South Dakota Lottery Results

Latest South Dakota lottery results for DAKOTA CASH ✔, LOTTO AMERICA SD ✔, LUCKY FOR LIFE SD ✔, MEGA MILLIONS ✔, POWERBALL ✔. All information about lotteries in South Dakota.

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South Dakota Lottery Games

Founded in September 1987, the South Dakota Lottery runs mostly multi-jurisdictional games alongside a single state-based lottery.

Proceeds from the South Dakota Lottery are distributed through state-run General and Capital Construction Funds for subsequent dispersal into educational initiatives, natural resource development and for the promotion of responsible gambling.


Powerball is a world-famous lottery renowned for its long odds and often lucrative jackpots.

Powerball tickets cost $2.00, with players choosing five numbers between 1 and 69 plus a Powerball number between 1 and 26. Players can choose their numbers manually or go for a Quick Pick. A Power Play option is also available, costing $1.00 for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times.

For an additional $1.00 players can add Double Play to their ticket using the same set of numbers, to take part in an extra draw with a $10 million jackpot.

Mega Millions

Mega Millions is another world-renowned lottery that's even harder to win than Powerball, but with a very similar format.

As with Powerball, tickets cost $2.00.

Players must choose five numbers between 1 and 70 and a Mega Ball number between 1 and 25, with a Quick Pick option also being available for random selections. Mega Millions has an additional Megaplier option for $1.00, for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times.

Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life is a popular lottery game played across 23 states and the District of Columbia, giving players the chance to win $1,000 a day (paid out as $365,000 annually) for the rest of their lives, or the option to take home a lump sum of $5.75 million.

Tickets cost $2.00, with players choosing five main numbers from 1 to 48 and a Lucky Ball number between 1 and 18. Quick Pick is also available for those who prefer random selections.

Lotto America

Lotto America is a popular multi-jurisdictional game available in 13 states.

Entry costs $1.00, with players choosing five numbers from 1 to 52 and a Star Ball from 1 to 10, with Quick Picks also being available for random selections.

For an additional $1.00, players can add the All-Star Bonus Multiplier to boost non-jackpot prizes by up to five times.

Dakota Cash

Dakota Cash is a straightforward lottery game that costs $1.00 to enter.

Players must choose five numbers from 1 to 35 or can go for a Quick Pick to enter with random selections.

Participants can also add EZ Match to their ticket for an extra $1.00, for the chance to win up to $100 on the spot.

South Dakota Lottery Game Schedule

The table below provides an overview of the schedule for each South Dakota lottery game.

Mega Millions 22:00 22:00
Powerball 22:00 22:00 22:00
Lucky for Life 21:38 21:38 21:38 21:38 21:38 21:38 21:38
Lotto America 22:00 22:00
Dakota Cash 22:00 22:00

South Dakota Lottery Odds and Jackpots

Although Dakota Cash has the best odds, the most lucrative jackpots can be obtained through Mega Millions and Powerball.

Lottery Game Winning Odds Minimum Jackpot
Mega Millions 1 in 302,575,350 $40 million
Powerball 1 in 292,201,338 $40 million
Lucky for Life 1 in 30,821,472 $1,000 a day for life
($5.75 million if players take the lump-sum option)
Lotto America 1 in 25,989,600 $2 million
Dakota Cash 1 in 324,632 $20,000

South Dakota Lottery Advance Play Options

All South Dakota Lottery games have Advance Play options, with the number of draws that can be entered at once being highlighted in the table below.

Lottery Game No. of Advance Draws Players Can Enter
Mega Millions Up to 9
Powerball Up to 9
Dakota Cash Up to 9
Lucky for Life Up to 9
Lotto America Up to 9

South Dakota Lottery Scratch-Offs

Known as Scratch Games in South Dakota, scratch-offs can pay out multiple prizes, with jackpots typically being proportional to the cost of the scratch-off itself.

South Dakota Lottery scratch-offs range inprice from $1.00 to $20, with jackpots ranging from $100 to $300,000.

Lower-priced games have winning odds of around 1 in 5, with the more lucrative games having winning odds of around 1 in 3.

South Dakota Lottery Scratch Games are removed from sale once all top prizes have been won, with players having 180 days to claim prizes.

Detailed information about scratch-offs, prize tiers, payouts and odds is available on the official South Dakota Lottery website .

South Dakota Lottery Tax Information

The tables below highlight taxes payable on South Dakota Lottery prizes.

South Dakota Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residents amount to 24% on prizes over $5,000, as detailed below.

Prize Value Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 Federal Taxes 24%

South Dakota Lottery Taxes for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents amount to 30% on all prizes over $5,000, as detailed below.

Prize Value Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 Federal Taxes 30%

How to Claim South Dakota Lottery Payouts

There are multiple ways that winnings can be collected in South Dakota.

Prizes of $100 or less can be claimed:

  • At South Dakota Lottery Retailers
  • By mail

Prizes over $100 can be claimed:

  • At any South Dakota Lottery Claim Center
  • At South Dakota Lottery Headquarters
  • By mail

Jackpots can only be claimed in person at South Dakota Lottery Headquarters.

All mailed-in claims for prizes over $100 must include the signed winning lottery ticket and a completed claim form .

How to Contact the South Dakota Lottery

Operator Games Official Website Main Address Local Tel. No.
South Dakota Lottery Powerball
Mega Millions
Lucky for Life
Lotto America
Dakota Cash 711 E. Wells Avenue, Pierre,
SD 57501,

Which South Dakota Lottery scratch-off has the biggest jackpot?

Although the value of the most lucrative South Dakota Lottery scratch-offs change on a periodic basis, the biggest jackpot is typically around $300,000.

Can I buy South Dakota Lottery tickets online?

No, tickets are only sold at authorized South Dakota Lottery retailers.

How much tax is paid on South Dakota Lottery winnings?

Taxation on South Dakota Lottery winnings depends on player residency and citizenship. Note that South Dakota is just one of a handful of U.S. states that doesn't levy state taxes on lottery gains.

For U.S. citizens and residents, 24% federal tax is levied on all South Dakota Lottery prizes over $5,000.

Non-U.S. citizens or non-residents pay 30% federal tax on all prizes over $5,000.

How do South Dakota Lottery winners get paid?

Some South Dakota lottery games pay out regular installments or lump sums, while others pay out lump sums only.

How long does it take to receive South Dakota Lottery winnings?

All prizes claimed in person at South Dakota Lottery Retailers, South Dakota Lottery Claim Centers and South Dakota Lottery Headquarters are typically paid out the same day.

All prizes claimed by mail are paid in 7 to 10 days.

How is the $1,000 a day Lucky for Life jackpot paid out?

Players who win the Lucky for Life jackpot will receive annual payments of $365,000 for the rest of their lives, or a lump sum of $5.75 million.

If there are multiple Lucky for Life jackpot winners, a lump sum of $5.75 million will be split equally between them.

Lucky for Life annuity payouts are guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years, so if the winner dies before receiving 20 years of payouts, the remaining payments will go to their estate.