17,788 South Dakota players shared a total of $70,654 in prize money from the Jan. 4-5, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Mega Millions paid out $28,070 to 4,585 lucky ticket holders for the Jan. 4, 2011 drawing.
On Jan. 5, 2011, there were 2,625 Powerball winners in South Dakota, splitting a total of $20,715 in winnings. 6,610 Dakota Cash winners will pocket a share of $9,978 in total prize money. Wild Card 2 paid out $5,639 in total winnings to 2,792 players in the state. And Hot Lotto made 1,176 South Dakota players a total of $6,252 richer.