Lottery is $3 Billion Win for Minnesota

On April 15 the Minnesota Lottery announced that proceeds from ticket sales have surpassed $3 billion for critical state programs, including education, public safety, health and human services, and environmental protection.

DIY Mardi Gras Mask

Spice up your Mardi Gras with a lucky mask! Learn how to do it yourself.

Meet Some Lucky Dogs!

In honor of our Lucky Dog scratch ticket, we found a few "lucky dogs" in Minnesota and are sharing their stories!

Meet Phoebe, a Lucky Dog!

In honor of our Lucky Dog scratch ticket, we found a few "lucky dogs" in Minnesota and are sharing their stories!

Bold Deliveries for Bold Minnesotans

It’s arguably the boldest town in the entire state, Embarrass, MN. We wanted to celebrate all that makes Minnesotans BOLD, especially those who live in the coldest town in the country, so we joined them in the dead of winter to deliver the Bold North scratch games and Lottery SWAG to its residents.

New Year, New Raffle Winners!

2019 is off to a great start for the thousands of Minnesota Millionaire Raffle winners who won prizes on Jan. 1!

Need Some Holiday Gift Ideas?

Have a Minnesota Lottery lover in your life? Look no further - we came up with the perfect gifts to pair with our scratch tickets this holiday season! Don’t forget to print out our gift tags to use when you wrap up these awesome gifts!

Lottery-funded ENRTF Project to Generate Millions for Loon Conservation Efforts in Minnesota

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest marine oil spill in the history of the United States. At first the disaster seemed far away from Minnesota, but it hit a lot closer to home since some Minnesota-origin birds were wintering in the Gulf during the time of the spill.   

You Won! Now What?

Jackpots have been all the buzz this week with Mega Millions record-setting $970 million jackpot and Powerball’s $430 million jackpot. That’s more than $1.3 billion up for grabs!  If Minnesota gets lucky enough to have a winner, we thought we’d fill you in on answers to some frequently asked questions … just in case you hit the big one. 

Minnesota Lottery Proceeds Benefit Bison

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), is working to restore the bison population in Minnesota. Alexander Watson from the DNR explains how lottery dollars have gone on to benefit Minnesota State Parks and bison in Minnesota. The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, which receives a portion of Minnesota Lottery proceeds, has supported this project.

Best Bets at the Minnesota State Fair on a Budget

The Minnesota State Fair is finally here. It’s time to rejoice and get out your cash because let’s face it, the fair can be expensive. Options are endless at the Great Minnesota Get Together. But where do you begin?

Get in Touch with Nature at the Minnesota State Fair

We love nature. We also love the Minnesota State Fair. Who says you can’t experience both at the same time? We’ve put together a list of our favorite places to get in touch with nature at the Minnesota State Fair.