High jackpots meant more tickets sold and more winners for the November 1-2, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out a total of $57,146 to 8,728 South Dakota players. The $245 million Powerball jackpot was hit on November 2 on a single ticket sold in Connecticut. Hot Lotto sizzled for 2,165 winners in the state with total prize money won of $12,095. There were 3,193 Wild Card 2 winners pocketing a total of $5,367. Mega Millions gave out a total of $4,241 to 462 players. And Dakota Cash paid out a total of $4,095 to 2,931 people in the state.