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S.D. Lottery considers adding Mega Millions
The South Dakota Lottery Commission is preparing to add another lotto game. The commissioners will hold a rules hearing on Friday to decide whether South Dakota should join 37 other states that offer Mega Millions, billed as America's biggest jackpot game. South Dakota Lottery Director Norman Lingle declined a request for an interview Monday, according to lottery spokeswoman Kelly Thompson. Much of what you're asking will be answered in the presentation he is making to the commissione
Mar 23, 2010, 7:51 pm - Lottery News

S.D. rancher claims $232M Powerball lottery jackpot
If this were a movie, nobody would believe it: A rancher struggling to eke out a living in one of the poorest corners of America claimed one of the biggest undivided jackpots in U.S. lottery history Friday $232 million after buying the ticket in a town by the name of Winner. Neal Wanless, 23, said he intends to buy himself more room to roam and repay the kindness other townspeople have shown his family. I want to thank the Lord for giving me this opportunity and blessing me with this grea
Jun 5, 2009, 9:16 pm - Lottery News

S.D. Lottery to introduce Powerball winner
The mystery Powerball winner will soon be identified. The South Dakota Lottery plans a ceremony Friday afternoon in Pierre to introduce the winner of last week's $232.1 million jackpot. The winning ticket from the May 27 drawing was purchased in the town of Winner, which has two Powerball lottery outlets. It's the ninth-largest Powerball jackpot ever won and the biggest ever paid out in South Dakota.
Jun 5, 2009, 8:08 am - Lottery News

One ticket wins massive $232M Powerball lottery jackpot
Update 1: May 28, 2009, 10:51 a.m. Update 2: May 28, 2009, 11:22 a.m. Someone is South Dakota has the one winning ticket in Wednesday night's $232.1 million Powerball jackpot. The prize, originally estimated at $222 million, came in higher than expected due to heavy sales around the country. Wednesday's winning Powerball numbers were 5, 6, 12, 16 and 21. The Powerball was 7 and the Power Play multiplier was 3. This is an absolute thrill, said Norm Lingle, executive director of th
May 28, 2009, 7:59 am - Lottery News

Custer rich with Powerball winners
They're starting to feel lucky in Custer, South Dakota. With the second $200,000 Powerball winning ticket having been sold in the Southern Hills community in less than six months, Powerball business was brisk Monday at Lynn's Dakotamart. We're selling a lot of tickets today, because I think they're all feeling hopeful, store bookkeeper Kathy Cundy said. Cundy said she was feeling a bit hopeful herself, since she had in her purse a Powerball ticket purchased prior to Saturday's drawing,
Jan 20, 2009, 8:43 am - Lottery News

New Year's Eve lottery raffles from around the USA
In addition to celebrating the new year last night, lottery players from around the United States were checking their raffle tickets to see if they would start 2008 as a new millionaire. Raffle-style lottery drawings were held in several states, including Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Virginia. (Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania drew their raffles a couple days ago.) T
Jan 1, 2008, 10:25 am - Lottery News

Member of "Watertown 34" wins lottery again
Athena Rush of Watertown, South Dakota, claimed the $200,000 Powerball prize she won in the drawing of November 10th. Rush matched the five white balls, but not the red Powerball to win the game's second prize. Rush missed the jackpot by one number, but said the excitement isn't any different than winning the jackpot. She would know. Rush was a member of The Watertown 34, the group of Minnesota Rubber workers that won a $50.9 million Powerball prize nearly five years ago. My feet still
Nov 27, 2007, 11:32 am - Lottery News

South Dakota adds new raffle game
The first-ever state lottery raffle will be held later this year to mark the 20th anniversary of legalized lottery games in South Dakota. Lottery Advertising and Public Relations Director Mike Mueller says 100,000 of the $10 tickets will go on sale September 30th. The drawing for the top prize of $250,000 will be held on New Years Eve unless the tickets sell out much earlier. There will be five prizes of $25,000 and 250 prizes of $500. Mueller says the state stands to make $309,000 from
Aug 24, 2007, 10:22 am - Lottery News

Video gambling a cash cow even for smaller states
Surveying West Virginia's rural neighborhoods, where most people lack broadband access to the Internet, you would never guess the state is a lottery cash cow. That is until you drove by the racetracks that dot major population centers. There you would see crowds of people shoving streams of dollars into buzzing and blinking video lottery terminals the reason this small state, with one of the country's lowest per-capita incomes is home to one of the most lucrative lotteries in the natio
Jan 30, 2007, 8:09 pm - Lottery News

Video Lottery Placed On South Dakota Ballot
Video lottery is once again on the chopping block in South Dakota. The state Supreme Court says voters can decide the fate of the controversial gambling devices in November. A unanimous ruling from the high court today also adds a measure to the statewide ballot that seeks to repeal a state tax on cell phones. State officials had refused to put those issues on the ballot even though the people pushing them gathered enough signatures to qualify for slots on the ballot. In a nutshell,
Aug 11, 2006, 4:06 pm - Lottery News

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