Winning Lucky for Life ticket sold in Fort Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KSFY) – The South Dakota Lottery has its first big winner in the new Lucky for Life game after Monday’s drawing.

Lottery officials say a ticket matching 5 of 5 winning numbers was sold at Lynn’s Dakotamart in Fort Pierre, earning the game’s second highest prize of $25,000 a year for life or a cash option of $390,000.

The numbers on the ticket were 1, 2,7,31 and 37, and the odds of winning the prize were 1:1,813,028.

Lottery officials say Monday’s winner was only matching the winning Lucky Ball away from claiming the game’s top prize, which is $1,000 a day for the rest of his or her life.

Lucky for Life sales began in South Dakota June 5, 2017.

If you are Monday’s winner, please sign the back of your ticket immediately and visit a South Dakota Lottery office to claim your prize. The Pierre Lottery office is located at 711 E. Wells Ave.