South Dakota (SD) Lottery Results & Winning Numbers

Dakota Cash

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024

  • 2
  • 4
  • 11
  • 25
  • 27

Sat, Apr 20, 2024

USD 62,000

Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

  • 24
  • 29
  • 44
  • 47
  • 54
  • 2
Power Play: 2X

Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

USD 98 Million
Mega Millions

Tuesday Apr 16, 2024

  • 21
  • 26
  • 36
  • 44
  • 59
  • 2
Megaplier: 4X

Friday, Apr 19, 2024

USD 178 Million
Lotto America

Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

  • 10
  • 20
  • 24
  • 29
  • 38
  • 1
All Star Bonus: 2X

Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

USD 2.95 Million
Lucky for Life

Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

  • 6
  • 9
  • 19
  • 27
  • 42
  • 2

Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

USD 1,000 a day for life

It is very easy to remember the South Dakota Lottery drawing schedule. All the games start between 09:30 p.m. CST and 10:00 p.m. CST. However, they are held on different days, so our table with all the lotteries in the state may be helpful.

GameSunMonTueWedThuFriSatTime zone
Dakota Cash   10:00 p.m.  10:00 p.m.Central Daylight Time
Lotto America   10:00 p.m.  10:00 p.m.Central Daylight Time
Lucky for Life09:30 p.m.09:30 p.m.09:30 p.m.09:30 p.m.09:30 p.m.09:30 p.m.09:30 p.m.Central Daylight Time
Powerball 09:59 p.m. 09:59 p.m.  09:59 p.m.Central Daylight Time
Mega Millions  10:00 p.m.  10:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time

South Dakota Games Details

You don’t need to think a lot about the game choice when you are in South Dakota. All of them have the same classical structure. Only the difference between the lottery odds and prizes can influence your decision, so you can rely on these features or try all the games in Blizzard State! Experiment with proven lottery strategies or use the lotto predictions to have more chances of winning a prize.

GamePrize typeGame FormatWhen You Can Buy Tickets
Dakota CashRolling-over Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes5 from 1-35Until 09:00 p.m. CST prior to drawing dates
Lotto AmericaRolling-over Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes5 from 1-52 + 1 from 1-10 (Star Ball)Until 09:00 p.m. CST prior to drawing dates
Lucky for LifeFixed Prizes (Jackpot $1,000 a day for life)5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18 (Lucky Ball)Until 08:30 p.m. CST prior to the draw


Progressive Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 (Lucky Ball)Until 09:00 p.m. CST prior to drawing dates
Mega MillionsProgressive Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25 (Megaball)Until 09:00 p.m. CST prior to drawing dates

South Dakota Advanced Draws

We are sure you will never forget the number of draws you can opt for to play in advance in South Dakota, as it equals 9 for all the games offered, with the possibility of playing for one, three, or four weeks. It remains to remember the most common winning numbers or create a lottery prediction algorithm in Excel to start your gambling trip and win!

GameMaximum advanced draws
Dakota Cash9
Lotto America9
Lucky for Life9
Mega Millions9

How to Buy Lottery Tickets Online in South Dakota?

Any local lottery ticket purchases through the Internet, by mail, or by phone are prohibited across South Dakota. However, the Lottery classifies the draw games as online games because they are bought at authorized terminals connected by a computer system, which are always on the line. Still, these terminals and the SD retailers are the official way to enter a lottery they like.

Also, you can play all the multi-state games on trusted online lottery sites. Don’t waste your time searching for them, as we have already listed them.

Check South Dakota Lottery Tickets

If you want to see the winning combinations of the past draw or several past draws as soon as possible, use any of these ways:

  1. See the results on the South Dakota Lottery’s official site right after the play.
  2. Stop by any SD retailer to scan your ticket.
  3. Download the official mobile application and follow the games there.
  4. Visit our site and get the latest news, including lottery statistics and workable tips on how to win the lotto.

Claim Lottery Winnings in South Dakota

We are happy to congratulate you if this chapter is of key interest to you because it means that you are a winner! Now, you have 180 days to claim your lottery prize, and the mechanisms are very, very simple.

Claiming OptionHow to Collect a Prize
Claim in Person

A lot of players consider claiming in person to be the most reliable method. So, there are three ways for you to get it into your pocket:

  1. The winnings under $100 are redeemed by any South Dakota Lottery retailer. Yes, the amounts are small, but you don’t need to do a lot of paperwork for that; just present your ticket signed on the back.
  2. The prizes that start at $101 must be claimed at the Lottery Offices in Pierre, Rapid City, or Sioux Falls. In this case, attach the completed claim form to your ticket.
  3. The jackpots are paid out at the SD Lottery Headquarters and by appointment only.

Usually, the claims are processed within 7-10 days. However, the jackpots need more time for validation.

Claim by Mail

If mailing is the most preferable option, collect all the documents mentioned above and send them to

South Dakota Lottery Main Office

711 E. Wells Avenue,

Pierre, SD 57501

If you claim this way, the prize will be redeemed in 7–10 days as well.

Claim by Drop OffNo
Claim Lottery Winnings OnlineNo

South Dakota Lottery Claim Form

The official winner claim form provided by the South Dakota Lottery doesn’t differ much from the forms of the other US lottery agencies. To claim your winnings with it, do the following:

  1. Download the SD Lottery winning claim form.
  2. Complete items 1–19. Block letters are preferred.
  3. Check all the information you provided and sign the claim.

If everything is okay, mail the claim with your winning ticket to the Lottery Office or provide it when claiming in person.

South Dakota Lottery Office Locations

LocationAddressPhoneOpening Time
 South Dakota Lottery Main Office711 E. Wells Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501 +1-605-773-5770Monday – Friday: 08:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. CST (closed on holidays)
Sioux Falls Office3605 S. Western Avenue, Suite B,
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
+1-605-367-5840Monday – Friday: 08:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. CST (closed on holidays)
Rapid City Office221 Mall Dr. Suite 103, SD 57701+1-605-394-5106Monday – Friday: 12:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m. CST (closed on holidays)

South Dakota Lottery Rules and Laws

The South Dakota Lottery was established in 1986 by the state’s government. Its rules and principles have undergone some changes, but now, among them, are the following:

  • The players are allowed to gamble only if they are 18 or older.
  • You can join the Players Club to get more opportunities for comfortable and lucky gambling.
  • Here, the winners never pay state tax!

South Dakota Tax on Lottery Winnings

If you win in South Dakota, you pay taxes! The withholdings are not so high, as the state doesn’t tax the lottery winnings, but still, you must play responsibly and make all the necessary payments. Our tables and the lottery tax calculator help you figure out this question.

Lottery Taxes on South Dakota Winnings for U.S. Citizens and Residents

PrizeTax TypeTax Percentage
$600-$4,999These amounts need a report to the IRS.
$5,000 and overState tax0%
Federal tax24%

If you don’t know how to deal with the W-2G tax form for your report or if you want to know what other debts you owe, please consult a specialist.

Lottery Taxes on South Dakota Winnings for Non-U.S. Citizens and Residents

PrizeTax TypeTax Percentage
$5,000 and overState tax0%
Federal tax30%

The deductions are not so big, so you get more when playing in South Dakota.

FAQs About South Dakota Lotteries

The lottery ticket sales in South Dakota are suspended at 09:00 p.m. CST for all the games except Lucky for Life. For this lottery, the pools close thirty minutes earlier.

Rapid City and Sioux Falls seem to be the luckiest places, though it may happen because of the high population density and plenty of tourists visiting those locations.

Yes, you can pay with a debit or credit card for your tickets in South Dakota.

There is only one in-house game offered by South Dakota, and this game is called Dakota Cash. All the other thrills, including Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, Powerball, and Lotto America, are multi-state lotteries that are played in many other states across the US.

You don’t need to pay a state tax when winning in South Dakota. However, 24% federal tax will be withheld if your winnings exceed $5,000.

No, it is impossible in South Dakota. Don’t let the term “online games” lead you astray here, as it means the games that can be bought at the Lottery terminals.

You can remain anonymous after a win until you hit the jackpot. In this case, the information about you requires public knowledge.

Here, the minimum legal gambling age is 18.

You have 180 days to claim your prize right after the winning draw. It’s up to you to wait for almost six months or get your prize redeemed immediately.

Yes, lottery tickets expire, and you will never receive your money after that.

If you have no winning ticket, you have no cash, even if you won a record prize. So, take care of your ticket and always establish your ownership with a signature!

The biggest share of the South Dakota Lottery proceeds is improving roads, education, natural resources, and many other good projects and programs.

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