A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,956 South Dakota players winning a total of $44,369 in cash from the February 24-25, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out a total of $16,442 in prize money to 2,101 people. There were 3,083 Wild Card 2 winners splitting a total of $10,972 in cash. Hot Lotto sizzled to the tune of $7,884 in winnings for 1,365 South Dakota players. Dakota Cash handed out a total of $4,676 to 2,900 lucky individuals. And there were 507 Mega Millions winners in South Dakota, sharing in a total of $4,395 in prize money.