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$378,068 Wild Card 2 Jackpot Won in South Dakota

For Immediate Release: 3/15/2009

(Pierre) - A lottery ticket sold in Webster is worth $378,068 after last night’s drawing.  The lucky ticket is the single jackpot winner in the multi-state Wild Card 2 lotto game.

The winning numbers for the Saturday, March 14th Wild Card 2 lotto drawing are:  05, 06, 19, 29, 30 and the wild card was the Queen of Diamonds.

Lottery director Norm Lingle said the ticket holder should sign the back of the ticket immediately, put it in a safe place and contact the Lottery office in Pierre (605-773-5770) or Sioux Falls (605-367-5840) to make arrangements to validate the ticket and claim the prize.

The winner has 180 days to claim the prize.

This is the seventh time the Wild Card 2 jackpot has been won in South Dakota.  Curt and Cheryl Ness of Brookings were the most recent South Dakota jackpot winners.  The couple won $698,933 in the November 15, 2008 drawing.

Wild Card 2 is played in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, and Idaho.  Players pick five numbers from 1 to 31 and a face card, and get two plays for $1.  The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 1,359,288.

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