9,873 lucky South Dakota players are pocketing a total of $39,370 in prize money from the January 27-28, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out a total of $19,313 in cash to 2,697 people. Wild Card 2 made 3,308 players in the state a total of $6,939 richer. Hot Lotto sizzled for 1,076 lucky winners who are sharing in a total of $6,065 in winnings. There were 2,411 Dakota Cash winners splitting a total of $3,954 in prize money. And Mega Millions paid out a total of $3,099 to 381 South Dakota players.