Minnesota State Lottery
The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.
The Senate voted Monday to back Edwin Van Petten to lead the Minnesota State Lottery, Susan Haigh as chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council, and Carolyn Parnell as the state’s chief information officer.
If you’re running out to grab a Powerball ticket before Wednesday night’s drawing, you may have wondered which wins more often: The computer picking the numbers or the player?
There were no jackpot winners in Saturday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, meaning the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing will go up to $425 million.
There were no winners in Wednesday night’s drawing, which was at more than $250 million.The jackpot is now up to $325 million heading into Saturday night’s drawing.
What would you do with $320 million? Your dream home becomes a reality, you can buy that lavish car you’ve always wanted and now you can have that lakefront property and boat.
The Powerball jackpot is continuing to grow as nobody was a big winner in the latest lottery drawing Saturday night.
Millions of people hoping for an early retirement woke up disappointed on Thursday.
Whether part of the office pool or going it alone, millions of Minnesotans are banking on picking the right numbers for Wednesday night’s massive Powerball jackpot of $212 million.
The record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot helped drive March’s record-breaking lottery sales, the Minnesota State Lottery said.
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.
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.
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.
Lottery officials say Thomas Browne, his son Lee Browne and his daughter Elaine Pleiss presented the winning ticket Thursday.
The Minnesota Senate has passed bills that would keep state parks open and the State Lottery operating in future state government shutdowns.
Someone has bought a winning Hot Lotto ticket in Minnesota worth a nearly $3 million jackpot.
A Hot Lotto ticket with a $2.99 million jackpot has been sold in Nicollet County Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Lottery.
The man who will oversee scratch-off games and Powerball sales in Minnesota knows his way around a state lottery.
Lottery officials say a winning ticket sold in Faribault County is worth nearly $1.3 million. The ticket for the Gopher 5 game was sold for Friday’s drawing.
Somebody could win a life-changing amount of money after the Powerball drawing that will take place Wednesday night.
Attention lottery players: Powerball tickets will be doubling in price, but that means bigger jackpots, too.
The Minnesota State Lottery is taking ticket sales online in hopes of boosting play among a wired younger generation who may not be interested in traditional paper tickets.
Supporters of racino, a racetrack and casino combo, announced plans to increase the prize money for the races by nearly $26 million.
Officials announced Wednesday that the Minnesota State Lottery set a sales record for the fiscal year, which went from July 1, 2010 to June 30. Ticket sales set a record with more than $504 million.
The Minnesota Vikings’ lottery scratch-off game was a resounding success in its first year, and now the team hopes to use some of the money generated to help pay for a new stadium.