St. Paul’s great picnic pick is at hand. City residents aiming for the first crack at prime park permits for their 2013 picnics have a chance to land them in a special lottery.
The two grand-prize-winning Powerball tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri, but seven tickets sold in Minnesota qualified as nice consolation prizes.
The odds of winning the Powerball are about 171 million to 1. But a $2 ticket does buy you a chance to dream. And probably a whole new group of friends you never knew you had.
Hunters and trappers who entered the lottery for licenses in Minnesota’s first-ever wolf season can now check online to see if they won.
The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association reminds hunters this is the last day to apply for lottery antlerless deer and wolf hunting permits.
State lottery officials are not only delighted, they’re also surprised by another record year for ticket sales.
Bear hunters looking to get a license for the season ahead that haven’t already purchased one have their chance on Monday.
The third and final share of last month’s record Mega Millions jackpot will go to a retired couple from southern Illinois.
The record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot helped drive March’s record-breaking lottery sales, the Minnesota State Lottery said.
The record Mega Millions jackpot generated $5.2 million for funds that will benefit Minnesota’s schools, states services, game and natural resources, the Minnesota State Lottery says.
The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were:
Everybody knows it’s the longest of long shots, but that doesn’t stop lottery ticket holders from dreaming of what they would do with a $640 million jackpot. Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing is the richest jackpot in world history.
Like a snowball barreling downhill, the Mega Millions Lottery continues to grow. By Wednesday afternoon, it had surpassing the $500 million mark.
A Hot Lotto ticket with a $2.99 million jackpot has been sold in Nicollet County Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Lottery.
The man who will oversee scratch-off games and Powerball sales in Minnesota knows his way around a state lottery.