A version of the game first came to South Dakota back in 1990.
This game will take the place of the old Hot Lotto game.
One supervisor at Fresh Start, one of the game's big sellers,
says this comes after a game swap with the Lucky for Life game around 4 months ago. She says a couple of people have already been trying their luck.
Melissa Hupp, a supervisor at Fresh Start Neighborhood Market, says "A lot of times you'll get a little uptake in sales because of the new interest in the new game. Most people may not know that this starts out at a 2 million dollar low pot. Right now we're looking at about 15 million dollars so obviously there's been some interest, but it is also a national game, it's not just South Dakota so that national interest helps derive that also just like the Powerball."
Lotto America draws will take place Wednesday and Saturday nights with the overall odds of winning a prize at 1-9.6. Sales for the game will begin Nov. 12, followed by the first drawing on Nov. 15.