The establishment of the state’s official Lottery, the Minnesota Lottery took place in 1988, after a successful voter referendum. The MN lottery is heavily involved in multiple charity activities. It is a vital contributor to the state fund by generating the revenue through the lottery games. Every time a player participates in the lottery, about 25 cents per a dollar goes to the state fund. Since it’s inception, the MN lottery has contributed over $2.6 billion to the welfare of the state. Fondly called by the players as Minn lottery, it also takes part in protecting the environment by donating a part of the revenue. Just over 50% of the money from ticket sales goes to the General Fund which supports health care, K-12 education, public safety and government’s aid.
The MN Lottery has driven the funds to several environmental protection funds such as:
- The Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.
- The game and Fish Fund.
- The Natural Resources Fund.
61.9% of the revenue goes back to the players who top the Minnesota Lottery results. The players are awarded rewards and prizes for topping the mn lottery results. 7.5% of the revenue is used for the administrative costs. 6.0% goes to the retailers in the form of commissions. 13% of the generated revenue is reserved for State General Fund, of which $2.2 million was allotted to battle problem gambling. Since the inception of the MN Lottery, over $1.44 billion was contributed to the General Fund so far. 6.5 percent of the revenue goes to the Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund, which is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the natural resources of the state. Finally, 4.6 % of is dedicated to the fish ponds, trails, parks, and Zoo.
In-house draw games:
The MN Lottery currently offers a wide range of in-house draw games where the players have to pick the appropriate Minnesota Lottery winning numbers to win. These games are very interesting and exciting to play.
A 3-digit style game which is drawn daily. The player needs to choose the right mn lottery winning numbers in order to win the game.
With the jackpots beginning at $100,000, Gopher 5 draws every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. This game draws Minnesota lottery numbers from 1 through 47.
This game is drawn daily with the jackpots starting from $25,000. Five mn lotter numbers are drawn from 1 through 31.
The MN Lottery is currently offering a wide variety of several multi-jurisdictional games along with the above-mentioned in-house draw games. Hot Lotto, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, and Minnesota Powerball which is also known as the MN powerball are the multi-jurisdictional games that are offered by the MN Lottery.
In addition to the several in-house draw games and multi-jurisdictional games, the Minnesota Lottery also offers several types of Scratch games.
Q - Can I purchase the Minnesota Lottery tickets online?
A - NO.
Q - Is it true that I have more odds of getting killed by lightning than winning a lottery?
A - No, it’s a huge misconception. Every year there are more number of people winning the lottery jackpots than the number of people getting killed by a lightning.
For details of
lottery and latest news visit Minnesota
Lottery Official Website
Lottery Contact Address :
2645 Long Lake Road
Phone : (651) 297-7456
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