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.
State lottery officials are not only delighted, they’re also surprised by another record year for ticket sales.
A couple from Burnsville, Minn. is coming forward as the winners of the $228.9 million Powerball lottery, the Minnesota Lottery said Friday.
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?
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?
Two Republican lawmakers said Monday that Minnesota could raise money for job creation efforts by allowing horse racing tracks to install video slot machines.