A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis is worth $9,000 following the August 23, 2014 drawing. The lucky ticket holder matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to pick up the game's third prize. Normally the winning amount would be $3,000 but because the player purchased the Sizzler option for an additional $1, the prize was tripled to $9,000.
Winning numbers are 5, 19, 41, 42, 44 and the Hot Ball is 2. The odds of winning the game's third prize are 1:138,785. The owner of the ticket is advised to sign the back of it immediately and put it in a safe place before contacting the Rapid City Lottery office at 605-394-5106 or the Pierre Lottery office at 605-773-5770. Winners have 180 days to claim their prizes.
Hot Lotto is played in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia. The jackpot currently sits at $11.180 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.