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South Dakota Lottery Results

Game Result Est. Jackpot Next Draw
Dakota Cash
  • 8
  • 11
  • 12
  • 17
  • 31
Est. Jackpot
$20,000
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$20,000
Powerball
  • 8
  • 12
  • 18
  • 44
  • 51
  • PB: 18
  • Power Play: 2
Est. Jackpot
$216 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$231 Million
Mega Millions
  • 4
  • 10
  • 27
  • 35
  • 58
  • MB: 10
  • Megaplier: 2
Est. Jackpot
$214 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$229 Million
Lotto America
  • 7
  • 16
  • 23
  • 25
  • 52
  • SB: 7
  • All Star Bonus: 3
Est. Jackpot
$3.4 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$3.45 Million
Lucky for Life
  • 11
  • 18
  • 21
  • 36
  • 38
  • LB: 9
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
Next Draw
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life

South Dakota Lottery COVID-19 Update

Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing their activities in South Dakota. Be aware, stay alert, and never send money to receive a lottery prize.

Claim Center Information

All South Dakota Claim Centers are open. Visitors and staff are required to follow the social distancing rules set by CDC.

Claiming a Winning Ticket

Prizes of $100 or less can be claimed at South Dakota Lottery retailers, or alternatively, sign the back of the ticket and send it to the South Dakota Lottery Main Office in Pierre.

Prizes of $101 and over can be claimed by mail: complete and sign the back of the ticket, fill out the Prize Claim Form, and include a copy of a valid photo ID. Alternatively prizes of $101 and over may be claimed in person at the validation centers in Pierre, Rapid City or Sioux Falls.

All documents need to be mailed via certified mail to the South Dakota Lottery. Keep a copy of all documents for your records.

All Powerball and Mega Millions jackpot winning tickets must be claimed in person from the South Dakota Lottery Main Office in Pierre.

The following winning tickets need to be claimed in person from any of the South Dakota Lottery Offices:

  • jackpot prize for Dakota Cash and Lotto America
  • top prize for Lucky for Life
  • second prize for Powerball and Mega Millions

Games

A quick explainer for all South Dakota State Lottery games.

Game Prize Type Numbers Sales Close
Dakota Cash Jackpot 5 from 1-35 9:00 p.m.
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 9:00 p.m.
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25 9:00 p.m.
Lotto America Jackpot 5 from 1-52 + 1 from 1-10 9:00 p.m.
Lucky for Life Top Prize 5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18 8:30 p.m.

Game Schedule

Find out when each draw takes place.

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Dakota Cash       10:00 p.m.     10:00 p.m.
Powerball       9:59 p.m.     9:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     10:00 p.m.     10:00 p.m.  
Lotto America       10:00 p.m.     10:00 p.m.
Lucky for Life   9:30 p.m.     9:30 p.m.    
All times displayed in South Dakota local time.

Advanced Draws

South Dakota Lottery allows players to purchase tickets for a number of consecutive lottery draws in advance.

Game Advanced Draws
Dakota Cash up to 9
Powerball up to 9
Mega Millions up to 9
Lotto America up to 9
Lucky for Life up to 9

Claiming Prizes

Here’s the normal process for claiming prizes in South Dakota.

Prizes of $100 or Less

Option 1.
Sign the back of your ticket and claim your cash prize at any authorized local retailer.
Option 2.
Mail winning ticket along with a claim form, to the South Dakota Lottery Office. Your prize will be mailed out within 7-10 days.

Prizes between $101 or More

Option 1.
Take your winning ticket to a South Dakota Regional Lottery Office.
Option 2.
Sign the winning ticket on the back and mail it along with a claim form to the South Dakota Lottery Office. Your prize will be mailed out within 7-10 days.

Top Prizes

Option 1.
For Dakota Cash or Lotto America Jackpots, top prize-winning tickets for Lucky for Life, or second prizes for Powerball and Mega Millions, present your winning ticket in person at one of the regional lottery offices.
Option 2.
For Powerball or Mega Millions jackpots, claim it in person at the main South Dakota Lottery Office in Pierre.

Postal Address: South Dakota Lottery Main Office, 711 E. Wells Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501

Claim Form

Download the South Dakota Lottery Prize Claim Form.

Claim Centers

Tax Information

Here are the taxes withheld from lottery prizes claimed by U.S. citizens or residents within the state of South Dakota.

South Dakota Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 0%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 24%

If the winner is not a citizen or is not a resident of the U.S., the taxes withheld by the South Dakota Lottery are different:

South Dakota Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 0%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 30%

About the South Dakota Lottery

South Dakota Scenery

The South Dakota Lottery was approved in 1986 and has been operating for more than 30 years.

The Lottery provides fun and interactive games to the general public, including scratch tickets, jackpots, and the first video lottery introduced in the United States. As of 2016, the Lottery has provided more than $2.58 billion to support education, the environment, and gambling addiction treatment services. Their contribution to the state General Fund supports K-12 schools, as well as post-secondary schools.

The Lottery has also provided more than $79 million to help pay for drinking water and wastewater improvement projects, recycling, and waste disposal programs. The South Dakota Lottery is committed to ensuring that players enjoy responsible gambling and is proud to assist the Department of Social Services with gambling treatment services.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (605) 773-5770

FAQS

When should I claim my prize?

You have 180 days from the date of the draw to collect your winnings.


Must I sign my South Dakota Lottery ticket?

Yes. If your ticket is lost or stolen and you haven’t signed it, you may not be able to claim it as your own.


Can I buy South Dakota Lottery tickets on the phone or by mail?

Due to strict regulations, the state of South Dakota does not currently sell lottery tickets online, on the phone, or by mail. Tickets can be purchased in person at any authorized retailer.


How soon can I redeem my winning ticket?

Prizes under $100 can be redeemed at an authorized retailer immediately following the draw. Prizes greater than $101 can be redeemed at a lottery office at the beginning of business on the day after the draw. Powerball or Mega Millions jackpot winners must visit the South Dakota Lottery office in Pierre to claim their prize.


Do I have to pay taxes on my prizes?

The South Dakota Lottery reports all winnings of $600 or more to the Internal Revenue Service. Winners of prizes greater than $600 are required to report their winnings on tax returns.

South Dakota is one of eight states that currently does not deduct state income tax. Federal income taxes must still be paid, however, and prizes of more than $5,000 will have a percentage withheld during payout. Check our Tax Information section for more details.


Can anyone play the South Dakota Lottery?

Anyone who is 18 years of age or older can play the South Dakota Lottery.


What lottery games can I play in South Dakota?

In the state of South Dakota, players can take part in a number of in-state and multi-state lottery games, including Mega Millions, Powerball, Lucky for Life, Dakota Cash, and Lotto America.


Can I keep my identity anonymous if I win a South Dakota Lottery prize?

You can remain anonymous after winning any prize, except if you win the jackpot. The information of jackpot winners in the state of South Dakota is considered public knowledge. They won’t, however, publish your contact information or address and the winner can deny the South Dakota Lottery the use of their picture and name for advertisement purposes.

We suggest that you consult with a lawyer before claiming any big prizes, however, as it may be possible to claim your prize through a trust in order to be able to retain your anonymity.


Can I purchase lottery tickets for more than one draw per game at a time?

Definitely! In South Dakota, you have the option of purchasing multiple tickets for several consecutive draws. Our Advanced Draws section will give you more information.


Where do proceeds from lottery ticket sales go?

In South Dakota, lottery ticket sales proceeds go to several initiatives, including education, water programs, waste disposal and recycling, and a number of other programs.


Got any more questions about the South Dakota Lottery? Contact us we'd love to help answer them.