Contests and Events

2nd Chance Contests

Get in the Game!

Pick up a Minnesota Vikings or Skol scratch ticket for your chance to score big. If you don't instantly win, sign up and enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets for a Suite Party at U.S. Bank Stadium for the Vikings vs Rams game on Sunday, November 19, 2017! There are tons of other cool prizes to win from Vikings prize packs to season tickets. Don't miss your chance - just say, I'MN!


Win Scratch Tix or Groceries!

Check out the lucky players that won scratch tickets and groceries just by stopping by Coborn's, Coborn's Holiday StationStores or Cash Wise stores to get their Minnesota Lottery Gopher 5 ticket. Don't miss your chance to win. Enter a second chance contest today!

Bing . . Bing . . .Bing

It's the sound of a winning pinball game. Grab your chance to instantly win up to $15,000 playing the the Minnesota Lottery Pinball scratch game. Didn't win? Don't let all of your chances go down the drain - enter for a second chance to win $1,000!


It's a Minnesota Original!

Pick up your #OnlyinMN ticket for the chance to win up to $75,000 instantly. Enter for a second chance to win a getaway to a Minnesota original: Bluefin Bay on the shores of Lake Superior, Grand View Lodge in Brainerd, The Stone Mill Hotel in historic Lanesboro or Kohl's Resort on Big Turtle Lake. Enter today and make some life long memories.


Get Out and Go!

Enter your Camping Crossword tickets for the chance to pack up your gear and get out and explore Minnesota. You could win $2,000 and a Cabela's gift card so you can gear up for a summer of camping, biking or kayaking. Enter now and start your summer out right!


Flip Out!

If you get more pancakes on your plate than Paul - you win! If you don't win, enter for a second chance to get a Minnesota pancake prize pack or the $2,500 Grand Prize!


Get in on the Retro Fun!

Enter your PAC-MAN Money Hunt Money you could score up to $75,000 instantly. You also have a chance to win Pac-Man gear, cash, or the grand prize Pac-Man game console! 


Hook a Big Win!

Find out after the drawing on or about July 27 if you won the Grand Prize $1,500 cash and $1,500 worth of premium ice fishing gear from Ice Force.

Fifteen more winners will each receive a $50 Ice Force gift card to stock up on some cool fishing tools.

Free Contests


Enter for your chance to win a trip with the Golden Gophers to Iowa for the game on October 28. You'll stay at the hotel with the team and enjoy great seats for the game. We need you there to help bring Floyd home! Enter today.

Score a Win!

Enter this free contest to score a commemorative photo of the Vikings opening game at U.S. Bank stadium and $50 in Minnesota Vikings scratch tickets. It's a beautiful print, almost as good as being there!

Win a Little Scratch!

Find out who won $50 in Cash Fireworks scratch tickets and a lottery BBQ apron in our latest free contest.

Can You Dig It?

See if you won $25 in Summer Cash scratch tickets and a Lottery garden kit. Maybe you'll dig up a little extra dough!

Get Yer Boots On!

Find out who won a VIP package for four that includes 4 box seat passes, right up close to the largest concert stage in North America for all three days of music at the Soo Pass Ranch featuring super-stars Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band, and Lady Antebellum.

The Hippest Festival in Town!

Find out if you won tickets to Rock the Garden at the Walker Art Institute Sculpture Garden. Featuring Bon Iver, The Revolution, Dead Man Winter, Bruise Violet and a whole lot more - it should be a great concert.

Hoop Dreams!

Did you win? Find out if you'll be going to the Lynx vs the LA Sparks game on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Xcel Center.


Vikings Events

Show Us Your Team Spirit!

We'll be out this fall celebrating everything purple and gold. Join us at Hy-Vee, Kwik Trip and tailgating on the U.S. Bank Plaza to get in on the fun. Get a free gift with your Minnesota Vikings scratch ticket purchase and enter to win some great Vikings swag. Find out where we'll be next.

Vikings Training Camp

Last Camp in Mankato!

We took our purple and gold truck to Vikings training camp in Mankato on Saturday, August 5. Lottery fans had the chance to get their Minnesota Vikings and Skol lottery tickets, won some great gear and some of them got the chance to get up close and personal with Vikings great Chuck Foreman. Follow us on Twitter to see some of the photos they posted.

Rock the Garden

The Hippest Festival in Town!

We rocked the Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center! In celebration of our #OnlyinMN scratch ticket, we asked Lottery fans to create and share their personal Minnesota Icon with us. The results were fantastic.


Let There Be Music!

The Basilica Block Party was two beautiful nights filled with critically acclaimed music including Need to Breathe, Walk the Moon, the Shins and so much more. Check out some of the pics of the fun and games brought to you only by the Minnesota Lottery.

Eve of Destruction

It Was Mayhem!

We were at Elko Speedway on July 1 for an evening packed with monster trucks, motocross, daredevil stunts, school bus racing and Lottery fun. A great big thank you to everyone that stopped by! See some of the fun we had.

Fun and Games!

It was a beautiful Father's Day weekend on the Minneapolis river front. The Stone Arch Bridge Festival features over 200 artists, four free music stages, the Art of the Car show, beer sampling and more. We had a great time and met up with tons of lottery fans. Check out all the fun we had and then plan to meet up with us at another great event this summer.

Stanley's Beer and Bacon

Hey Babe!

There is no party like a beer and bacon party! Add the Lottery to the mix and you've got it all going on. We took our brand new, tricked-out truck to Stanley's Beer and Bacon Fest in NE Minneapolis and had a blast. Check out all the fun we had!

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