10,642 players pocketed a total of $43,401 in prize money following the December 16-17, 2011 drawings of South Dakota's five lotto games.
Powerball led the way, paying out a total of $21,592 to 3,027 lucky players. Hot Lotto made 1,227 people a total of $8477 richer. Wild Card 2 wowed to the tune of $4,857 in total winnings for 3,004 South Dakota players. Mega Millions paid out a total of $4,492 to 650 players. And Dakota Cash made 2,734 South Dakotans a total of $3,983 richer.