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July 24, 2014
14 Clear Lake co-workers claim $230,000 jackpot
PIERRE (AP) — A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business have claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say the "EMPI 14" all work in the West Building of the EMPI facility in Clear Lake. They've been collectively purchasing lottery...
July 24, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 26, 2014
Most SD lottery revenue down, officials say
PIERRE -- The 2014 budget year that ends June 30 hasn't been kind to the South Dakota Lottery. Officials said Thursday revenue was down; the estimated total through June 14 from the three sets of games was nearly $105.7 million. At the similar point one year ago it was $107.5 million. State...
June 26, 2014 - 10:01pm
June 11, 2014
Vermillion man claims $154,737 lotto jackpot
PIERRE — At first, Derek Ronning thought his co-workers were playing a joke on him. “I figured maybe they’d put a fake ticket in my wallet to make me think I was a winner,” said the Vermillion man, who works nights for the city of Vermillion. “So I stared at the ticket...
June 11, 2014 - 8:18am
June 8, 2014
Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion worth $154K
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Lottery officials say a Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion is worth $154,737. The ticket matched all five numbers in Saturday's drawing. The odds of doing so are 1 in 324,632. The winning numbers are 5, 6, 10, 27 and 33. Officials say the...
June 8, 2014 - 10:12pm
Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls worth $10,000
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $10,004 in the Wednesday drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $10,000 third prize. The odds are 1 in about 650,000. The...
May 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
April 24, 2014
SD Lottery Commission repeals 1991 restriction on promotions
Establishments will have more flexibility to promote video play PIERRE — Managers of video lottery businesses in South Dakota will have a much freer hand to offer promotions as part of a state strategy to increase betting activity and make more money from players. The...
April 24, 2014 - 7:05am
April 15, 2014
OUR VIEW: Don’t trust Lottery officials to commission own study
Frustrated with state lawmakers’ unwillingness to expand video lottery, South Dakota Lottery officials won’t take no for an answer. ...
April 15, 2014 - 6:31am
April 11, 2014
SD Lottery expects less income this year than last
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year. Lottery officials estimate $105.7 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending in June 2014. Last year revenue reached $107.5 million. Lotto game sales are down 4.6 percent, reports...
April 11, 2014 - 5:15pm
April 10, 2014
SD Lottery Commission advances gambling study
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — Despite setbacks during the 2014 legislative session, the South Dakota Lottery said Thursday that it will push forward with a study of problem gambling in the state to help convince lawmakers to expand lottery games. South Dakota Lottery Executive...
April 10, 2014 - 10:57pm
SD lottery revenue stands flat
PIERRE -- Players spent slightly less money on South Dakota Lottery games through the first nine months of this budget year than for the same period in 2013. That would mean less revenue for state government if the trends continue, officials told South Dakota Lottery Commission...
April 10, 2014 - 10:25pm
March 25, 2014
Lottery discusses losses, lessons of session
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery's executive director updated an oversight commission Monday on the defeat of two bills the group championed. Norman Lingle told the Lottery Commission that although the Legislature did not approve the measures, the commission...
March 25, 2014 - 7:37am
March 12, 2014
Sioux Falls man claims $65,629 lottery jackpot
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has claimed a $65,629 lottery jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say Kevin Webster won the prize in the Dakota Cash game's March 5 drawing and claimed the money this week. He says he has no definite plans for what to do with the money. The...
March 12, 2014 - 10:42am
March 11, 2014
Lawmaker: South Dakota needs independent gambling info
South Dakota Lottery office should not be in charge of a study on the effects of gambling in the state, a lawmaker said.
March 11, 2014 - 10:40pm
March 6, 2014
$65,629 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A ticket sold in Sioux Falls has won the $65,629 Dakota Cash jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday's drawing. The winning numbers are 13, 15, 24, 26 and 28. The winner has about six months to claim the...
March 6, 2014 - 8:21pm
February 13, 2014
Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City worth $10,000
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $10,000. State lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball in the Wednesday drawing to win the game's third prize. The odds of doing so are 1 in about 649,000. Powerball...
February 13, 2014 - 5:42pm