A $10,000 Mega Millions winner and a $5,001 Wild Card 2 winner were among the 15,852 lucky individuals splitting a total of $82,277 in prizes from the March 25-26, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
The $10,000 Mega Millions ticket was sold in Sioux Falls. There were 2,410 South Dakota winners in all getting a share in $26,902 in winnings in the March 25, 2011 Mega Millions drawing.
In the March 25, 2011 drawings, the $5,000 Wild Card 2 ticket was sold in Wagner. That winner joined 4,453 other South Dakotans sharing in a total of $11,938 in prize money from the Wild Card 2 drawing. Powerball paid out a total of $26,599 to 3,677 South Dakota players. Dakota Cash was a lucky pick for 3,523 people who each got a share of $5,797 in prize money. And Hot Lotto was the way to win for 1,788 South Dakota players who split a total of $11,041 in winnings.