Two $5,000 Wild Card 2 winners are among the 15,278 South Dakota players sharing in $62,177 in total winnings from the April 5-6, 2011 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
One $5,000 winning ticket was sold in Dell Rapids and the other was sold in Rapid City. There were 4,298 Wild Card 2 winners in all in South Dakota, pocketing a total of $17,410 in prize money. Powerball paid out a whopping $26,641 in total winnings to 5,085 players in the state. Dakota Cash was the way to win for 3,633 players who each got a share in a total of $5,692 in prize money. Hot Lotto sizzled for 1,755 South Dakotans, giving out a total of $9,474. And there were 507 Mega Millions winners in South Dakota, sharing in a total of $2,960 in cash.