A total of $29,977 in prize money was won by 8,202 South Dakota players during the May 8-9, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out $10,199 to 1,324 lucky people. Hot Lotto sizzled to the tune of $6,258 for 1,069 South Dakotans. Wild Card 2 was the way to win for 2,753 players who picked up a total of $5,063 in cash. There were 642 Mega Millions winners in the state sharing in a total of $4,724 in winnings. And Dakota Cash paid out a total of $3,733 to 2,414 South Dakota players.