Minnesota Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Minnesota Lottery Numbers and Results? The Minnesota Lottery was founded through a voter initiative in 1989, and the first tickets, including Powerball, went on sale in 1990. The lottery added Mega Millions in 2010. Click here to see the latest Minnesota lottery numbers and results.
Since the lottery launched, profits from tickets have brought in over $3 billion for state programs. Most of these funds benefit the state’s health services, local government, public safety services, and educational initiatives. A large proportion also goes toward natural resources and parks.
Can I purchase tickets by mail, phone, or online?
No. You must buy your lottery tickets from a licensed lottery retailer in the state.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
You have 365 days from the date of the draw to claim your prize.
What happens if my ticket is lost, damaged, or stolen?
The Minnesota Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No. Currently, in Minnesota, your name, the prize amount, and your city of residence are public information. However, starting with Sept 21, the Minnesota Lottery will allow players who win more than $10,000 to remain anonymous.
What lottery games can I play in Minnesota?
You can pick from Daily 3, Gopher 5, Lotto America, Powerball, Northstar Cash, and Mega Millions.
How old do I have to be to play the Minnesota Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
Are Minnesota Lottery winnings taxable?
Yes. Lottery winnings in Minnesota are subject to both federal and state income taxes. The Minnesota Lottery withholds certain taxes for prizes over $5,000. Check our Tax Information section for all the details.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you can purchase tickets for multiple draws in advance. Check our Advanced Draws section for further details.
Where do the Minnesota Lottery funds go?
The Minnesota Lottery divides proceeds from ticket sales between several state programs. The majority of profits go toward the state’s general fund, which helps in the operation of all state services. A large proportion also benefits environment and natural resources projects across the state. A smaller percentage is directed toward fish and game, parks, trails, and zoos.
Here’s the process for claiming Minnesota Lottery prizes.
Appointments are recommended for claims over $50,000. Call any of the Minnesota Lottery claim centers, or their Customer Service Support Team at (888) 568-8379 or (651) 635-8273 to schedule your appointment.
The Detroit Lakes Claim Center will be closed on May 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and all day on May 28.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket, a completed claim form, and a copy of your ID to:
Minnesota State Lottery
P.O. Box 131000
Roseville, MN 55113
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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