South Dakota Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for South Dakota Lottery Numbers and Results? After voters approved amending the state’s constitution to allow a lottery, the South Dakota Lottery launched in 1987. In 1989, South Dakota became the first state to offer a video lottery. The next year, the lottery joined the Multi-State Lottery Association. Today, players can pick from the multi-state games of Lucky for Life, Powerball, Lotto America, and Mega Millions. The South Dakota Lottery also offers its own jackpot game, Dakota Cash. Click here to see the latest South Dakota lottery numbers and results.
Since it started, the South Dakota Lottery has invested more than $1 billion to support education, the environment, and gambling addiction treatment services in the state.
The lottery has also contributed millions toward drinking water and wastewater improvement projects as well as recycling and waste disposal programs.
How long do I have to claim my winnings?
You have 180 days from the date of the draw to collect your winnings.
What happens if my ticket is lost, damaged, or stolen?
The South Dakota Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I purchase tickets by mail, online, or by phone?
South Dakota does not currently sell lottery tickets online, over the phone, or by mail. Tickets can be purchased in person at any authorized retailer.
Are South Dakota winnings taxable?
Yes. The South Dakota Lottery must report all winnings of $600 or more to the IRS. Winners of prizes over $600 are required to report their winnings on tax returns. Winnings are subject to federal income taxes, but not state taxes. Prizes of more than $5,000 have a percentage withheld during payout. Check our Tax Information section for more details.
How old do I have to be to play the South Dakota Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
What lottery games can I play in South Dakota?
In addition to the video lottery and instant games, you can pick from the draw games of Mega Millions, Powerball, Lucky for Life, Dakota Cash, and Lotto America.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
Yes, unless you win a jackpot. Information about South Dakota Lottery jackpot winners is made publicly available.
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 to retain anonymity.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you have the option of purchasing multiple tickets for several consecutive draws. Check our Advanced Draws section for more details.
Where do South Dakota Lottery funds go?
In South Dakota, proceeds from lottery ticket sales are used to fund education, water and wastewater systems, recycling and waste programs, and gambling treatment.
Here’s the process for claiming South Dakota Lottery prizes.
Jackpot-winning tickets for Dakota Cash and Lotto America, top prize-winning tickets for Lucky for Life, and second prizes for Powerball and Mega Millions must be claimed in person at claim centers.
Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots can only be claimed in person at the South Dakota Lottery Headquarters.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket and a completed claim form to:
South Dakota Lottery Main Office
711 E. Wells Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
All documents must be mailed via USPS certified mail.
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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