8,715 South Dakota players pocketed a total of $30,812 in winnings from the January 17-18, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
There were 1,806 Powerball winners in the state, sharing in a total of $12,670 in prize money. Dakota Cash paid out a total of $3,647 to 2,397 lucky players. Wild Card 2 wowed for 3,036 South Dakotans, handing out a total of $5,386. There were 976 Hot Lotto winners splitting a total of $6,063. And Mega Millions paid out a total of $3,046 to 500 lucky winners.