South Dakota (SD) Lottery Results and Winning Numbers

The South Dakota Lottery originated in 1987 when the state legislature passed a bill authorizing the establishment of a state lottery. The first ticket sales commenced in 1989, marking the beginning of an exciting era for residents to engage in various lottery games, contributing to state education funding and providing entertainment opportunities.

The Lottery allocates almost 95 cents of every earned dollar back to the state, with over 49% directed towards education, totaling $1.52 billion to the state General Fund. This substantial contribution supports local K-12 schools, state universities, and technical institutes, fortifying the educational foundation of South Dakota.

South Dakota boasts a range of lottery draws, featuring games like Dakota Cash, Lucky for Life, and Lotto America. Never miss a draw again with all the information you need about the lottery in the Mount Rushmore State. 

Latest Results & Jackpot Amounts South Dakota Draw Games

Multi-State (US)-Mega Millions
Multi-State (US)-Mega Millions
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  • 54
  • 56
  • 67
  • 16 Mega Ball
  • 3 Megaplier
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South Dakota Lottery Draw Games & Sales Stop

Game NameSales StopGame NameSales Stop
Mega Millions9 p.mDakota Cash9 p.m
Lucky for Life8:30 p.mLotto America9 p.m
PowerBall Double Play10 p.mPowerBall PowerPlay9 p.m

Drawing Schedules

Mega Millions9 p.m9 p.m
Lucky for Life9:30 p.m9:30 p.m9:30 p.m9:30 p.m9:30 p.m9:30 p.m9:30 p.m
PowerBall Double Play9 p.m9 p.m9 p.m
Dakota Cash9 p.m9 p.m
Lotto America10 p.m.10 p.m.10 p.m.
PowerBall PowerPlay9 p.m9 p.m9 p.m

South Dakota Scratch-Off Games

Game NameTicket PriceTop Prize
Holiday Cash$1$1,000
Neon 15$1$1,000
Money Bags$1$500
Casino Nights $1$1$500
Lots of $100’s$2$100
Let it Snow$2$2,000
Neon 25$2$5,000
10X $2$10,000
Wild Cash$2$1,000
Casino Nights $2$2$1,000
Double Deuces$2$2,200
Wild Cherry Crossword Tripler$3$25,000
Wild Bingo$3$20,000
Unlock It!$3$25,000
Cash Wheel$3$25,000
Diamond Bingo$3$20,000
Daily Crossword$3$25,000
Platinum Doubler$5$50,000
Holiday Riches$5$15,000
Neon 5s$5$25,000
Cash To Go$5$30,000
Fiery 5s$5$55,555
Power Shots$5$35,000
Lucky 7’s Cashword$5$40,000
Red White and Blue 7s$5$27,777
Rock Your World$5$35,000
Hot Sizzling 5s$5$35,000
Multiply Your Money$5$500
The Price is Right$10$75,000
Neon 10s$10$50,000
Ultimate VIP Cashword$10$70,000
Black & Gold$10$70,000
Casino Nights$10$20,000
50X The Cash$10$100,000
Fattest Wallet$10$65,000
$50, $100, or $500$10$500
Win, Win, Win$20$1,000
$250,000 Bonus$20$250,000
100X The Cash$20$300,000
100X Wild$20$300,00
$550,000 Jackpot$30$550,000

How to Claim Prizes & Claim Centers

If you’re a lucky winner or have aspirations of claiming a prize in the South Dakota Lottery, here’s what you need to know:

Prize AmountClaim ProcessProcessing Time
$100 or LessSign the back of your ticket and present it to a local lottery retailer
Complete the information on the back, sign it, and mail it to the lottery

7-10 days for mailed claims
$101 or MoreSign the back of the ticket, fill out a claim form (available online or at retailers), and mail both to the lottery.
Claim in person at validation centers in Pierre, Rapid City, or Sioux Falls. 
7-10 days for mailed claims

Jackpot WinnersSign the back of the ticket and keep it secure. You are also advised to seek professional advice.There will be a processing time, but you should get your prize that day. Make sure you call in advance to reduce your process time. 


Federal law mandates reporting winnings over $600 to the IRS, with a 24% withholding on claims exceeding $5,000 starting from January 1, 2018.

Time Limits:

Lotto prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing. Scratch ticket prizes can be claimed within 180 days after the announced end date of a game. Check the Scratch Games page for active games, as prizes cannot be claimed for expired games. The last day to claim a prize is specified for active scratch games.

Vending Machines

With a simple touch, self-service machines provide quick access to your preferred lottery draw games and scratch tickets. Scan your state-issued driver’s license, make payment, select your game, and retrieve your ticket from the dispenser. You can also conveniently check if you hold a winning ticket! Enjoy the ease and efficiency of the SD Lottery vending machines.

If you need to go into one of South Dakota’s prize centers, the information you need is below:

LocationAddressTelephone Number
Pierre711 E. Wells Ave(605) 773-5770
Sioux Falls3605 S. Western Ave., Suite B(605) 367-5840
Rapid City221 Mall Dr. Suite 103(605) 394-5106

More About South Dakota State Lottery

In addition to education, the Lottery’s financial support extends to natural resources through a contribution of nearly $124 million to the Capital Construction Fund. This fund aids local communities in funding vital projects such as rural water systems, community drinking water, wastewater improvements, recycling, and waste disposal programs.

Furthermore, the South Dakota Lottery actively promotes responsible gaming, allocating $5.1 million to the S.D. Department of Social Services for problem gambling treatment services. With the lottery operating like any other business, its net income becomes a force for good, fostering positive changes for South Dakotans daily.

If you need to get in touch with the main lotto headquarters in Pierre, you can find all the relevant information down below: 

Physical Address711 E Wells Ave, Pierre, SD 57501
Telephone Number(605) 773-5770
Self ServiceBefore you call up or send an email, see if you can find the information you’re looking for in their FAQ section

Tax Information

Prize Amount RangeWithholding PercentageTax Documentation
$600 – $4,999NoneW-2G
$5,000 and above24%IRS Withholding
$600 and above (Non-US residents)30%-38.8%IRS Withholding

Note: South Dakota does not tax lottery winnings. Non-US residents winning the national lottery may be subject to a 30%-38.8% withholding rate if winnings exceed $599.99. 

History of Big South Dakota Lottery Past Winners

Wanless Wonders: Cowboy’s Jackpot Journey

In 2009, 23-year-old cowboy Neal Wanless, facing financial struggles in one of the nation’s poorest counties, bought a routine Powerball ticket in Winner, South Dakota. 

Little did he know, that ticket would transform his luck, winning a staggering $232.1 million jackpot. The windfall allowed him to turn around his family’s fortune, acquiring a 47,883-acre ranch in Vale, known as the Bismark Trail Ranch, amidst other ventures.

Brandi’s Perpetual Prosperity

Brandi Jo Hanson, a 23-year-old from Aberdeen, hit the jackpot as South Dakota’s first Lucky for Life top prize winner. Her lucky numbers secured her a life-changing $1,000 a day for life. Purchasing the ticket at  Ken’s Super Fair Foods, she claimed her incredible prize, ushering in a lifetime of prosperity.

Dakota Delight: Damian’s $252,392 Surprise

Damian Mullaney of Brookings experienced unexpected joy after winning $252,392 in the Dakota Cash drawing. His windfall, the 13th largest in Dakota Cash history, brought newfound reasons to be thankful.  Making his purchase at The Corner Gas & Goodies in White, Mullaney’s timing, prompted by a store remodel, added an extra layer of luck to his winning moment.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do you have to claim lottery winnings in South Dakota?

Winners in South Dakota typically have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their lottery winnings.

What do you need to claim a prize?

To claim a prize, individuals usually need to present a valid photo ID, the winning ticket, and any additional documentation required for larger prizes.

What’s the minimum age to buy a ticket?

You must be 18 years or older to play in the South Dakota State Lottery.

Can winners remain anonymous in South Dakota?

Yes, winners in South Dakota can choose to remain anonymous if they prefer not to disclose their identity publicly.

Where can you buy a lottery ticket?

Lottery tickets can be purchased at various authorized retailers across South Dakota, including convenience stores, supermarkets, and dedicated lottery retailers. Popular locations include gas stations, grocery stores, and specific lottery retailers throughout the state.