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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: The Lottery, Phone Chargers & ‘CCO Pet Adoptions

Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is a record $600 million. And Kjirsten Johnson from Forest Lake asked: What happens if a winner doesn’t claim it? By law, if someone wins, but doesn’t claim their prize, the money goes into the state’s General Fund — the main bank account for state government.

05/17/2013

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MN Lottery Officials Surprised By Record Sales

State lottery officials are not only delighted, they’re also surprised by another record year for ticket sales.

08/22/2012

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Burnsville Couple Wins $228.9M Powerball Jackpot

A couple from Burnsville, Minn. is coming forward as the winners of the $228.9 million Powerball lottery, the Minnesota Lottery said Friday.

08/12/2011

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Powerball Ticket Prices To Double Along With Jackpot

The price of a Powerball lottery ticket is going to double next year, going from $1 to $2. So how do Powerball players feel about the change?

07/05/2011

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Good Question: How Will A Shutdown Affect Lotteries?

There have been reports on the many things you may have to give up if Minnesota’s state government is forced to shut down for lack of a budget. So, is striking it rich through the lottery another one?

06/28/2011

Lawmakers discussed a bill that would allow horse racing tracks to install video slot machines at a March 21, 2011 press conference. (credit: CBS)

Minn. Gambling Proposal Makes Annual Debut

Two Republican lawmakers said Monday that Minnesota could raise money for job creation efforts by allowing horse racing tracks to install video slot machines.

03/21/2011

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