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Winning Players

These lucky folks played their way to top prizes.

past winning players

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The South Dakota Lottery is run like any other business. We take revenue in, we account for expenses, and whatever is left over is our net income. Unlike other businesses, however, our net income goes back to South Dakota to pay for things important to South Dakotans.

Where the Money Goes

Almost 95 cents of every dollar the Lottery earns goes directly back to South Dakota. Of the $161 million raised last year, more than 45% went to education plus millions more for roads, natural resources and other good things.

Featured Winner's Story

Damian Mullaney just became the winner of the 13th largest jackpot in Dakota Cash history. Learn more about Mullaney, his prize and his thoughts about becoming $200,000+ richer overnight.

See Where They Won

Curious about where the winners bought their winning ticket? We thought you might be — check it out.

Double Your Chances

Join the new Players Club for second chance drawings. We love our players, so we decided you could enter your non-winning tickets for a second chance at winning.