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Powerball

Minnesota Powerball

Last Result: 06-19-2024

0427445064  07
Power Play: 3

Next Draw

06-22-2024

Next Jackpot

$72,000,000

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

Mega Millions

Minnesota Mega Millions

Last Result: 06-18-2024

2122505567  20
Megaplier: 2

Next Draw

06-21-2024

Next Jackpot

$80,000,000

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

Lotto America

Minnesota Lotto America

Last Result: 06-19-2024

1921244451
Star Ball: 08

Next Draw

06-22-2024

Next Jackpot

$3,500,000

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

All Star Bonus

Minnesota All Star Bonus

Last Result: 06-19-2024
02

Next Draw

06-22-2024

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

Gopher 5

Minnesota Gopher 5

Last Result: 06-19-2024

2128333847

Next Draw

06-21-2024

Next Jackpot

$1,725,000

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

NORTH5

Minnesota NORTH5

Last Result: 06-19-2024

0405111231

Next Draw

06-20-2024

Next Jackpot

$40,000

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

Pick 3

Minnesota Pick 3

Last Result: 06-19-2024
915

Next Draw

06-20-2024

RESULTS & ANALYSIS

The Ultimate Guide to Minnesota Lotteries

 

The Minnesota Lottery plays a significant role in state funding and community support. Since its inception, it has provided a variety of games that offer entertainment while contributing to important state programs. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of the Minnesota Lottery, including its history, games, and how to participate responsibly.

History of Minnesota Lottery

The Minnesota Lottery was established in 1988 with the purpose of generating revenue for the state's General Fund and various environmental and natural resources projects. Over the years, the lottery has seen numerous milestones, including the introduction of multi-state games and significant contributions to educational funding and community projects.

Overview of Minnesota Lottery Games

The Minnesota Lottery offers a diverse array of games categorized into Draw Games, Instant Games, and Multi-State Games. Each category provides unique opportunities and formats for players to enjoy.

Draw Games

Popular draw games in Minnesota include the State Lotto, Mega Millions, and Powerball. These games vary in format, drawing schedules, and starting jackpots, providing multiple ways to win.

Instant Games (Scratch-Offs)

Scratch-off games are a quick and exciting way to win. They come in various price categories such as $1, $5, $10, and $20, with different top prizes. Popular scratch-off games offer players immediate gratification and a chance at big prizes.

Multi-State Games

Minnesota participates in popular multi-state games like Mega Millions and Powerball. These games have massive starting jackpots and are drawn on specific schedules, offering players a chance to win life-changing amounts of money.

Detailed Game Information

Draw Games

**State Lotto**: This game has a straightforward format where players pick numbers to match the drawn numbers. Drawings are held twice a week with a starting jackpot of $1 million.

**Mega Millions**: Players select five numbers from a set of 70 and one Mega Ball number from a set of 25. Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday, with a starting jackpot of $20 million.

**Powerball**: This game requires players to pick five numbers from a set of 69 and one Powerball number from a set of 26. Drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday, with a starting jackpot of $20 million.

Instant Games (Scratch-Offs)

Instant games or scratch-offs are available in different price categories:

  • $1 Tickets: Small investment with potential for modest winnings.
  • $5 Tickets: Mid-range cost with higher prize potential.
  • $10 Tickets: Better odds and larger prizes.
  • $20+ Tickets: Higher cost but with significantly larger prize amounts.

Popular examples include games like "$500 Frenzy" and "Mega Crossword," which offer various prize structures and top prizes.

Multi-State Games

**Mega Millions** and **Powerball** are the most notable multi-state games offered in Minnesota. They have scheduled drawings and high starting jackpots. These games are a collaboration between multiple states, making the jackpots grow quickly with each draw where no jackpot is won.

Special Features and Options

**Quick Pick**: This option allows the lottery terminal to randomly select numbers for you, making it a convenient way to play.

**Multi-draw Option**: This feature allows players to purchase tickets for multiple consecutive drawings, reducing the need to visit a retailer frequently.

**Advance Play**: Similar to multi-draw, this option lets you buy tickets for future draws in advance, ensuring you don't miss any games.

**Subscriptions**: Subscribing to lottery games offers the benefit of automatic entry into drawings, ensuring you never miss a chance to win. You can subscribe to games like Mega Millions and Powerball.

Promotions and Special Draws

The Minnesota Lottery frequently offers special promotions and draws. Past promotions have included second-chance drawings and special events that provide additional opportunities to win prizes. These promotions are designed to enhance player engagement and increase excitement around lottery games.

How to Purchase Lottery Tickets

Lottery tickets can be purchased at authorized retail locations or online. Here's a step-by-step guide:

**At Retailers**:

  1. Visit an authorized retailer.
  2. Choose your game and select your numbers or opt for a Quick Pick.
  3. Pay for your ticket and keep it safe until the drawing.

**Online**:

  1. Visit the official Minnesota Lottery website.
  2. Create an account or log in.
  3. Select your game and numbers or use the Quick Pick option.
  4. Complete the purchase and check your email for confirmation.

Players must be 18 years or older and may need to provide identification to purchase tickets.

How to Claim Prizes

The process for claiming prizes depends on the amount won:

  • Small Prizes (Up to $599): Can be claimed at any authorized retailer.
  • Medium Prizes ($600 to $50,000): Claim at a Minnesota Lottery office or by mail.
  • Large Prizes (Over $50,000): Must be claimed in person at the Minnesota Lottery headquarters.

Claiming deadlines are typically one year from the drawing date. Players should also be aware of the tax implications of their winnings, as federal and state taxes may apply.

Responsible Gaming

The Minnesota Lottery encourages responsible gaming. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, there are resources available:

Contact Information

If you need assistance, you can contact the Minnesota Lottery:

The Minnesota Lottery plays a crucial role in supporting state programs and community projects. By participating responsibly, players can enjoy the excitement of lottery games while contributing to the betterment of Minnesota. Remember to play responsibly and reach out for help if needed.




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