About halfway through the 2021-22 fiscal year, all signs are pointing to a record-breaking year for the South Dakota Lottery.

Newly released numbers from the lottery commission show a projected revenue of more than $193 million when the current fiscal year ends June 30, 2022.

That would be an increase of $30 million from the 2020-21 fiscal year.

KYBB-FM / B102.7 logo
Get our free mobile app

South Dakota Lottery currently oversees 53 scratch-off games and five lotto games, where sales in recent months are above levels of the past two years.

The state also runs video lottery machines throughout South Dakota.

Projections call for the state to collect $178 million from video lottery this fiscal year. That would be $29 million ahead of 2020-21.

It's all part of a nationwide trend that saw 2021 as the highest-winning year ever for casinos in America.

LOOK: The most expensive weather and climate disasters in recent decades

Stacker ranked the most expensive climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by the total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation, based on 2021 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The list starts with Hurricane Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damages in 2020, and ends with a devastating 2005 hurricane that caused $170 billion in damage and killed at least 1,833 people. Keep reading to discover the 50 of the most expensive climate disasters in recent decades in the U.S.

TIPS: Here's how you can prepare for power outages

KEEP READING: Get answers to 51 of the most frequently asked weather questions...

More From KYBB-FM / B102.7