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WINNER COUNT: June 21-22, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/23/2016
Big jackpots in Powerball and Mega Millions have many South Dakota lotto players trying their luck. 7,775 of them were winnerss in the June 21-22, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball - 6/20/2016
A Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $100,000 following the June 18, 2016 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 17-18, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/20/2016
A $100,000 Powerball winner is among the 7,080 South Dakota players who pocketed a total of $132,548 in winnings from the June 17-18, 2016 lotto drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 14-15, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/16/2016
A $3,000 Hot Lotto winner is among the 6,767 South Dakota players who won a total of $32,122 in the June 14-15, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 10-11, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/13/2016
Huge Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have more South Dakotans trying their luck. 6,585 of them won a total of $27,831 in the June 10-11, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 7-8, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/9/2016
The June 7-8, 2016 drawings of South Dakota's four lotto games produced 6,378 winners with a total of $29,269 in prize money won.(more)

WINNER COUNT: June 3-4, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/6/2016
6,482 South Dakota lotto players scored a total of $28,088 in winnings from the June 3-4, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

Mitchell Men Claim $50,000 Powerball Prize - 6/3/2016
Phillip Picha and Mike Hilton of Mitchell have been buying lottery tickets together for 20 years. When they win, they split their prize. Each man is now $25,000 richer thanks to a Powerball ticket from the June 1, 2016 draw. (more)

WINNER COUNT: May 31 - June 1, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 6/2/2016
A $50,000 Powerball winner is among the 5,942 South Dakota lotto players picking up a total of $86,216 in prizes from the May 31 - June 1, 2016 drawings.(more)

Canton Man Claims $25,146 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 5/31/2016
Memorial Day weekend was a memorable one for James Hamler. Not only did the Canton man celebrate a birthday, he also officially became a Dakota Cash jackpot winner(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 27-28, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/31/2016
It was a memorable Memorial Day weekend for 6,388 South Dakota lotto players. They won a total of $27,719 in cash in the May 27-28, 2016 drawings. (more)

WINNER COUNT: May 24-25, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/26/2016
A Dakota Cash jackpot winner is among the 6,054 South Dakota lotto players winning a total of $51,488 in cash from the May 24-25, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

Watertown Man Claims $35,658 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 5/23/2016
When Travis Carrico was buying his Powerball tickets for the May 4, 2016 drawing, the Watertown man decided he may as well get tickets for the other lotto games, too. Among them was a Dakota Cash Quick Pick that ended up winning him the $35,658 Dakota Cash jackpot that night. (more)

WINNER COUNT: May 20-21, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/23/2016
It was a winning weekend for 5,870 South Dakota lotto players who picked up $31,001 in prizes in the May 20-21, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 17-18, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/19/2016
5,691 South Dakota lotto players are celebrating wins following the May 17-18, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 13-14, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/16/2016
5,898 South Dakota lotto players pocketed a total of $27,151 in winnings from the May 13-14, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 10-11, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/12/2016
Congratulations to the 5,374 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $24,637 in prize money in the May 10-11, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 6-7, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/9/2016
9,313 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $48,953 in cash from the May 6-7, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 3-4, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/5/2016
A Dakota Cash jackpot winner is among the 7,538 South Dakota lotto players who scored a total of $75,032 in cash from the May 3-4, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 29-30, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 5/2/2016
The rising Powerball jackpot is creating more South Dakota winners, 2,513 of them in the April 30, 2016 drawing.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Hot Lotto - 4/28/2016
A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Castlewood is worth $9,000 following the April 27, 2016 drawing.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 26-27, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/28/2016
A $9,000 Hot Lotto winner is among the 6,229 South Dakota players scoring a total of $38,982 in cash from the April 26-27, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 22-23, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/25/2016
6,300 South Dakota lotto winners are starting the week a total of $39,191 richer following the April 22-23, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 19-20, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/21/2016
5,947 South Dakota lotto players pocketed a total of $30,120 in cash from the April 19-20, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 15-16, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/18/2016
Tax Weekend proved profitable for the 5,927 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $28,084 in cash from the April 15-16 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 12-13, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/14/2016
A $9,000 Hot Lotto winner is among the 5,381 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $40,119 in cash from the April 12-13, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Hot Lotto - 4/14/2016
A Hot Lotto ticket sold in North Sioux City is worth $9,000 following the April 13, 2016 drawing. (more)

WINNER COUNT: April 8-9, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/11/2016
5,594 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $26,654 in cash from the April 8-9, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

Lesterville Woman Claims $223,707 Dakota Cash Jackpot - 4/7/2016
At the grocery store in Yankton where she works, Kathy King of Lesterville is happy when her customers win playing the lottery. (more)

WINNER COUNT: April 5-6, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/7/2016
A Dakota Cash jackpot winner is among the 8,651 South Dakota players winning a total of $255,314 in cash from the April 5-6, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: April 1-2, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 4/4/2016
Congratulations to the 8,440 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $28,222 in prize money in the April 1-2, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 29-30, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/31/2016
8,025 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $29,636 in cash from the March 29-30, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

Custer Man Claims $50,000 Powerball Prize - 3/29/2016
Ray McLaughlin of Custer on March 28, 2016 claimed his $50,000 Powerball prize from the March 23, 2016 drawing at the Rapid City Lottery office.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 25-26, 2016 Lotto Games - 3/28/2016
Dakota Cash contributed 4,790 winners to the 7,888 South Dakota lotto players who picked up a total of $27,532 in cash from the March 25-26, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 22-23, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/24/2016
A $50,000 Powerball winner is among the 7,398 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $78,248 in cash from the March 22-23, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 18-19, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/21/2016
7,605 South Dakota lotto players need bigger wallets after the March 18-19, 2016 drawings. They won a total of $28,681 in cash.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 15-16, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/17/2016
7,282 South Dakota lotto players didn't have to wait until St. Patrick's Day for the green; they won a total of $28,401 in cash in the March 15-16, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 11-12, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/14/2016
The March 11-12, 2016 drawings of South Dakota's four lotto games made 7,302 players a total of $25,837 in winnings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 8-9, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/10/2016
7,343 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $28,721 in cash from the March 8-9 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

Sioux Falls Lottery Office Relocating - 3/8/2016
After nearly 30 years in the same location, the South Dakota Lottery’s office in Sioux Falls is getting a new home.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 4-5, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/7/2016
$29,802. That's how much 7,532 lotto players won in the March 4-5, 2016 drawings of South Dakota's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: March 1-2, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 3/3/2016
Powerball winners were plentiful among the 7,863 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $31,465 in cash from the March 1-2, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 26-27, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/29/2016
A $3,000 Hot Lotto winner is among the 7,618 South Dakota players who won a total of $37,068 in the Feb. 26-27, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 23-24, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/25/2016
5,334 South Dakota Wild Card 2 players won a total of $9,835 in the game's final drawing on Feb. 24, 2016.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 19-20, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/22/2016
11,194 South Dakota lotto players are starting the week a total of $45,145 richer after the Feb. 19-20, 2016 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Final Wild Card 2 Drawing on Wednesday - 2/22/2016
After 22 years in South Dakota, the Wild Card 2 lotto game holds its final drawing this Wed., Feb. 24, 2016. The jackpot for the final draw is $375,000. (more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 16-17, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/18/2016
10,207 South Dakota lotto players scored a total of $34,471 in cash from the Feb. 16-17, 2016 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

State Lottery launches new brand image, logo - 2/16/2016
After 10 years with its familiar sunset-South-Dakota-and “L” image, the South Dakota Lottery’s logo has a new look…and a new attitude.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 12-13, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/16/2016
9,717 South Dakota lotto players were feeling the love Valentine's weekend by picking up $30,521 in cash in the Feb. 12-13, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 9-10, 2016 Lotto Drawing - 2/11/2016
9,450 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $30,450 in cash from the Feb. 9-10 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 5-6, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/8/2016
The Broncos weren't the only big winners on Super Bowl weekend. South Dakota's five lotto games made winners of 9,720 players in the Feb. 5-6, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Feb. 2-3, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/4/2016
9,296 lotto players picked up $34,356 in cash from the Feb. 2-3, 2016 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games. (more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 29-30, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 2/1/2016
The last lotto drawings in South Dakota for the month of January awarded $35,004 to 9,519 lucky players.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 26-27, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/28/2016
8,647 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $26,957 in cash from the Jan. 26-27, 2016 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 22-23, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/25/2016
A $6,000 Wild Card 2 winner is among the 9,015 South Dakota players who won a total of $42,715 in the Jan. 22-23, 2016 drawings of the state's five games.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Wild Card 2 - 1/25/2016
A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Dell Rapids is worth $6,000 following the Jan. 23, 2016 drawing. (more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 19-20, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/22/2016
8,660 lotto players picked up a total of $35,469 in cash from the Jan. 19-20, 2016 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 15-16, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/18/2016
9,576 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $33,822 in cash from the Jan. 15-16, 2016 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

$50,000 Powerball Prizes Claimed - 1/15/2016
South Dakota’s two $50,000 Powerball winners from the world record $1.5 billion Powerball drawing on Jan. 13, 2016 have claimed their winnings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 12-13 Lotto Drawings - 1/14/2016
Two $50,000 Powerball winners and a $6,000 Wild Card 2 winner are among the 60,073 lotto players who won a total of $482,059 from the Jan. 12-13, 2016, drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.(more)

Powerball Jackpot Increased to $1.5 Billion for Jan. 13, 2016 Drawing - 1/12/2016
The Powerball jackpot for the Wed., Jan. 13, 2016 drawing has been increased to an estimated annuitized $1.5 billion. That puts the estimated cash value at $930 million. (more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 8-9, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/11/2016
45,305 South Dakota lotto players won a total of $311,475 in cash from the Jan. 8-9, 2016 drawings of the state's five lotto games.(more)

Powerball Jackpot Increased to $1.4 Billion for Jan. 13, 2016 Drawing - 1/11/2016
The Powerball jackpot for the Wed., Jan. 13, 2016 drawing has been increased to an estimated annuitized $1.4 billion. That puts the estimated cash value at $868 million. (more)

Powerball jackpot raised to $900 Million - 1/9/2016
The Powerball jackpot for the Sat., Jan. 9, 2016 drawing has been increased to an estimated annuitized $900 million. That puts the estimated cash value at $558 million. (more)

Powerball Jackpot Raised to $800 Million - 1/8/2016
Due to increased sales, the Powerball jackpot for the Sat., Jan. 9, 2016 drawing has been increased to an estimated annuitized $800 million. That puts the estimated cash value at $496 million.(more)

Final Wild Card 2 Drawing Set for Feb. 24, 2016 - 1/7/2016
A game that’s been in South Dakota’s lotto line-up in one form or another for over 20 years will hold its last draw next month.(more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 5-6, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/7/2016
The record Powerball jackpot boosted South Dakota's Powerball winners to 16,128 in the Jan. 6, 2016 drawing.(more)

JACKPOT INCREASED: Powerball - 1/5/2016
The Powerball jackpot for the Jan. 6, 2016 drawing has been increased to an estimated annuitized $450 million.(more)

Deadwood Woman Claims $6.7 Million Hot Lotto Jackpot - 1/4/2016
Susan Nickle of Deadwood on Jan. 4, 2016 claimed her $6.7 million Hot Lotto jackpot from the Dec.9, 2015 drawing at the Pierre Lottery office. (more)

WINNER COUNT: Jan. 1-2, 2016 Lotto Drawings - 1/4/2016
The first drawings of South Dakota's lotto games for 2016 produced 12,707 winners, including a $50,000 Powerball winner.(more)

WINNER ALERT: Powerball - 1/4/2016
A $50,000 Powerball ticket was sold in Rapid City for the Jan. 2, 2016 drawing.(more)