A $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner was among the 13,506 players who will share $49,141 in winnings from the Dec. 21-22, 2010 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
On Dec. 21, 2010, there were 595 Mega Millions winners in the state, splitting a total of $4,524 in winnings.
On Dec. 22, 2010, Powerball paid out a total of $13,871 in prize money to 2,375 players. Dakota Cash made 5,382 lucky individuals a little richer for the holidays, handing out $7,790 in total winnings. A ticket sold in Sioux Falls matched all five numbers but not the Wild Card to win the game's $5,000 second prize. There were 2,861 Wild Card 2 winners in all in South Dakota, sharing a total of $10,571 in prize money. And Hot Lotto was the way to win for 2,293 South Dakota players who are sharing a total of $12,385.