12,758 people won a total of $49,228 in prize money from the August 5-6, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
Mega Millions got the winning underway by giving out a total of $3,864 to 506 South Dakota players. Powerball paid out a total of $28,828 to 4,644 lucky winners. There were 3,004 Dakota Cash winners sharing in a total of $4,340. Wild Card 2 was a winner for 3,213 players in the state, paying out a total of $4,552. And Hot Lotto sizzled to the tune of $7,644 in winnings to 1,391 lucky players in South Dakota.