Two $5,000 Wild Card 2 winning tickets were sold in Mitchell in the last week and both winners have claimed their prizes.
Carolyn Barington of Mitchell redeemed her winning ticket from the Aug. 31, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing today at the Sioux Falls Lottery office. She purchased her lucky Quick Pick ticket at Jack's Sinclair on North Main in Mitchell. Also collecting $5,000 in Sioux Falls today was Tom Wittstruck of Ethan. He won the second prize in the Sept. 3, 2011 Wild Card 2 drawing on a Quick Pick ticket he bought at Kwik Phil on East Havens in Mitchell. Both stores will receive $500 bonuses for selling the winning tickets. The odds of winning $5,000 playing Wild Card 2 are 1:90,619.
Wild Card 2 is played only in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. The jackpot currently sits at $100,000 for the next drawing, which is tonight (Sept. 7, 2011).