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Powerball Jackpot Grows To $425 Million

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.

11/26/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To $325 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.

11/23/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Estimated At $320 Million

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.

08/15/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To More Than $300 Million

The Powerball jackpot is continuing to grow as nobody was a big winner in the latest lottery drawing Saturday night.

08/13/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To Estimated $253 Million

Millions of people hoping for an early retirement woke up disappointed on Thursday.

08/09/2012

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Minnesotans Coming Out In Full Force For Powerball Jackpot

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.

08/08/2012

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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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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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North Mankato Family Wins $2.99M Hot Lotto Jackpot

Lottery officials say Thomas Browne, his son Lee Browne and his daughter Elaine Pleiss presented the winning ticket Thursday.

03/23/2012

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Minn. Senate Passes Bills To Ease Shutdown Pain

The Minnesota Senate has passed bills that would keep state parks open and the State Lottery operating in future state government shutdowns.

03/22/2012

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Hot Lotto Ticket With $2.99M Jackpot Sold In Minn.

Someone has bought a winning Hot Lotto ticket in Minnesota worth a nearly $3 million jackpot.

03/15/2012

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$2.99 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Nicollet County

A Hot Lotto ticket with a $2.99 million jackpot has been sold in Nicollet County Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Lottery.

03/15/2012

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New MN Lottery Chief Ran Games In Kansas

The man who will oversee scratch-off games and Powerball sales in Minnesota knows his way around a state lottery.

02/28/2012

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Lottery Ticket In Faribault County Worth $1.3M

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.

02/11/2012

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Latest Powerball Jackpot Now Up To $250 Million

Somebody could win a life-changing amount of money after the Powerball drawing that will take place Wednesday night.

02/08/2012

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Lottery Changes Powerball Prizes, Ticket Price

Attention lottery players: Powerball tickets will be doubling in price, but that means bigger jackpots, too.

01/02/2012

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Minnesota Lottery Looks Online To Boost Sales

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.

11/22/2011

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Racino Supporters Make Plans To Sweeten Deal

Supporters of racino, a racetrack and casino combo, announced plans to increase the prize money for the races by nearly $26 million.

11/18/2011

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Lottery Scratch Game Sales Up, Powerball Down

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.

09/14/2011

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Vikings: Use Lotto $ To Help Pay For Stadium

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.

02/09/2011

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Minnesota Millionaire Raffle Winners Named

It’s a new year, and Minnesota has two new Millionaires.

01/03/2011

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