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WINNER COUNT: December 27-28, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/29/2011
A $25,561 Dakota Cash winner is among the 9,288 lucky people pocketing a total of $59,687 in cash from the December 27-28, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 23-24, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/27/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 13,037 South Dakota players picking up a total of $59,158 in the December 23-24, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 20-21, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/22/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 11,043 lucky individuals winning a total of $56,666 in cash from the December 20-21, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 - 12/22/2011
A ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $5,000 following the December 21, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 16-17, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/19/2011
10,642 players pocketed a total of $43,401 in prize money following the December 16-17, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 13-14, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/15/2011
9,631 South Dakota players had winning tickets for the December 13-14, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Dallas Man Wins $100,000 Scratch Ticket Top Prize - 12/14/2011
Robert Carter of Dallas on December 14, 2011 claimed his $100,000 top prize from the South Dakota Gold scratch game at the Pierre Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 9-10, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/12/2011
A Dakota Cash jackpot winning ticket from Estelline is among the 9,776 South Dakota winners from the December 9-10, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 6-7, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/8/2011
9,132 South Dakota players are splitting a total of $31,504 in winnings after the December 6-7, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: December 2-3, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/5/2011
9,506 South Dakota players are sharing in $36,157 in total winnings following the December 2-3, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Aberdeen Woman Claims $30,000 Top Scratch Ticket Prize - 12/2/2011
Alissa Cavanaugh of Aberdeen on December 2, 2011 claimed her $30,000 top prize on the Ruby Red Slingo game.(more)

WINNER COUNT: November 29-30, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 12/1/2011
Two jackpot winners, both sold in Mitchell, are among the 9,388 South Dakota players sharing in $221,508 in winnings from the November 29-30, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Pennsylvania Man Claims $59.9 Powerball Jackpot - 11/28/2011
Steven Lloyd of Harding, Pennsylvania has claimed his $59.9 million jackpot from the November 19, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

Connecticut Men Claim $254 Million Powerball Jackpot - 11/28/2011
Three Connecticut men have come forward to claim the $254 million jackpot from the Nov. 2, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Nov. 22, 23, 25 and 26, 2011 Drawings - 11/28/2011
17,853 South Dakota players had plenty to be thankful for last week, winning a total of $62,538 in the drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: November 18-19, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 11/21/2011
9,755 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $43,377 in prize money following the November 18-19, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

California Man Claims $78 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 11/21/2011
Charles Hairston of Paso Robles, CA has claimed the $78 million Mega Millions jackpot from the November 1, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: November 15-16, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 11/17/2011
A $10,003 Powerball winner is among the 9,254 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $44,270 in winnings from the November 15-16, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball - 11/17/2011
A ticket worth $10,003 was sold in Rapid City for the November 16, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: November 8-9, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 11/10/2011
8,853 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $33,224 in prize winnings from the November 8-9, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Iowa Man Claims $7.5 Million Hot Lotto Jackpot - 11/10/2011
Wally Markham of Waterloo, IA on Nov. 9, 2011 claimed his $7.5 million Hot Lotto jackpot from the Nov. 5, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: November 4-5, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 11/7/2011
10,236 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $39,553 in prize money from the November 4-5, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Rapid City Woman Claims $50,000 Powerball Prize - 11/4/2011
Lisa DeVries of Rapid City always spends an extra dollar to get the Power Play option on her Powerball ticket. On October 29, 2011, she found out what a great investment that dollar was when she matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball in that night’s drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: November 1-2, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 11/3/2011
High jackpots meant more tickets sold and more winners for the November 1-2, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Jackpot Winners Claim Prizes - 11/1/2011
The winners of two jackpots from the October 29, 2011 lotto drawings in South Dakota have claimed their prizes.(more)

WINNER COUNT: October 28-29, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/31/2011
14,863 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $265,387 in prize money from the October 28-29, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT:October 25-26, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/27/2011
12,189 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $51,267 in prize money following the October 25-26, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Wanblee Woman Wins Car in Instant Scratch Game - 10/25/2011
Talena Standing Bear Montelongo has always wanted a black car but with her past vehicles, it just never worked out that she got one. Now it looks like Standing Bear Montelongo will be getting just what she wanted…and for only $5. (more)

Gillette, WY Woman Claims $68,071 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 10/24/2011
Deidre McInerney of Gillette, WY on October 24, 2011 claimed her $68,071 Dakota Cash jackpot from the August 17, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: October 21-22, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/24/2011
11,722 South Dakota players are saying "I'm a winner!" following the October 21-22, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: October 18-19, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/20/2011
10,868 South Dakota players became winners of a total of $44,810 from the October 18-19, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Coeur d'Alene, ID Man Claims Wild Card 2 Jackpot - 10/20/2011
Ralph Paul of Coeur d'Alene, ID has claimed the $145,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot from the October 8, 2011 drawing.(more)

Gettysburg Woman Claims $50,000 Top Scratch Game Prize - 10/18/2011
Shantel Geiman of Gettysburg knew when to hold 'em and when to cash them in. She's the latest $50,000 top prize winner in the Bet-Chur Bluffin' scratch game.(more)

Hartford Man Claims $100,406 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 10/18/2011
When it comes to playing the lottery, Mike Swier of Hartford has a routine. On October 15, 2011, Swier’s routine paid off in a big way when he won the $100,406 Dakota Cash jackpot. (more)

WINNER COUNT: October 15-16, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/17/2011
A jackpot winner and two winners of $5,000 or more were among the 11,657 South Dakota players sharing in $160,981 in prize money from the October 15-16, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: October 11-12, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/13/2011
10,788 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $40,082 in winnings from the October 11-12, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: October 7-8, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/11/2011
11,125 lucky winners are sharing in a total of $46,737 in prize money from the October 7-8, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Deadline Nears for Lottery Car Giveaway - 10/4/2011
South Dakota Lottery officials are reminding holders of Camaro® Cash “ENTRY” scratch tickets to turn them in to lottery offices now if they want the chance to win a new car later this month.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Mega Millions jackpot - 10/3/2011
The $113 million Mega Millions jackpot from the September 30, 2011 drawing is being split by two winners.(more)

WINNER COUNTS: September 30-October 1, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 10/3/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 10,475 players sharing in a total of $44,930 in prize money from the September 30-October 1, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 27-28, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/29/2011
A $10,000 Hot Lotto winner and a $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner are among the 9,860 South Dakota players winning a total of $51,373 from the September 27-28, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 23-24, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/26/2011
10,312 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $46,508 in prize money from the September 23-24, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Wyoming Man Claims $10,000 Powerball Prize - 9/23/2011
Rickey Thorpe of Greybull, WY on Sept. 23, 2011 claimed his $10,000 Powerball prize from the Sept. 21, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 20-21, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/22/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 9,944 lucky players sharing in a total of $48,857 in winnings following the September 20-21, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 16-17, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/19/2011
10,050 South Dakota players won a total of $39,422 in prize money following this weekend's drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 13-14, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/15/2011
9,553 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $34,241 in winnings following the September 13-14, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 9-10, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/12/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner from Pierre is among the 9,517 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $41,325 in winnings from the September 9-10, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: September 6-7, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/8/2011
11,186 South Dakota players picked up a total of $47,154 in prize money from the September 6-7, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Winners Claim $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prizes - 9/7/2011
Two $5,000 Wild Card 2 winning tickets were sold in Mitchell in the last week and both winners have claimed their prizes.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Sept. 2-3, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/6/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,861 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $48,410 in prizes from the Sept. 2-3, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 30-31, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 9/1/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 10,080 lucky South Dakota players sharing in a total of $47,954 in prize money from the August 30-31, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 26-27, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/29/2011
9,790 South Dakota players won a total of $37,173 in the August 26-27, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 23-24, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/25/2011
Two $10,000 Powerball winners are among the 9,557 players hitting it big in the August 23-24, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball - 8/25/2011
Two tickets, one sold in Hermosa and the other in Sioux Falls, are worth $10,000 each following the August 24, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

Massachusetts Man Claims Mega Millions Jackpot - 8/23/2011
Candido Oliveira of Dorchester, Massachusetts has claimed his $32 million jackpot from the August 19, 2011 Mega Millions drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 19-20, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/22/2011
9,587 South Dakota players are sharing in $35,733 in winnings from the August 19-20, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Chamberlain Woman Claims $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prize - 8/19/2011
Robbin Norton of Chamberlain has claimed her $5,000 prize from the August 10, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 16-17, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/18/2011
A Dakota Cash jackpot winner from Spearfish is among the 9,771 players sharing in a total of $104,309 in prize money from the August 16-17, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

$68,071 Dakota Cash Jackpot Won in Spearfish - 8/18/2011
A single ticket sold in Spearfish matched all five numbers in the August 17, 2011 drawing to win the $68,071 Dakota Cash jackpot. (more)

WINNER COUNT: August 12-13, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/15/2011
Nearly 10,000 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $36,300 in winnings from the August 12-13, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Minnesota Couple Claims $228.9 Million Powerball Jackpot - 8/15/2011
Thomas and Kathleen Morris of Burnsville, MN have claimed their $228.9 million Powerball jackpot from the Aug. 10, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 10-11, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/11/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 13,612 people splitting a total of $71,416 in winnings from the August 10-11, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 Jackpot - 8/11/2011
It appears North Dakota has had back-to-back Wild Card 2 jackpot winners.(more)

Virginia Man Claims $107 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 8/11/2011
Brian McCarthy of McLean, VA has claimed his $107 million jackpot from the July 1, 2011 Mega Millions drawing.(more)

Ohio Co-Workers Claim $99 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 8/9/2011
A group of 22 co-workers from an Ohio cabinet company has claimed the $99 million Mega Millions jackpot from the Aug. 5, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 5-6, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/8/2011
12,758 people won a total of $49,228 in prize money from the August 5-6, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: August 2-3, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/4/2011
12,086 lucky winners are sharing in a total of $46,216 in prize money following the August 2-3, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 29-30, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 8/1/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,181 South Dakota players winning cash from the July 29-30, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 - 8/1/2011
A ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $5,000 following the July 30, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

Huron Woman Claims $130,000 Wild Card 2 Jackpot - 7/28/2011
A “gut feeling” led Carol Bentz of Huron to a new location to purchase her Wild Card 2 ticket for the July 27, 2011 drawing. And it certainly paid to follow her instincts; Bentz ended up winning the game’s $130,000 jackpot.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 26-27, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/28/2011
A $130,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot winner is among the 10,606 lucky South Dakotans winning cash in the July 26-27, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 19-20, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/21/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner and a $10,000 Powerbal winner were among the 9,817 players pocketing cash in the July 19-20, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Watertown Woman Claims $82,988 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 7/20/2011
Cheri Ludwig has been a lotto jackpot winner for two weeks but didn’t know it until just two days ago. The Watertown woman held the single winning ticket for the $82,988 Dakota Cash jackpot from the July 6, 2011 drawing.(more)

Hot Springs Man Claims $30,000 Mega Millions Prize - 7/18/2011
Robert Fayette of Hot Springs on July 18, 2011 claimed his $30,000 Mega Millions prize from the July 15, 2011 drawing at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 15-16, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/18/2011
A $30,000 Mega Millions winner is among the 9,593 lucky players sharing in $66,977 in prize money from the July 15-16, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 12-13, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/14/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,613 players sharing in a total of $43,275 in winnings from the July 12-13, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: $5,000 Wild Card 2 - 7/14/2011
A ticket sold in Mitchell is worth $5,000 following the July 13, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 8-9, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/11/2011
9,475 players are sharing in a total of $35,863 in prize money from the July 8-9, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 5-6, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/7/2011
A Dakota Cash jackpot winner was among the 8,922 South Dakota winners sharing in $112,692 in prize money from the July 5-6, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Wall Man Claims $130,000 Wild Card 2 Jackpot - 7/6/2011
Lee W. Johnson’s Independence Day weekend kicked off with a bang, although the Wall man didn’t know it until the holiday was over. Johnson had the lone winning ticket to take the $130,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot for the July 2, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: July 1-2, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 7/5/2011
4th of July weekend was a hot one for lotto winners in South Dakota.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 28-29, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/30/2011
A total of $35,012 was won by 9,615 players in the June 28-29, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball Jackpot - 6/30/2011
A single ticket sold in Georgia hit the $76 million Powerball jackpot in the June 29, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 24-25, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/27/2011
9,992 lucky players are sharing in a total of $35,623 in prize money following the June 24-25, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Oklahoma Man Claims $1.05 Million Hot Lotto Jackpot - 6/27/2011
Doyle Howard of Seiling, OK has claimed the $1.05 million Hot Lotto jackpot from the June 22, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 21-22, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/23/2011
10,349 South Dakota players won a total of $37,558 in prize money from the June 21-22, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Hot Lotto Jackpot - 6/17/2011
A single ticket sold in New Hampshire hit the $2.24 million Hot Lotto jackpot in the June 15, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 14-15, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/16/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,471 lucky players who are sharing in a total of $43,070 in winnings from the June 14-15, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Jackpot Winners Claim Prizes - 6/13/2011
Winners from North Dakota and Massachusetts have claimed their jackpot winnings from the June 8, 2011 Wild Card 2 and Powerball drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 10-11, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/13/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,365 people who won a total of $38,883 in the June 10-11, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 7-8, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/9/2011
A $30,000 Hot Lotto winner is among the 9,239 South Dakota players who won a total of $68,571 from the June 7-8, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 3-4, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/6/2011
9,816 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $40,945 in prize money following the June 3-4, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 31-June 1, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 6/3/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner from Mitchell is one of the 12,417 players sharing in a total of $62,701 in prize money from the May 31-June 1, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball jackpot - 6/3/2011
A single ticket sold in Long Island, New York hit the $200 million Powerball jackpot in the June 1, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 27-28, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/31/2011
A $5,002 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 12,181 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $56,653 in winnings from the May 27-28, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Mega Millions Jackpot - 5/31/2011
A single ticket sold in Texas hit the $35 million jackpot in the May 27, 2011 Mega Millions drawing.(more)

Mitchell Woman Claims $177,068 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 5/27/2011
After a week of keeping it a secret from everyone, including most of her family, Michelle Bathke of Mitchell finally broke the news: she’s the owner of the jackpot-winning ticket from the May 18, 2011 Dakota Cash drawing. (more)

Valley Springs Man Claims $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prize - 5/26/2011
Jim Shook of Valley Springs on May 26, 2011 claimed his $5,000 prize from the May 25, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 25-26, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/26/2011
A $20,000 Powerball winner and a $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner are among the 10,779 players sharing in a total of $65,366 in winnings from the May 25-26, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Keystone Man Claims $30,000 Scratch Ticket Prize - 5/24/2011
Billy Norris of Keystone on May 24, 2011 claimed his $30,000 prize from the Super Monopoly game at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

Miller Man Claims $50,000 Scratch Ticket Prize - 5/24/2011
Marlin Auch of Miller on May 24, 2011 claimed his $50,000 prize in the Black II scratch game.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 20-21, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/23/2011
11,041 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $44,066 in winnings from the May 20-21, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Spearfish Man Claims $10,000 Hot Lotto Prize - 5/19/2011
Kelvin Keil of Spearfish on May 19, 2011 claimed his $10,000 prize from the May 18, 2011 Hot Lotto drawing at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 17-18, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/19/2011
A $177,068 Dakota Cash jackpot winner and a $10,000 Hot Lotto winner are among the 11,629 people who pocketed cash from the May 17-18, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

$177,068 Dakota Cash Jackpot Won in Mitchell - 5/19/2011
A single ticket sold in Mitchell matched all five numbers in the May 18, 2011 drawing to win the $177,068 Dakota Cash jackpot.(more)

Eagle Butte Woman Claims $7,000 Scratch Ticket Prize - 5/16/2011
Susan Traversie of Eagle Butte on May 16, 2011 claimed her $7,000 top prize in the Revvin' 7's game at the Pierre Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 13-14, 2011 - 5/16/2011
12,138 lucky players pocketed a total of $42,124 in prize money from the May 13-14, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Mega Millions Jackpot - 5/16/2011
A single ticket sold in Michigan hit the $27 million jackpot in the May 13, 2011 Mega Millions drawing.(more)

Winners Redeem $10,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Mitchell - 5/12/2011
A group which held the $10,000 Powerball ticket sold in Mitchell for the May 11, 2011 drawing has claimed their prize.(more)

Murdo Man Claims $5,001 Wild Card 2 Prize - 5/12/2011
Roland Barton of Murdo on May 12, 2011 claimed his $5,001 Wild Card 2 prize from the April 30, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 10-11, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/12/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 10,645 lucky players who are sharing in $47,908 in prize money following the May 10-11, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Winner Redeems $5,000 Wild Card 2 Ticket Sold in Aberdeen - 5/9/2011
The holder of a $5,000 Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Aberdeen for the May 4, 2011 drawing has claimed their prize.(more)

Iowa Man Claims $9 Million Hot Lotto Jackpot - 5/9/2011
Larry Dawson of Webster City, Iowa has claimed his $9.09 million jackpot from the May 7, 2011 Hot Lotto drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 6-7, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/9/2011
11,797 lucky players are sharing in a total of $43,387 in prize money following the May 6-7, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

California Man Claims $51 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 5/6/2011
Ronnie Orender of Bakersfield, CA has claimed his $51 milion Mega Millions jackpot from the May 3, 2011 drawing.(more)

Mission Hill Woman Wins Car in Instant Scratch Game - 5/5/2011
For Lori Hoffman, birthdays aren't usually a big deal. But the one she had earlier this week will be hard to forget and even harder to top next year.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 3-4, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/5/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner sold in Aberdeen is among the 11,061 players who got lucky in the May 3-4, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games. (more)

Staten Island Man Wins $72 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 5/3/2011
John Gillen of Staten Island, New York on May 3, 2011 claimed his $72 million Mega Millions jackpot from the April 15, 2011 drawing.(more)

Sioux Falls Woman Wins Largest Scratch Ticket Prize Ever Offered in South Dakota - 5/3/2011
Randi Mosset of Sioux Falls on May 2, 2011 claimed her $300,000 top prize from the Cash Stash scratch game at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

Texas Man Claims $74 million Powerball Jackpot - 5/2/2011
An Easter visit to his mother in Indiana proved to be a lucky move for William Swanson II of Houston, TX.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 29-30, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 5/2/2011
A $5,001 Wild Card 2 winner was among the 11,558 South Dakota winners picking up cash in the April 29-30, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 26-27, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/28/2011
10,903 South Dakota Lottery players are sharing in a total of $36,785 in prize money from the April 26-27, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Idaho Man Claims $614,730 Wild Card 2 Jackpot - 4/25/2011
Kevin Russell of Boise, ID on April 22, 2011 claimed his $614,730 Wild Card 2 jackpot from the April 20, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 22-23, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/25/2011
12,402 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $46,305 in prize money following the April 22-23, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Indiana Men Claim $221.7 Million Powerball Jackpot - 4/21/2011
A pair of friends from southern Indiana on April 21, 2011 claimed their $221.7 million jackpot from the April 6, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

Yankton Man Claims $100,000 Cash Spectacular Top Prize - 4/21/2011
Scott Schieffer of Yankton on April 21, 2011 claimed his $100,000 top prize in the Cash Spectacular game.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 19-20, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/21/2011
13,257 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $43,348 in winnings from the April 19-20, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 15-16, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/18/2011
There were 13,227 winners sharing a total of $47,783 in prize money from the April 15-16, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 12-13, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/14/2011
12,481 South Dakota players shared in a total of $40,791 in winnings from the April 12-13, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Rapid City Woman Claims $30,000 Cash Line Bingo Prize - 4/11/2011
Theresa Tibbitts of Rapid City on April 11, 2011 claimed her $30,000 top prize in the Cash Line Bingo game at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 8-9, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/11/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 13,071 lucky players sharing in a total of $49,946 in winnings from the April 8-9, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 - 4/11/2011
A ticket sold in Viborg is worth $5,000 following the April 9, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

Yankton Man Claims $10,000 Powerball Prize - 4/8/2011
Gary Vawser of Yankton on April 8, 2011 claimed his $10,000 prize from the March 30, 2011 Powerball drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

$10,000 Lotto Prize to Expire April 21 - 4/7/2011
The South Dakota Lottery has $10,000 waiting for a lotto winner who purchased a Powerball ticket last October, and time is running out to claim it.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 5-6, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/7/2011
Two $5,000 Wild Card 2 winners are among the 15,278 South Dakota players sharing in $62,177 in total winnings from the April 5-6, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 - 4/7/2011
Two tickets, one sold in Dell Rapids and the other in Rapid City, are worth $5,000 each following the April 6, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 1-2, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 4/5/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 14,819 lucky players sharing in a total of $58,789 in prize money from the April 1-2, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Lennox Woman Claims $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prize - 4/5/2011
Beverly Javers of Lennox on April 4, 2011 claimed her $5,000 prize from the April 2, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

"Albany 7" Claim $319 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 4/1/2011
A group of state workers now known as the "Albany 7" on March 31, 2011 claimed their $319 milion Mega Millions jackpot from the March 25, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 29-30 Lotto Drawings - 4/1/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 13,261 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $51,466 in winnings from the March 29-30, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 25-26, 2011 Drawings - 3/28/2011
A $10,000 Mega Millions winner and a $5,001 Wild Card 2 winner were among the 15,852 lucky individuals splitting a total of $82,277 in prizes from the March 25-26, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Groton Man Claims $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prize - 3/28/2011
James Hoops of Groton on March 28, 2011 claimed his $5,000 prize from the March 23, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

New Barcode Allows Self-Checking for Lottery Scratch Tickets - 3/25/2011
A new barcode now being offered on some South Dakota Lottery instant scratch ticket games lets players check their tickets themselves to find out if they’ve won.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 22-23, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 3/24/2011
A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner in Groton is among 10,523 lucky individuals sharing in a total of $53,187 in winnings from the March 22-23, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 18-19, 2011 Drawings - 3/21/2011
12,665 South Dakota winners are sharing in a total of $46,162 in prize money from the March 18-19, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Aberdeen Man Claims $36,514 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 3/17/2011
Jerry E. Jensen of Aberdeen has been playing the same Dakota Cash numbers since the game began. And after 18 years, they finally paid off.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 15-16, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 3/17/2011
11,966 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $44,493 in prize money from the March 15-16, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Mega Millions Jackpot Grows to $201 Million - 3/17/2011
With no jackpot winner from the March 15, 2011 drawing, the Mega Millions jackpot rolls to $201 million for the next drawing on Fri., March 18, 2011.(more)

Burke Man Claims $10,000 Powerball Prize - 3/16/2011
John Jensen of Burke on March 15, 2011 claimed his $10,000 prize from the March 9, 2011 Powerball drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

Sturgis Man Claims $5,003 Wild Card 2 Prize, Sioux Falls Prize Still Unclaimed - 3/15/2011
Leslie Remington of Sturgis on March 14, 2011 claimed his $5,003 prize at the Rapid City Lottery office from the March 12, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing. A second $5,000 winning ticket for the March 12, 2011 drawing, this one sold in Sioux Falls, has yet to be redeemed.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 11-12, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 3/14/2011
Two $5,000 Wild Card 2 winners are among the 11,967 lucky players who are sharing in a total of $54,703 in winnings from the March 11-12, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Hazel Man Claims $300,000 Cash Stash Top Prize - 3/11/2011
Troy Opdahl of Hazel on March 11, 2011 claimed his $300,000 top prize from the Cash Stash instant scratch ticket game at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 8-9, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 3/10/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 10,612 winners who are sharing in a total of $48,069 in prize money from the March 8-9, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Rapid City Woman Claims $18,000 Flashback Cash Prize - 3/7/2011
Tiffani Oberle of Rapid City on Feb. 25, 2011 claimed her $18,000 top prize from the Flashback Cash scratch game at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 4-5, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 3/7/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner was among the 11,607 lucky players sharing in a total of $52,563 in winnings from the March 4-5, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Florida Woman Claims $182.1 Million Powerball Jackpot - 3/7/2011
Ines Carvajal of Kissimmee, FL on March 3, 2011 claimed her $182.1 million jackpot from the Feb. 26, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 1-2, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 3/3/2011
10,546 lucky players split a total of $35,772 in winnings from the March 1-2, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Lower Brule Man Claims $5,001 Wild Card 2 Prize - 2/28/2011
Cleve Her Many Horses of Lower Brule on Feb. 28, 2011 claimed his $5,001 prize from the Feb. 23, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 25-26, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/28/2011
13,176 South Dakota players are sharing in a total of $60,299 in prize money from the Feb. 25-26, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 23-24, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/24/2011
A $36,415 Dakota Cash jackpot winner and a $5,001 Wild Card 2 winner are among the 11,898 lucky players sharing in $88,448 in winnings from the Feb. 23-24, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

$36,415 Dakota Cash Jackpot Won in Aberdeen - 2/24/2011
A single ticket sold in Aberdeen matched all five numbers in the Feb. 23, 2011 drawing to win the $36,415 Dakota Cash jackpot.(more)

Porcupine Woman Claims $30,000 Super Monopoly Prize - 2/23/2011
Carol Weston of Porcupine on Feb. 23, 2011 claimed her $30,000 top prize from the Super Monopoly scratch game at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

Sturgis Man Claims $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prize - 2/23/2011
John Breth of Sturgis on Feb. 23, 2011 claimed his $5,000 prize from the Feb. 16, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

Belle Fourche Man Claims $5,000 Wild Card 2 Prize - 2/22/2011
Calvin Reuer of Belle Fourche on Feb. 22, 2011 claimed his $5,000 prize from the Feb. 16, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing at the Pierre Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 18-19, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/22/2011
12,606 players shared in a total of $50,460 in prize winnings from the Feb. 18-19, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Lennox Man "Watch to Win" Powerball Promotion Winner - 2/18/2011
Brian Schwartz of Lennox is South Dakota's first winner in the "Watch to Win" promotion being held in conjunction with Powerball.(more)

Family Claims Share of $93 million Mega Millions Jackpot - 2/18/2011
A family of five siblings from three different states on Feb. 17, 2011 claimed their share of the $93 million Mega Millions jackpot from the Feb. 1, 2011 drawing.(more)

Wessington Springs Man Claims $30,000 Hot Line Slingo Prize - 2/18/2011
Harold Bult of Wessington Springs on Feb. 18, 2011 claimed his $30,000 top prize from the Hot Line Slingo scratch game at the Pierre Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 15-16, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/17/2011
Two $5,000 Wild Card winners - one in Selby, the other in Sturgis - are among the 11,499 winners from the Feb. 15-16, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

New Yorkers Claim December and January Powerball Jackpots - 2/14/2011
A couple from Wilton, NY and a Purling, NY man have claimed Powerball jackpots from the Dec. 25, 2010 and Jan. 22, 2011 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 11-12, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/14/2011
11,349 South Dakota players shared a total of $42,536 in winnings from the Feb. 11-12, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 8-9, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/10/2011
10,225 South Dakota winners shared a total of $37,377 in winnings from the Feb. 8-9, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Michigan Group Claims Share of $93 million Mega Millions Jackpot - 2/7/2011
A group of 13 current and retired postal workers from Michigan on Feb. 4, 2011 claimed their half of the $93 million jackpot from the Feb. 1, 2011 Mega Millions drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 4-5, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/7/2011
A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 11,103 South Dakota players sharing a total of $53,750 in prize money from the Feb. 4-5, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball - 2/7/2011
A ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $10,000 following the Feb. 5, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

Beresford Woman Claims Share of $391,206 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 2/4/2011
Marcia Hohn of Beresford today claimed her half of the $391,206 Dakota Cash jackpot for the Feb. 2, 2011 drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

Lennox Man Claims Share of $391,206 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 2/3/2011
Johnny Christion of Lennox today claimed his half of the $391,206 Dakota Cash jackpot for the Feb. 2, 2011 drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 1-2, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 2/3/2011
Two Dakota Cash jackpot winners are among the 13,880 lucky players who are sharing $432,572 in winnings from the Feb. 1-2, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

$10,000 Lotto Prize to Expire Feb. 17 - 2/1/2011
The South Dakota Lottery has $10,000 waiting for a lotto winner who purchased a Hot Lotto ticket last August, and time is running out to claim it.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 28-29,2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/31/2011
A $5,002 Wild Card 2 winner from Watertown is among the 14,921 people sharing a total of $48,994 in winnings from the Jan. 28-29, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 - 1/31/2011
A Wild Card 2 ticket worth $5,002 was sold in Watertown for the Jan. 29, 2011 drawing.(more)

Wyoming Man Claims $10,004 Powerball Prize - 1/28/2011
Jerome Knipp of Upton, WY has claimed his $10,004 prize from the Jan. 22, 2011 Powerball drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 25-26, 2011 - 1/27/2011
14,090 winners shared a total of $43,277 in prize money from the Jan. 25-26, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

JACKPOT ALERT: Dakota Cash - 1/27/2011
The jackpot for South Dakota's own lotto game, Dakota Cash, now sits at $372,000 for the next drawing on Jan. 29, 2011.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 21-22, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/24/2011
A $10,004 Powerball winner is among the 15,448 people sharing a total of $54,884 in prize money from the Jan. 21-22, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 18-19, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/20/2011
13,457 players are sharing a total of $41,178 in prize money from the Jan. 18-19, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Illinois Family Claims Share of $37.5 million Powerball Jackpot - 1/19/2011
An Oak Park, IL family has anonymously claimed their half of the $37.5 million Powerball jackpot from the Dec. 11, 2010 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 14-15, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/18/2011
14,594 South Dakota players won a total of $42,849 in prize money from the Jan. 14-15, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 11-12, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/13/2011
12,764 South Dakota players shared a total of $42,857 in winnings from the Jan. 11-12, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Idaho Woman Claims Share of $380 Million Mega Millions Jackpot - 1/12/2011
Holly Lahti of northern Idaho on Jan. 11, 2011 claimed her half of the $380 million Mega Millions jackpot from the Jan. 4, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 7-8, 2010 Lotto Drawings - 1/10/2011
A total of $39,175 in prize money was won by 13,332 South Dakota players in the Jan. 7-8, 2010 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Washington Man Claims Half of $380 million Mega Millions Jackpot - 1/7/2011
Jim McCullar of Ephrata, WA on Jan. 6, 2011 claimed his half of the $380 million Mega Millions jackpot from the Jan. 4, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 4-5, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/6/2011
17,788 South Dakota players shared a total of $70,654 in prize money from the Jan. 4-5, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

JACKPOT ALERT: Mega Millions to $355 million - 1/4/2011
The Mega Millions jackpot is on the move again. The jackpot has just been raised to $355 million for the Jan. 4, 2011 drawing.(more)

JACKPOT ALERT: Mega Millions Jackpot to $330 million - 1/3/2011
Some luck player or players could start 2011 $330 million dollars richer. The Mega Millions jackpot has been raised to $330 million for the Jan. 4, 2011 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Dec. 31 - Jan. 1, 2011 Lotto Drawings - 1/3/2011
2010 ended and 2011 began with 11,399 players sharing a total of $38,746 in winnings from the Dec. 31, 2010 - Jan. 1, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)