U.S. Bank Stadium Celebrated With Scratch-Off Lottery GameThe Minnesota lottery is celebrating the upcoming Vikings season at U.S. Bank Stadium with the launch of a new scratch-off game.
Lottery Win Comes Just In Time For Litchfield CoupleAn impulse buy paid off big time for one Minnesota man. Joe Yanish of Litchfield rarely plays the lottery, but last month he had a few extra dollars and bought two tickets at a gas station near St. Cloud.
Good Questions: Soap Operas, Unclaimed Lottery Money & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers had throughout the week. This time, she's looking at lottery winnings, Super Bowl home advantages, and soaps.
3 Powerball Jackpot Winners Confirmed, 12 In Minn. Win Other PrizesQuite a crowd gathered at a store that sold one of the three winning Powerball tickets Wednesday night. Three winners were confirmed in Wednesday's Powerball. The winners were from California, Tennessee and Florida.
Good Question: Where Does Money From Lottery Ticket Sales Go?Since the beginning of the current record-breaking Powerball run, Minnesotans have bought $50 million worth of Powerball tickets. But, not all of that money goes to prizes. That’s why Marlene, Lloyd, Deb and Robbie want to know: Where does all the money go? Good Question.
Powerball Jackpot Winner Confirmed In California After Numbers AnnouncedWednesday night's Powerball drawing will be for a record-breaking $1.5 billion -- or, if you take the cash option, $930 million. What is also a record is the number of tickets sold in Minnesota.The Minnesota State Lottery says it expects to sell $20 million worth of tickets in the state.
The 10 Largest U.S. Lottery Jackpots Awarded Up 'Til TodayThe Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $1.5 billion — the largest lottery jackpot in the world. Here's a look at the 10 previous highest jackpots and the winners' home states.
Canadians Traveling To U.S. Border To Buy Powerball TicketsAt $1.5 billion, Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is the largest ever seen in the world. But not everyone in the U.S. can take part, forcing some to go to great lengths.
Buffalo Lunch Ladies Almost Hit Powerball JackpotA group of 16 lunch ladies from Buffalo High School narrowly missed Saturday's $950 million jackpot. They matched four numbers plus the Powerball, missing just one number – winning $50,000 in the process.
Record Powerball Prize Spurs Myths, Misconceptions About Lottery With up to $1.4 billion at stake in Wednesday's Powerball, questions about the drawing seem to be as abundant as the convenience-store kiosks offering tickets for the record-breaking jackpot.
No Powerball Winner, Jackpot May Reach $1.3 BillionNo ticket matched all six Powerball numbers following Saturday night's drawing for a record jackpot of nearly $950 million, lottery officials said, boosting the expected payout for the next drawing to a whopping $1.3 billion.
Minnesotans Buy Up Powerball Tickets As Jackpot Soars To $900MYou only have a few hours to try to win the largest lottery jackpot in history. The Powerball jackpot soared to $900 million Saturday morning. Lottery retailers around Minnesota are trying to keep up with demand.