Lottery News

Watertown Man Claims $35,658 Dakota Cash Jackpot
When Travis Carrico was buying his Powerball tickets for the May 4, 2016 drawing, the Watertown man decided he may as well get tickets for the other lotto games, too. Among them was a Dakota Cash Quick Pick that ended up winning him the $35,658 Dakota Cash jackpot that night. (more)

WINNER COUNT: May 20-21, 2016 Lotto Drawings
It was a winning weekend for 5,870 South Dakota lotto players who picked up $31,001 in prizes in the May 20-21, 2016 drawings.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 17-18, 2016 Lotto Drawings
5,691 South Dakota lotto players are celebrating wins following the May 17-18, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 13-14, 2016 Lotto Drawings
5,898 South Dakota lotto players pocketed a total of $27,151 in winnings from the May 13-14, 2016 drawings of the state's four lotto games.(more)

WINNER COUNT: May 10-11, 2016 Lotto Drawings
Congratulations to the 5,374 South Dakota lotto players who won a total of $24,637 in prize money in the May 10-11, 2016 drawings.(more)

Next Est. Jackpot
Last Drawing - 5/21/2016
5 - 7 - 9 - 23 - 32
Last Jackpot
70 Million
Powerball 26
Power Play 4 
Next Est. Jackpot
Last Drawing - 5/24/2016
11 - 50 - 51 - 70 - 75
Last Jackpot
203 Million
Megaball 15
Megaplier 4

Next Est. Jackpot
Last Drawing - 5/21/2016
14 - 15 - 18 - 24 - 29
Last Jackpot
20 Thousand
Next Est. Jackpot
Last Drawing - 5/21/2016
2 - 6 - 21 - 42 - 47
Last Jackpot
2.74 Million
Hot Ball 15

Ten Dollar Tickets


Darrel Jr Dion
Lake Andes, SD
Eugene Ward
Rapid City, SD

Secret Symbol Cashword - 549


Want to work for the South Dakota Lottery?

Imagine yourself helping to plan the future of a fast-paced multi-million dollar business, assisting in the development of new games, and tracking the success of our products and promotions. The South Dakota Lottery currently has an opening for a Business Analyst in our main office in Pierre. If you're detail-oriented, business-minded and have good communication skills, this could be the job for you. For more information and to apply, go to and search for Job ID 6572. Closing date is June 13, 2016. The South Dakota Lottery is an equal opportunity employer.


We're throwing open the doors at our Sioux Falls office June 16!

Haven't seen our new digs in Sioux Falls yet? We're hosting an Open House and Spin 'N Win Thurs., June 16, 2016 from noon to 3:00 p.m. at our new Sioux Falls office at 3605 S. Western Avenue (by Scheels in the Western Mall). There'll be ticket specials, gifts, prize drawings, tours of the facility from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and more. Watch for more details in the weeks ahead and plan to stop in and see us on June 16.


Good for Fun, Fun for Good

Did you know the Lottery gave over $112 million back to South Dakota last year? Or that $.68 of every dollar played is paid out to winners? For more good information - and some good fun - visit GoodFunSD.


Put some SIZZLE in your summer and win up to $30,000!

We’re bringing the heat with the SUMMER SIZZLE Play It Again Second Chance promotion! All $2 and $3 scratch tickets available for purchase between now and Aug. 24 are eligible. Just enter your non-winning tickets by 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Play It Again for your chance at the $30,000 grand prize to be given away on Aug. 26, 2016. Plus mini-drawings are being held every month until then in which five lucky entrants will win their choice of $100 in scratch tickets or a $100 gift card from a participating retailer. Congratulations to our mini-drawing winners to date: Becky Albrecht, Marlys Bokker, Dana DeBoer, Jeremiah Feller, Rick Gray, Kathryn Jones, Kristi Luke, Steve Schull, Charles Sowards, Rob Stephenson and Mary Williams. Five more winners were drawn May 20; watch your email - you may be one of them! The latest mini-drawing winners' names will be announced once they've been verified and the official paperwork is done. Mini-drawing winners are still eligible for the grand prize drawing. Remaining mini drawings are June 24, July 20 and Aug. 19. See the official draw rules for more information. Give your non-winning $2 and $3 scratch tickets a second chance with SUMMER SIZZLE!

And congratulations to Penny Wallingford of Gillette, WY, the $30,000 grand prize winner in our Feb. 29, 2016 Play It Again Lucky Leap giveaway. Penny was randomly drawn from among 233,142 entries to take home the grand prize!