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Bill May End Some Minnesota Online Lottery Sales

>Instant-play lottery games won’t be available on the Internet or Minnesota gas pumps as of November if legislation ready for final votes prevails.

05/15/2014

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Mega Millions Tuesday Jackpot Hits $400 Million

If you buy a Mega Millions lottery ticket before Tuesday night’s drawing, there’s a chance you could wake up Wednesday and be $400 million richer.

03/18/2014

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Lucky Lotto Tickets Sold In Atlanta, San Jose

Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California. The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in Atlanta’s affluent Buckhead area, Mega Millions Executive Director Paula Otto said.

12/18/2013

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12-17-13 Mega Millions Fever On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Over $600 million is up for grabs tonight….what are your chances of winning? Click the link to hear the podcast!

12/17/2013

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$586 Million Jackpot Is 2nd Largest In Mega Millions History

The Mega Millions jackpot jumped Monday to $586 million after Friday’s drawing produced no winning ticket. The jackpot now ranks as the second largest in Mega Millions history and fourth biggest overall in U.S. history. Here’s a look at the top 10 record lottery jackpots in U.S. history.

12/17/2013

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Mega Millions Jackpot Grows To $586 Million

Haven’t finished your holiday shopping? Perhaps you should buy your relatives a lottery ticket. No one had the winning ticket, matching all six numbers, for Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot drawing so the total continues to grow.

12/16/2013

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Minn. Lottery’s E-Tickets Unnerve Some Lawmakers

State lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday with the Minnesota Lottery’s gradual push into Internet and other electronic ticket sales, saying they were worried about how far the virtual gambling could go.

10/30/2013

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MN Lottery Bets On Solving Vikings Stadium Funding Problem

The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.

04/05/2013

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Why No Privacy For Lottery Winners In Minnesota?

The third and final share of last month’s record Mega Millions jackpot will go to a retired couple from southern Illinois.

04/18/2012

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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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Mega Millions Jackpot Increases To $640 Million

Lottery ticket lines swelled Friday as players drawn by a record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot cast aside concerns about odds to take a chance at becoming an overnight millionaire.

03/30/2012

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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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