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Next Drawing: Wed Mar 22
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What is SD Dakota Cash?
Dakota Cash is a single-state jackpot game played exclusively in South Dakota. Drawings are held at 10:00 p.m. CT / 9:00 p.m. MT every Wednesday and Saturday. Sales stop approximately 1 hour prior to the draw time. All SD Lottery numbers are available immediately after each drawing.
Five numbered balls are drawn from 1 to 35. If all your numbers match the drawn numbers, you win the jackpot. The jackpot starts at $20,000 and grows until someone wins. If other players also match all five numbers, the prize will be shared in equal amounts.
Each Dakota Cash ticket is $1. For an additional dollar, you can add the EZ Match option for a chance to win a prize instantly.
What are the SD Dakota Cash Draw Times?
Sales cut-off time is 9:00 pm CT / 8:00 pm MT the day of the drawing. Approximately 1 hour prior to draw time.
|Wednesday||10 pm CT / 9 pm MT|
|Saturday||10 pm CT / 9 pm MT|
How do I Play South Dakota Lottery Dakota Cash?
- PICK YOUR NUMBERS:
Select 5 numbers from 1 to 35. Use a playslip to mark your numbers or mark the Quick Pick (QP) box to randomly select any or all of your numbers for each play.
- BUY YOUR TICKET:
Dakota Cash tickets cost $1 per play. The EZ Match option adds $1 per play. Dakota Cash sales are suspended one hour prior to the draw. Dakota Cash tickets must be purchased from a licensed lottery retailer.
- PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS:
Request up to 9 consecutive draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Advance Play lets you play multiple consecutive draws. Draws cannot be skipped.
How Can I Win the SD Dakota Cash?
|Matching Numbers||Dakota Cash Prizes||Odds|
|5 Balls||Jackpot||1 in 324,632|
|4 Balls||$100||1 in 2,164|
|3 Balls||$3||1 in 75|
|2 Balls||$1||1 in 8|
Overall odds of winning are 1 in 7.2.
What Can I Win with the South Dakota EZ Cash?
|EZ Cash Prizes||Odds|
|$100||1 in 12,000|
|$50||1 in 12,000|
|$20||1 in 12,000|
|$15||1 in 600|
|$10||1 in 133.33|
|$5||1 in 100|
|$3||1 in 14.12|
|$2||1 in 9|
Overall odds of winning are 1 in 4.97.
SD Dakota Cash FAQs
Playing Dakota Cash
A: Whether you pick your own numbers or have the terminal randomly select numbers for you, the odds of winning are the same.
Q: What is EZ Match?
A: Get five EZ Match numbers at the bottom of your Dakota Cash ticket. If any of them match any of your Dakota Cash numbers, you win the prize amount listed next to the matched EZ Match numbers.
A: Dakota Cash tickets cost $1 per play. The EZ Match option costs an additional $1 per play.
Q: Can I purchase Dakota Cash tickets in advance?
A: To play multiple upcoming draws, request from 2 to 9 Multi Draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Multi Draws will include the next upcoming draw and be consecutive from that draw. Draws cannot be skipped.
Q: How late can I purchase Dakota Cash tickets on a draw night?
A: Dakota Cash sales are suspended one hour prior to the draw.
Prizes and Claims
A: Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the draw date on which the prize was won.
Q: Do I have to match the numbers in the exact order drawn?
A: No. The order of the numbers drawn does not matter.
Q: I lost my ticket. Can I claim a prize with a playslip or store receipt?
A: Dakota Cash prizes can only be claimed with a ticket printed from the lottery terminal. Playslips or store receipts will not constitute proof of purchase. Lottery tickets are bearer instruments, meaning the person who presents the ticket for claim will be presumed to be the owner. Always sign the back of any lottery ticket immediately. If you lose a ticket before you sign it, you no longer have valid ownership of the ticket.
Dakota Cash Jackpot
A: If there is more than one jackpot-winning ticket, the prize will be split equally between the jackpot-winning tickets.
Q: Who sets the Dakota Cash jackpot and how is it calculated?
A: The Dakota Cash jackpot starts at $20,000 and grows until someone wins.