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Minnesota Lottery turns 25, shows off new logo
Includes video report The Minnesota Lottery celebrated its 25th birthday Thursday with a splash of color. In fact, there were many splashes of color, courtesy of celebrity performance artist David Garibaldi. The 32 year old finalist on the America's Got Talent program leapt onto a stage at Target Plaza before the noon Twins game and speed-painted the new Lottery logo on a black canvass in 5 minutes. The new logo features the iconic loon, but this loon has wings spread in flight. It is t ...
Apr 19, 2014, 1:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Bill to limit Minnesota Lottery online sales advances in Senate
A bill to turn off online sales of Minnesota Lottery tickets moved ahead Friday in the state Senate. The bill, which would also do away with play at the pump lottery sales available at some gas stations, cleared the State and Local Government Committee and was headed to the Finance Committee. The measure seeks to pull back the expansion of lottery offerings from beyond what was intended, said Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, sponsor of the bill. Skoe chairs the Senate Taxes Committee, and ...
Mar 22, 2014, 7:25 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa and Minnesota lotteries kick off new multi-state game
Includes video report By Todd Northrop The Minnesota and Iowa state lotteries have unveiled a new two-state game in which players win the prize by matching all of the numbers or none of them. In the new game, called All or Nothing, players choose 12 numbers from a pool of 24. There are 10 different ways to win prizes by matching various numbers, but the top prize of $100,000 is won by matching either all the numbers drawn or none of them. Tickets cost $1 each, and drawings are held t ...
Jan 28, 2014, 9:59 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota Lottery to offer online 'scratch-off' tickets
As expected, critics are outraged, supporters hopeful Forget that drive to a convenience store for a scratch-off lottery ticket. The Minnesota State Lottery soon will give consumers the same chance at a jackpot from the comfort of home, allowing them to scratch off tickets with a mouse and a cursor, not a coin. Undeterred by earlier criticisms, lottery official are making a bold play to reach the next generation of lottery players by going beyond its current Powerball-like games online ...
Dec 23, 2013, 9:00 am - Lottery News forum

Minn. Lottery's e-tickets unnerve some lawmakers
State lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday with the Minnesota Lottery's gradual push into Internet and other electronic ticket sales, saying they were worried about how far the virtual gambling could go. Lottery officials testified Wednesday before the House Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee about the broadening sales platforms. Director Ed Van Petten says customers will soon be able to purchase popular scratch-off tickets via the Internet. The Lottery also plans to expand sales of ...
Oct 30, 2013, 6:33 pm - Lottery News forum

Minnesota man claims share of $448M Powerball jackpot
Includes video report Paul White's family gave him grief for years when he said he'd win the lottery one day. On Thursday, he showed them to the tune of $86 million. White, a project engineer from suburban Minneapolis, came forward Thursday as one of three winners in the $448 million Powerball jackpot, one of the largest in American history. White showed up at the Minnesota lottery headquarters to claim a replica check made out for $149 million. Because White picked the instant-cash opt ...
Aug 8, 2013, 5:47 pm - Lottery News forum

Three tickets to split $448 million Powerball jackpot
1 winning ticket from Minnesota, 2 from New Jersey Final jackpot total of $448.4 million is fourth-largest ever in USA By Todd Northrop Wednesday's massive Powerball jackpot that generated millions of ticket sales this week has been won by three tickets, which will evenly split the $448.4 million final tally. The $448.4 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fourth-largest of any lottery game in history, started as a $40 million prize on June 26, 2013, and continued accumulating pri ...
Aug 8, 2013, 12:58 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota Lottery draws winning numbers in raffle
By Todd Northrop The Minnesota Lottery selected the winning numbers Sunday for its special New Year's Day Millionaire Raffle drawing. The full set of winning numbers are available on Lottery Post's Minnesota Lottery Results page. Millionaire Raffle is the sixth annual holiday raffle game from the Minnesota State Lottery. Players purchased tickets for $10 each. Tickets went on sale Nov. 1, 2011 and were completely sold out before the drawing. The raffle has sold out in each of its fou ...
Jan 1, 2012, 11:52 pm - Lottery News forum

State lotteries get creative to drive higher sales
The Arizona Lottery has spent four years ramping up efforts to get players to part with a dollar. It raised its average jackpot by 8 percent and introduced pricier scratch-off games that cost from $5 to $20 but yield bigger winnings, up to $1 million. The tickets now come in brighter colors on thicker paper, and more of them get displayed in bigger cases to catch the eyes of would-be winners lining up at grocery and convenience stores. The lottery also increased its advertising budget by roug ...
Dec 12, 2011, 8:05 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota Lottery tests Internet sales
A quiet revolution in gambling is under way in Minnesota. Without a single press release or announcement, the Minnesota State Lottery is nearly a year into an experiment to get more Minnesotans to gamble online through a subscription lottery service. Private online gambling is illegal in Minnesota, and the state's elected leaders have turned back various gambling expansion proposals and online gambling ventures. But in the waning months of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's administration, the Minneso ...
Nov 28, 2011, 12:23 am - Lottery News forum

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