Registration opens for prize giveaways on lottery anniversaryPIERRE — The South Dakota Lottery may be the one celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 30, but it’s the public that will be getting the anniversary gifts.
PIERRE — The South Dakota Lottery may be the one celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 30, but it’s the public that will be getting the anniversary gifts.
Online registration opens today for a series of giveaways that could net registrants prizes ranging from Lottery T-shirts to $500 cash.
Interested individuals can register at https://lottery.sd.gov/events/ register.aspx on the South Dakota Lottery website. There is no purchase necessary but the person must be at least 18 years of age and be a U.S. citizen.
Deadline to enter the prize drawing is 5 p.m. Sept. 20. On Sept. 21, 25 winners will be randomly drawn from among those registered. Five of the 25 will each win $500 cash; the remaining 20 individuals will receive Lottery prizes ranging from mugs and cooler bags to 25th anniversary jackets. All winners will be notified by email no later than Sept. 25.
The Lottery’s 25th anniversary celebration also includes the sale of anniversary-themed scratch tickets, recognition of those retailers who have partnered with the Lottery since inception, an anniversary-themed booth at the South Dakota State Fair next week, and a formal observance at a South Dakota Lottery Commission meeting to be held Sept. 28 in Pierre.
— From a South Dakota Lottery news release