Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in South Dakota?
Winners can remain anonymous when claiming any prize except the jackpot. In South Dakota, winners’ identities and prize amounts are considered public record. However, the SD Lottery will not publish winners’ contact information or address, and winners have the right to deny the use of their picture or name for advertisement purposes.
How much will I pay in taxes if I win the SD Lottery?
For state residents, prizes over $5,000 are subject to a 24% federal tax withholding.
How long does it take to receive SD Lottery winnings?
Prizes less than $600 can be claimed instantly at an authorized retailer. Larger prizes must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters or mailed in and will take longer to process.
Can I buy a SD Lottery ticket online?
At this time, tickets must be purchased at an authorized retailer.
About the South Dakota Lottery
On November 4, 1986, South Dakota voters approved a constitutional amendment to create a state lottery. SD Lottery profits go toward supporting education, the State General Fund, the Capital Construction Fund, and problem gambling treatment services. Since its inception, the SD Lottery has generated nearly $3 billion for these funds and state-run programs.
To learn more about the South Dakota State Lottery please visit the official website.
Information on responsible gaming and problem gaming is available here. Or call 1-800-522-4700.