A $5,000 Mega Millions winner is among the 8,590 South Dakota lotto players to rack up a total of $34,929 in winnings from the December 31, 2013 - January 1, 2014 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
There were 1,617 Mega Millions winners with a total of $10,216 won. Powerball paid out a total of $9,604 in cash to 1,094 lucky South Dakotans. Hot Lotto made 856 people in the state a total of $6,103 richer. Wild Card 2 was a winning pick for 2,578 players who grabbed a total of $5,491 in cash. And there were 2,445 Dakota Cash winners in South Dakota with a total of $3,515 won.