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Hot Springs woman wins $266,236 Dakota Cash jackpot - 12/29/2005
Sharon Patton of Hot Springs ended the year on a high note as the state’s newest Dakota Cash winner.(more)

Lottery Commission Meeting Rescheduled - 12/8/2005
The Commission will meet Thursday, December 15, at 1:00 p.m. (CT) in room 413 of the State Capitol in Pierre.(more)

Lottery Commission Meeting Postponed - 12/2/2005
The Lottery Commission meeting scheduled to be held at 10:30 a.m. (CT) in Room 412 of the State Capitol in Pierre today, Friday Dec. 2, has been postponed.(more)

Powerball Jackpot Run Generates $906,000 in State Revenue - 10/20/2005
South Dakota did not have the winner of the $340 million record Powerball jackpot, but the tickets players bought trying generated nearly $906,000 in revenue to the state.(more)

Sioux Falls man claims $200,000 Powerball Prize - 10/17/2005
Bob Sobraske of Sioux Falls is the winner of the $200,000 Powerball prize in Saturday night’s drawing.(more)

Match 5 Bonus in Effect for Record Powerball Jackpot - 10/16/2005
A Powerball ticket worth $200,000 was sold in Sioux Falls. Those second prizes could be bigger for the record-setting drawing with a feature called the Match 5 Bonus.(more)

Lennox woman claims $1 Million Power Play prize - 10/13/2005
Pat Fossum is the state’s newest millionaire. The Lennox woman claimed the $1 million dollar Powerball prize she won in the October 8th drawing.(more)

$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In South Dakota - 10/9/2005
The ticket matched the five white balls, but not the red Powerball, to win the game’s second prize of $200,000. The lucky player had added the Power Play feature for an extra dollar. The prize multiplier was 5, making the ticket worth $1 million.(more)

Box Elder woman claims $20,000 Dakota Cash prize - 7/25/2005
Kris Dulany of Box Elder claimed last Wednesday’s $20,000 Dakota Cash jackpot today at the Lottery redemption center in Rapid City.(more)

Pierre woman claims $62,197 Dakota Cash jackpot - 7/8/2005
Gaytha Ten Eyck of Pierre is the state’s latest Dakota Cash jackpot winner. She claimed her $62,197 prize for the July 6th drawing at the Pierre Lottery office earlier today.(more)

Sioux Falls couple claims $9.13 million Hot Lotto jackpot - 7/6/2005
Shirley and Luverne Vehle of Sioux Falls have claimed the third largest lotto jackpot ever awarded by the South Dakota Lottery. The couple won the June 15th Hot Lotto jackpot worth $9,130,000 and claimed their prize today in Sioux Falls.(more)

Two $100,000 lottery prizes claimed - 6/24/2005
Two $100,000 Lottery prizes were claimed on Thursday, including the top prize in a scratch ticket game and a second prize in Powerball.(more)

$9,130,000 Hot Lotto Jackpot Ticket Sold in South Dakota - 6/16/2005
The single jackpot-winning ticket for last night’s $9,130,000 Hot Lotto game drawing was sold in Sioux Falls.(more)

Rosholt woman wins $245,550 Dakota Cash jackpot - 4/8/2005
Diane Borgheiinck of Rosholt is the winner of the ninth largest Dakota Cash jackpot ever won. She and her husband Darold claimed the $245,550 prize earlier today at the Lottery office in Sioux Falls.(more)

$245,550 Dakota Cash Jackpot Won - 4/7/2005
A single ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday night’s Dakota Cash lotto game drawing to win the $245,550 jackpot. It is the 9th largest Dakota Cash jackpot won since the game began in 1993.(more)

Huron co-workers share $100,000 Powerball prize - 2/1/2005
Peggy Maas, D’Ann Fromm and Rosanne Schroeder, all of Huron, today claimed a $100,000 Powerball prize they won in the Saturday, January 29 drawing.(more)

Pierre man named state Lottery director - 1/4/2005
Secretary of Revenue & Regulation Gary Viken today announced that Norman Lingle of Pierre has been chosen to head the South Dakota Lottery.(more)