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Winning Numbers Drawn for Lottery’s First Raffle Game - 12/31/2007
The South Dakota Lottery held the drawing for its first ever raffle game on New Year’s Eve. The grand prize winning ticket, worth $250,000, is ticket number 00066161. The ticket was sold in Watertown.(more)

Member of the Watertown 34 wins big again - 11/13/2007
Athena Rush of Watertown today claimed the $200,000 Powerball prize she won in Saturday night’s drawing. Rush was a member of “The Watertown 34,” the group of Minnesota Rubber workers that won a $50.9 million Powerball prize nearly five years ago.(more)

Sioux Falls man claims $144,157 Dakota Cash jackpot - 11/2/2007
Rick Bandy of Sioux Falls stepped forward today to claim the $144,157 Dakota Cash jackpot.(more)

Dunes man claims $200,000 Powerball prize - 10/31/2007
One of two outstanding six-figure lottery prizes has been claimed. Manoj Desai of Dunes has claimed the $200,000 Powerball prize he won in the October 6 drawing.(more)

$144,157 Dakota Cash jackpot won - 10/29/2007
A single ticket matched all five numbers in Saturday night’s Dakota Cash lotto game drawing to win the $144,157 jackpot. The winning ticket was sold in Sioux Falls.(more)

Crooks woman claims $200,000 Powerball prize - 10/11/2007
One of two big Powerball prizes won in the past week has been claimed.(more)

Another $200,000 Powerball prize won in South Dakota - 10/11/2007
For the second drawing in a row a Powerball prize of $200,000 was won in South Dakota.(more)

$200,000 Powerball ticket sold in South Dakota - 10/7/2007
A Powerball ticket sold in North Sioux City is worth $200,000 after Saturday night’s drawing.(more)

$72,625 Dakota Cash jackpot won - 8/2/2007
A single ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday night’s Dakota Cash lotto game drawing to win the $72,625 jackpot. The winning ticket was sold in Watertown.(more)

South Shore woman wins Dakota Cash jackpot - 8/2/2007
Kari Lee of South Shore is the winner of the $72,625 Dakota Cash jackpot. Lee and her husband LaVern today claimed the prize they won in the Wednesday, August 1 drawing.(more)

Lottery revenue tops $1.5 billion - 7/12/2007
The total amount of revenue raised by the South Dakota Lottery topped more than $1.5 billion at the recent completion of the state’s fiscal year.(more)

Lesterville couple claims Dakota Cash jackpot - 6/18/2007
Linda Lawrence of Lesterville is the winner of the $230,674 Dakota Cash jackpot. Lawrence and her husband Robert today claimed the prize they won in the Wednesday, June 13 drawing.(more)

$230,674 Dakota Cash jackpot won - 6/14/2007
A single ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday night’s Dakota Cash lotto game drawing to win the $230,674 jackpot. The winning ticket was sold in Bon Homme County.(more)

Cost to call Winning Numbers Hotline to increase - 5/21/2007
The cost to call the Lottery’s 900 phone number for lotto drawing results will soon increase an average of 35 cents per call.(more)

Aberdeen group wins big, again - 4/13/2007
A group of 17 people, mostly retired teachers and friends from Aberdeen, has claimed the $200,000 Powerball prize won in Wednesday night’s drawing. It wasn’t the first time the group has won a big lottery prize.(more)

$200,000 Powerball ticket sold in South Dakota - 4/12/2007
A lucky Powerball ticket sold in Aberdeen is worth $200,000 following last night’s drawing. The ticket was one of nine in the nation that matched the five white balls, but not the red Powerball to win the game’s second prize.(more)

$210,037 Dakota Cash jackpot ticket expires next week - 3/21/2007
A Dakota Cash lotto ticket worth $210,037 expires next week unless someone comes forward to claim the prize.(more)

Wild Card jackpot bigger than Lottery's signs can display - 2/12/2007
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 Wednesday’s drawing is really $1,030,000.(more)

$181,657 Dakota Cash jackpot won - 2/8/2007
A single ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday night’s Dakota Cash lotto game drawing to win the $181,657 jackpot. The winning ticket was sold in Watertown.(more)

Watertown Couple claims Dakota Cash jackpot - 2/8/2007
Richard Dunn of Watertown is the winner of the $181,657 Dakota Cash jackpot. Dunn and his wife Liz today claimed the sizeable prize they’d won Wednesday night.(more)