9,671 South Dakota players won a total of $36,684 in prize money from the May 25-26, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out a total of $13,821 to 1,986 lucky winners. There were 1,225 Hot Lotto winners in South Dakota, pocketing a total of $8,628. Wild Card 2 was the way to win for 2,998 people who picked up a total of $4,916 in cash. There were 565 Mega Millions winners splitting a total of $4,846 in winnings. And Dakota Cash paid out a total of $4,473 to 2,897 South Dakotans.