Minnesota Lottery Results (MN)

Get the most recent results for all Minnesota Lottery Draws

Minnesota lottery results and winning numbers

  • latest Daily 3 lottery result

    Latest Daily 3 result:
    Friday, Mar 1, 2024

    1. 3
    2. 4
    3. 5

    Next draw
    Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Gopher 5 lottery result

    Latest Gopher 5 result:
    Friday, Mar 1, 2024

    1. 10
    2. 16
    3. 19
    4. 32
    5. 38

    Next draw
    Monday, Mar 4, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $345,000

  • latest Lotto America lottery result

    Latest Lotto America result:
    Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

    1. 16
    2. 18
    3. 25
    4. 37
    5. 46
    6. 07
    7. 03

    Next draw
    Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $3,650,000

  • latest Lucky For Life lottery result

    Latest Lucky For Life result:
    Friday, Mar 1, 2024

    1. 01
    2. 07
    3. 29
    4. 36
    5. 44
    6. 04

    Next draw
    Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest MEGA Millions lottery result

    Latest MEGA Millions result:
    Friday, Mar 1, 2024

    1. 15
    2. 33
    3. 37
    4. 55
    5. 61
    6. 24
    7. Megaplier: x4

    Next draw
    Tuesday, Mar 5, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $650,000,000

  • latest Northstar Cash lottery result

    Latest Northstar Cash result:
    Friday, Mar 1, 2024

    1. 04
    2. 17
    3. 18
    4. 19
    5. 22

    Next draw
    Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $25,000

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

    1. 16
    2. 26
    3. 29
    4. 38
    5. 50
    6. 06
    7. Power Play: x2

    Next draw
    Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $443,000,000

2024 STRATEGIES

Lottery strategies for Pick 3, Pick 4, Mega Millions, Powerball and more!
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Games and Advanced Draws

The main lottery games you can play in Minnesota, click a link for results and more information.

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Pick 3 Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 14
North 5 Jackpot 5 (from 1-31) up to 14
Gopher 5 Jackpot 5 (from 1-47) up to 14
Lotto America Jackpot 5 (from 1-52) + 1 (from 1-10) up to 14
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 14
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 14

Games Overview

MN Pick 3

Pick 3

Offering MN players the chance to win by selecting a three-digit number with various play styles and prize options. Pick 3 is a straightforward and exciting game that draws numbers every evening.

MN North 5

North 5

Players pick five numbers from a pool and have a chance to win big jackpots with drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday offering players multiple chances to match their numbers.

MN Gopher 5

Gopher 5

A popular in-state Minnesota Lottery game with a progressive jackpot. Players select five numbers from a set and if they match all five in the drawing they win the jackpot.

MN Lotto America

Lotto America

A multi-state lottery game played throughout MN and several other states. Players choose five main numbers and a Star Ball number for a chance to win the jackpot which starts at a substantial amount and grows until someone claims it.

MN Mega Millions

Mega Millions

One of the largest multi-state lottery games in the United States where players select five numbers and a Mega Ball number with the chance to win massive jackpots that can change lives.

MN Powerball

Powerball

Known for its record-breaking jackpots participants choose five white numbers and a red Powerball number. Drawings occur twice a week and the game has made numerous millionaires.

Game Schedule Times

Never miss a draw again with all the Minnesota lottery draw times. Shown in local time and Sales Stop in ().

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Pick 3 6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
North 5 6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
Gopher 5   6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
  6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
  6:17 p.m.
(6:10 p.m.)
 
Lotto America   9:20 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
  9:20 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
    9:20 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
Mega Millions     10:00 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
    10:00 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
 
Powerball   9:59 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
  9:59 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
    9:59 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)

How to Buy Minnesota Lottery Tickets

With a variety of games to play across the MN Lottery you won't be surprised to see the ticket costs vary slightly. Here's a ticket price breakdown of all available games:

GAME COST TO PLAY
Pick 3 $0.5 to $1
North 5 $1
Gopher 5 $1
Lotto America $1 (+$1 optional All Star Bonus)
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Remember: Anyone under the age of 18 is not permitted to purchase a lottery ticket or redeem any prizes.

How to Claim Minnesota Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $600

  • Method 1 – Visit any local retailer to claim your prize in person. Most are able to distribute winnings up to $600 simply by visiting them with your winning ticket.
  • Method 2 – Send your signed ticket to the Headquarters address listed here to claim via mail.

Claim $600 up to $50,000

  • Method 1 – Visit any of the MN claim centers listed in our directory to process your claim. It's worth calling in advance to book an appointment and check opening times.
  • Method 2 – You can sign your ticket, complete a claim form and include requested documentation/ID then mail it to the MN Lottery Headquarters.

Claim more than $50,000

  • Method 1 – Call the Headquarters to arrange a booking time convenient to you. They will advise on the documentation and ID needed to process your claim right there.

Claim Center & Claim Form

Download a claim form and a copy of a valid ID, then send to or visit:

Minnesota State Lottery
P.O. Box 131000
Roseville, MN 55113

Phone: +16516358273
Open: Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Web: www.mnlottery.com

Download Claim Form

All Minnesota Claim Centers

Owatonna

Minnesota Lottery Owatonna Office
205 Cedardale Dr SE,
Owatonna, MN 55060

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 507 444 2400
Map: Location and Directions

Detroit Lakes

Minnesota Lottery - Detroit Lakes Regional Office
1641 Highway 10 W,
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 218 846 0700
Map: Location and Directions

Virginia

Minnesota Lottery - Virginia Regional Office
130 Chestnut St,
Virginia, MN 55792

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 218 748 2450
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

While the lottery is a game of chance, here are some tips and strategies to enhance your gaming experience:

  1. Ticket Variety: Experiment with tickets of different price ranges and games to improve your chances of finding a winning ticket.
  2. Number Combos: Don't limit yourself to single tickets. Try different number combinations such as playing multiple sets of numbers in a single game.
  3. Syndicate Play: Consider joining or forming a lottery syndicate. Pooling resources allows you to buy more tickets, increasing your collective chances of winning.
  4. Claim Strategically: If you win a substantial prize consult with financial advisors before claiming. They can help you make informed decisions about lump sum or annuity payouts and tax implications.
  5. Limit Losses: Set a loss limit for each playing session... if you reach this limit take a break or call it a day.
  6. Bankroll Management: Manage your lottery bankroll separately from your regular finances to keep your lottery play organized and prevent overspending.
  7. Random Number Generators: Utilize random number generators (RNGs) or Quick Pick options to add an element of randomness to your choices.
  8. Special Promotions: Keep an eye out for special promotions or events offered by your lottery such as bonus draws or discounts.
  9. Track Your Results: Tracking your numbers can help you spot trends and adjust your strategy over time.
  10. Learn from Mistakes: If you've been playing for a while with no success analyze your past choices and consider adjusting your strategy.
  11. Opt for Smaller Jackpots: Don't overlook smaller games as they often have better odds of winning and can be more achievable goals.
  12. Non-Winning Tickets: Keep non-winning tickets as some lotteries offer second-chance drawings.
  13. Stay Anonymous: Consider claiming your prize anonymously. It can help protect your privacy and manage the potential challenges of newfound wealth.
  14. Gifting Strategy: If you win a substantial amount plan your gifting strategy in advance to avoid impulsive decisions and potential tax issues.

Remember the lottery is a game of chance and there are no guaranteed strategies for winning. These tips aim to enhance your enjoyment, manage your play responsibly and make the most of your lottery experience.

Recent Minnesota Lottery Winners' Stories

There is no shortage of big lottery winners in Minnesota every single week however details are difficult to find as most choose the right to remain anonymous. If you're looking for some inspiration when playing take a look at these recent big winners!

GAME STORE LOCATION PRIZE AMOUNT
North 5 Micky's Liquor Store Minneapolis $29,000
Powerball The Store of St. Anna Avon $2,000,000
North 5 Eastside SuperAmerica Brainerd $144,944
North 5 Crossroads Convenience & Liquor Iron $25,000
Gopher 5 Holiday Stationstores Cloquet $554,640
Powerball Kwik Trip Rochester $100,000
North 5 Holiday Vadnais Heights $63,973
Powerball Holiday Stationstores Forest Lake $50,000
Gopher 5 Holiday Stationstores Brooklyn Park $685,499
Mega Millions Kwik Trip St. Cloud $30,000

Lottery Tax Guide

Minnesota has a very straightforward tax withholding requirement for lottery wins. Whether you are a resident or non-resident you will be charged state and federal tax only on winnings over $5,000. The amount does vary slightly depending on your citizenship status as detailed in the table below.

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
7.25% 24% 31.25%
More than $5,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
7.25% 30% 37.25%

Please Note: In accordance with Federal regulations any prize over $600 is automatically sent to the IRS via a notification.

About Minnesota Lottery

Facts

  1. Its mission is to generate revenue for important state programs while providing entertainment to Minnesotans.
  2. A significant portion of revenue goes toward funding education in MN.
  3. Tickets are sold at thousands of retail locations across the state.
  4. The Minnesota Lottery is committed to responsible gaming and provides resources and support for winners to claim their prizes and manage their winnings responsibly.
  5. The lottery benefits various local and state initiatives including environmental programs and veterans' services.
  6. It regularly runs promotions and special events.
  7. Numerous millionaires have been created over the years.
  8. Retailers that sell lottery tickets receive commissions and bonuses which can be an important source of income.

History

  • 1988: The Minnesota State Lottery is established.
  • 1990: Launches its first scratch-off ticket game.
  • 1992: Minnesota joins the multi-state lottery game Powerball.
  • 1999: Introduces its own in-state drawing game called "Gopher 5".
  • 2008: The state introduces the "Lotto America" game.
  • 2010: MN joins the Mega Millions multi-state lottery game.
  • 2012: A milestone of contributing over $2 billion to the state's General Fund.
  • 2015: Celebrates its 25th anniversary.
  • Present: The Minnesota Lottery continues to offer a variety of draw games, scratch-offs and other promotions with proceeds contributing to education and various other state programs.

Charitable Contributions

A significant portion of the proceeds from ticket sales goes towards funding various charitable causes throughout the state. These contributions support essential programs and initiatives that benefit education, health and environmental preservation among others.

By purchasing lottery tickets players not only have the chance to win exciting prizes but also become a part of the effort to build a stronger and more compassionate state.

Location

Also known as the North Star State Minnesota is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It shares its borders with North Dakota to the northwest, Wisconsin to the east, South Dakota to the west and Iowa to the south. The state is renowned for its picturesque landscapes including over 11,000 lakes, dense forests and vibrant cultural heritage.

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