A $20,000 Powerball winner and a $5,000 Wild Card 2 winner are among the 10,779 players sharing in a total of $65,366 in winnings from the May 25-26, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
The $20,000 Powerball ticket was sold in Rapid City. There were 3,756 Powerball winners in all, splitting a total of $40,994 in prize money. The $5,000 Wild Card 2 ticket was sold in Sioux Falls; that lucky player joins 3,130 other winners who are sharing in a total of $10,523 in cash. Mega Millions paid out a total of $3,297 to 372 South Dakota players. Dakota Cash made 2,417 people a total of $3,625 richer. And Hot Lotto warmed the wallets of 1,103 lucky people to the tune of $6,927 in total winnings.