Two $10,000 Powerball winners are among the 9,557 players hitting it big in the August 23-24, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
The $10,000 tickets were sold in Hermosa and Sioux Falls. There were 2,438 Powerball winners in all sharing in a total of $38,593 in prize money. Mega Millions paid out a total of $3,449 to 389 lucky players. Dakota Cash was the winning pick for 2,498 South Dakota players who won a total of $3,984. Wild Card 2 paid 2,832 people a total of $5,001 in prize money. And Hot Lotto made 1,400 South Dakota players a total of $8,921 richer.