State Lottery Changing Policy With 6 Prizes Unclaimed This YearOfficials with the Minnesota State Lottery said Wednesday they are changing their policy on information for winning lottery tickets after as many as six prizes this year have gone unclaimed.
Bemidji Man Wins $1.5M Gopher 5 JackpotA Bemidji man who used the same five numbers for 18 to 20 years has won a $1,550,322 Gopher 5 lottery jackpot.
Minnesota Senate Votes, Again, To End Online Lottery GamesThe Minnesota Lottery's days of selling instant-win tickets on the Internet, at gas pumps and through ATMs could be numbered. The Senate voted 56-8 Thursday to end games that the lottery launched last year without explicit legislative approval, prompting cries of overreach.
Plymouth Store Sells The Most Winning Lotto Tickets In MNWhat would you do with $500 million? Somebody might have that decision to make when they get up Thursday morning.
Dayton Praises State Lottery Despite Lawmakers ConcernAs lawmakers are trying to make changes to the state’s lottery, Gov. Mark Dayton is celebrating it. At a news conference Friday morning, the Governor said the lottery has generated $2.4 billion for public projects since its inception 25 years ago.
2 Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold In MinnesotaIf you purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket for Tuesday night's drawing, you might want to check your numbers before throwing it away.
Elk River Man Claims $1 Million Lottery PrizeThe second of two Minnesota Millionaire raffle winners has come forward to claim his prize, according to officials with the Minnesota State Lottery. Officials said Robert Hans of Elk River came forward on Wednesday to claim his $1 million prize.
2 Big Winners In Minnesota Millionaire RaffleOfficials with the Minnesota State Lottery said that two Minnesota Millionaire Raffle tickets were sold, one in Anoka County and one in Blue Earth County, of the more than 4,000 winning tickets sold in 2014.
PODCAST-12-22-14-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!Dave Lee's final show before Christmas....Click the link above to hear about future plans for the MN Lottery and more highlights from Monday.
Northfield Couple Claims $2 Million Lotto Jackpot A Northfield couple won a $2 million Minnesota State Lottery jackpot Friday, the second-highest Gopher 5 payout on record.
Winning Hot Lotto Ticket Sold In Anoka CountyLottery officials said a winning ticket worth nearly $12 million was sold in Anoka County. The Hot Lotto drawing took place Saturday night, with the winning numbers being 1-2-3-25-30 and a Hot Ball of 19.
Mega Millions Tuesday Jackpot Hits $400 MillionIf 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.