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March Saw Record Lottery Sales, Recovered Shutdown Losses

The record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot helped drive March’s record-breaking lottery sales, the Minnesota State Lottery said.

04/06/2012

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MN Gets $5.2 Million From Mega Millions

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.

03/31/2012

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Winning Numbers Drawn In ‘Mega Millions’ game

The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were:

03/31/2012

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Huge Jackpot Means Dreams For Players, Real Payouts For Minn.

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.

03/30/2012

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Lottery Fever As Jackpot Balloons Beyond $500M

Like a snowball barreling downhill, the Mega Millions Lottery continues to grow. By Wednesday afternoon, it had surpassing the $500 million mark.

03/28/2012

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$2.99 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Nicollet County

A Hot Lotto ticket with a $2.99 million jackpot has been sold in Nicollet County Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Lottery.

03/15/2012

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New MN Lottery Chief Ran Games In Kansas

The man who will oversee scratch-off games and Powerball sales in Minnesota knows his way around a state lottery.

02/28/2012

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Lottery says a lottery ticket worth $1 million has been sold in Marshfield. It’s the second million-dollar winner in the state in less than a week.

02/18/2012

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No Powerball Jackpot Winner

None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 17-28-38-39-51 and Powerball 33.

02/09/2012

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$7.5 Million Lotto Prize To Go Unclaimed

A New York attorney’s decision to withdraw his claim on a multimillion dollar Iowa Lottery prize doesn’t put to rest officials’ questions about how he obtained the ticket.

01/27/2012

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Grand Rapids Couple Wins $2.61M In Lottery

Minnesota has some new millionaires. The Minnesota Lottery presented a very big check today to Don and Sandy Conrad from Grand Rapids.

01/18/2012

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BWCA To Keep Lottery System For Some Entry Permits

The Superior National Forest has partly backed off plans to eliminate the lottery system for issuing Boundary Waters Canoe Area entry permits.

11/18/2011

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Lynx Hope To Get Lucky In Lottery Again

The WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx are hoping to go from rich to richer.

11/10/2011

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Powerball Hitting New Heights

The Powerball lottery hasn’t had a winner since Labor Day week and tonight’s jackpot is one of the highest ever

11/02/2011

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Powerball Winner May Come Forward Friday Afternoon

Minnesota State Lottery officials said they’ve been contacted by the apparent winner of the nearly $229 million Powerball jackpot.

08/12/2011

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