11,865 South Dakota players won a total of $39,521 in prize money from the April 27-28, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out a total of $11,341 to 1,437 lucky people. There were 5,797 Dakota Cash winners sharing in a total of $9,487 in prize money. Hot Lotto sizzled for 1,131 players in the state, handing out a total of $7,948 in winnings. Wild Card 2 was the way to win for 2,816 people who won a total of $5,478. And there were 684 Mega Millions winners in South Dakota, splitting a total of $5,267 in cash.