A $10,000 Powerball winner is among the 8,507 South Dakota players sharing in a total of $44,676 in prize money following the May 15-16, 2012 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Powerball paid out a total of $23,387 to 1,610 lucky players. Hot Lotto was the winning game for 1,154 South Dakota players who picked up a total of $7,640. Mega Millions proved profitable for 548 players who won a total of $5,833. There were 2,832 Wild Card 2 winners splitting a total of $4,421 in cash. And Dakota Cash paid out a total of $3,395 to 2,363 people in the state.