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Minnesota (MN) Lottery

From the start of the Minnesota Lottery in April 1990 through December 2006, sales have exceeded $6 billion. Over $1.4 billion has been paid to the state of Minnesota.

The contributions of the Minnesota Lottery to state programs exceeded $100 million in FY04 for the first time ever. Contributions grew to $106 million in FY05 and $121 million in FY06.

Scratch (instant) games continue to account for the bulk of lottery sales - 60 percent in FY05.

The bulk of lottery revenue (59%) is returned to players as prizes. Prize payments in FY06 alone exceeded $268 million. Since April 1990, players have won over $3.6 billion in prizes.

Minnesota (MN) Lottery Winners

  • Michael Hawes, Lakeville, November 1, 2006, $22.1 million (cash)
  • David and Mary Beth Wenell, Eden Prairie, August 14, 2004, $53.1 million (cash)
  • Jackie and Jim Lagoon, Stillwater, July 7, 2004, $11.1 million (cash)
  • The Happy Huskers (16 player Powerball pool), Holdingford, October 25, 2003, $49.7 million (cash)
  • Jeff Holmberg, Richfield, December 1, 2001, $16.7 million (cash)

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Minnesota (MN) Lottery Games

  • Powerball
  • Hot Lotto
  • Gopher 5
  • Northstar Cash
  • Daily 3
  • Scratch Games

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