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May 26, 2016
$25,146 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Canton
PIERRE — A single ticket sold in Canton matched all five numbers in Wednesday's drawing to win the $25,146 Dakota Cash jackpot. Winning numbers are 4, 19, 21, 27 and 33. The odds of winning the top prize in Dakota Cash are 1:324,632.
May 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
May 12, 2016
Lottery officials hope EZ Match is a winner
PIERRE— The South Dakota Lottery is preparing to offer a new product that is a hybrid between jackpot lotto games and instant-win scratch tickets. The game, known as EZ Match, would be an added option for the Dakota Cash lotto game that's been offered since 1993. Players who...
May 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
May 5, 2016
$35,658 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Watertown
Pierre — A single ticket sold in Watertown hit the $35,658 Dakota Cash jackpot for the May 4 drawing. The lucky ticket holder matched all five white ball numbers; the odds of winning the top prize in Dakota Cash are 1:324,632. Winning numbers are 1, 3, 15, 18 and 27. The holder...
May 5, 2016 - 4:10pm
March 29, 2016
Custer resident claims $50,000 Powerball prize
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Custer resident has claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize that he won last week. South Dakota lottery officials say Ray McLaughlin has claimed the winning ticket from Wednesday's drawing. The ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win...
March 29, 2016 - 4:15pm
February 24, 2016
Wild Card 2 lottery comes to an end in 4 northern states
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A lottery game played in some northern states for nearly two decades is ending with Wednesday's final drawing due to sagging sales. Wild Card 2 has had dozens of jackpot winners, including a $2.8 million payout in Idaho in June 2007, and has paid out tens of...
February 24, 2016 - 11:51am
February 22, 2016
Final Wild Card 2 drawing on Wednesday
PIERRE—After 22 years in South Dakota, the Wild Card 2 lotto game holds its final drawing this week. The jackpot for the final draw is $375,000. The game produced 21 jackpot winners in South Dakota through the years, the largest being the $1,385,486 prize won by Robert Dunn,...
February 22, 2016 - 6:25pm
January 18, 2016
Wild Card 2 lottery game ending in Dakotas, 2 other states
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A lottery game in the Dakotas and two other states is ending next month due to a drop in popularity. The Wild Card 2 game will conduct its final draw on Feb. 24. Players will be able to purchase advance tickets up to the final date. Winners must claim Wild...
January 18, 2016 - 5:57pm
Powerball changes improve prize odds; longer shot at jackpot
PIERRE (AP) — New rules for Powerball in South Dakota mean players have a better chance of winning a prize at the expense of a longer shot at the jackpot. The Legislative Rules Review Committee approved changes to the game Monday. The rules were first authorized by the state...
August 18, 2015 - 2:01pm
July 31, 2015
Lottery commissioners make odds worse, so Powerball jackpot will be harder to win
PIERRE — Sales of Powerball lotto tickets sagged 18 percent in South Dakota during the past year. The reason: People won jackpots too often. The effect: Jackpot amounts never grew large enough to stir more people to buy more tickets. The South Dakota Lottery Commission agreed...
July 31, 2015 - 8:41am
June 29, 2015
Mega Millions ticket sold in Spearfish worth $25,000
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Mega Millions ticket sold in Spearfish is worth $25,000 in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to win the game's $5,000 third prize in Friday's drawing, and an option...
June 29, 2015 - 11:35am
June 8, 2015
Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Arlington worth $6,000
ARLINGTON (AP) — A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Arlington is worth $6,000 in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to win the game's second prize. The odds of winning it are1 in about 127,000. The...
June 8, 2015 - 9:40am
June 3, 2015
Nebraskan claims $97,589 lottery jackpot in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — A woman from Rushville, Nebraska, has claimed a $97,589 Dakota Cash lottery jackpot in South Dakota. Laura Landreth won the money in the May 13 drawing with a ticket she bought at a store in Spearfish. She collected the prize on Tuesday. Landreth says she'll...
June 3, 2015 - 1:43pm
May 27, 2015
Sturgis man claims Wild Card 2 lottery ticket worth $6,000
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Sturgis man has claimed a Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Deadwood worth $6,000. Lottery officials say Gary Elton bought the ticket that matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to pick up the game's second prize. The odds of winning it are...
May 27, 2015 - 1:37pm
Rapid City woman claims $30,000 third prize in Powerball
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City woman has claimed a $30,000 Powerball prize. South Dakota lottery officials say Mary Watson won the money in the May 20 drawing. Watson matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the $10,000 third prize, and an option...
May 27, 2015 - 10:57am
May 15, 2015
How the lottery exploits the desperation of the poor
WASHINGTON — What if I told you there was a $70 billion tax that the poor pay the most. You'd probably say that isn't very fair. But that's...
May 15, 2015 - 3:41pm