MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota’s lucky streak continues, kicking off the new year with two new millionaires.
In less than three weeks, Minnesota is now home to five new millionaires — with two lucky Minnesotans winning $1 million in the Jan. 1, 2020 Minnesota Millionaire Raffle.READ MORE: 'I Feel Like It's Worse': Parts Of South Minneapolis Still Plagued By Needle Littering
The $1 winning raffle tickets were sold at Cub Foods in Brooklyn Center, 3245 County Road 10, and at Shell in Burnsville, 14301 Nicollet Court.
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— Minnesota Lottery (@mnlottery) January 1, 2020
Minnesota Lottery says the lucky streak began on Dec. 16 when a $1.6 million winning Gopher 5 jackpot was won in Hermantown, followed by a $1 million Powerball win in Mankato on Dec. 18 and a $1 million Powerball win in Big Lake on Dec. 21.
More than 12,000 players also won prizes in the Jan. 1, 2020 Minnesota Millionaire Raffle, including five $100,000 winners.MORE NEWS: How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?
Those winning tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Go For It, 3255 Viking Blvd. N.E., in East Bethel
- Kwik Trip #376, 301 W. 7th St., in Red Wing
- Kwik Trip #854, 520 Reform St. N., in Norwood Young America
- Speedway #70, located at 1884 E. 134th St., in Burnsville
- Tower Bar & Lounge, 100 N. Hill Ave., in Ogilvie