotto winners to come forward, and time is running short to claim the first of the three prizes.(more)

Dakota Cash jackpot claimed in Rapid City - 10/23/2006
Dianna and Jack Venable of Rapid City won Saturday night’s Dakota Cash jackpot worth $26,669. They purchased their ticket at EZ Mart in Rapid Valley.(more)

Hot Lotto jackpot reaches record $11.34 million - 10/19/2006
The estimated jackpot for Saturday night’s Hot Lotto drawing is $11.32 million, making it the biggest ever in the game’s history.(more)

$210,037 Dakota Cash Jackpot Won - 10/2/2006
A single ticket matched all five numbers in Saturday night’s Dakota Cash lotto game drawing to win the $210,037 jackpot. The winning ticket was sold in Huron.(more)

Martin man claims $200,000 Powerball prize - 9/15/2006
Ronald Dailey, Jr. is the state’s latest Powerball winner, matching five numbers but not the Powerball number. He claimed his $200,000 prize at the Lottery Redemption Center in Pierre today.(more)

200,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in South Dakota - 9/14/2006
A ticket that won $200,000 in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing was sold in Martin. The ticket was one of five in the nation that matched the five white balls, but not the red Powerball to win the game’s second prize.(more)

Huron Couple Wins New Ford Mustang GT Convertible at State Fair - 9/6/2006
Roger and Reva Pownell of Huron won a new Ford Mustang GT convertible from the Lottery. The car is one of four of the top prizes in the Lottery’s new Mustang Money game.(more)

Wild Card Jackpot Too Big for Lottery’s Signs - 8/3/2006
The jackpot signs at Lottery retail locations across the state say the top prize for the Wild Card 2 lotto game is $999 thousand, but that’s because the signs can’t go any higher. The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is really $1,015,000.(more)

$200,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in South Dakota - 7/3/2006
A ticket that won $200,000 in Saturday’s Powerball drawing was sold in Spearfish. The ticket was one of two in the nation that matched the five white balls, but not the red Powerball to win the game’s second prize. (more)

Pierre Couple Claims $116.8 Million Powerball Jackpot - 6/6/2006
The winners of the biggest jackpot ever won in South Dakota have claimed their prize.(more)

$170,693 Dakota Cash Jackpot Won - 6/1/2006
A single ticket matched all five numbers to win last night’s Dakota Cash jackpot worth $170,693. The winning ticket was sold in Rapid City.(more)

$116.8 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in South Dakota - 5/18/2006
The single jackpot-winning ticket for last night’s Powerball drawing was sold in Pierre, South Dakota. The ticket matched all five white balls and the red Powerball to win the $116.8 million jackpot.(more)

Powerball Jackpot Run Generates $851,702 in State Revenue - 2/21/2006
The winning ticket for Saturday’s record $365 million Powerball jackpot wasn’t sold in South Dakota, but the tickets players bought trying generated more than $850,000 in revenue to the state.(more)

$68,995 Dakota Cash and $200,000 Powerball Prizes Won - 2/16/2006
While no one won the Powerball jackpot, a $200,000 Powerball prize and the $68,995 Dakota Cash jackpot were both won in South Dakota in last night’s drawings.(more)

Record Powerball Jackpot Triggers Match 5 Bonus - 2/16/2006
No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing and the jackpot has reached a record $365 million. The record jackpot triggers a feature of the game called the Match 5 Bonus prize pool which boosts the game’s second prize when the jackpot is won.(more)

Two big lottery prizes claimed - 2/16/2006
The two lottery players who won the biggest prizes in South Dakota in Wednesday night’s drawings today claimed their prizes.(more)

Brookings Woman Wins $50,000 Powerball Power Play Prize - 2/10/2006
Vivian Froehlich of Brookings today claimed a $50,000 Powerball Power Play prize she won in the Wednesday, Feb. 8 drawing.(more)