A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner and a $10,000 Hot Lotto winner are among the 9,115 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $50,749 in winnings from the February 21-22, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
There were 1,236 Hot Lotto winners in all with a total of $17,002 in prize money won. Wild Card 2 paid out a total of $10,669 to 2,827 lucky players. Powerball was the game to play for 1,862 people who picked up a total of $14,880 in cash. Dakota Cash handed out a total of $4,003 in winnings to 2,701 South Dakota players. And there were 489 Mega Millions winners pocketing a total of $4,195 in prizes.