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2nd Chance Contests

Get in on the Hunt for Big Cash

Track down this new scratch ticket at your Lottery retailer and you could capture up to $100,000! If you don’t win instantly, there’s a second chance to win a $5,000 Trip to Find Bigfoot. Find out more.

Get Your Beard On!

What will you find when you start scratchin' your beard? Could be up to $10,000 if you're scratchin' the new Bearded Bucks ticket! Plus there's a second chance to win a framed print, signed by Chuck U, the local artist whose design is featured on the ticket. Find out more!

Minnesota Millionaire Club

Pick up a Minnesota Millionaire Club scratch ticket for the chance to instantly join the club - the Millionaire Club! Didn't win? Don't worry, there's a second chance for you to cash in.

Walk on Water!

 Find out who won the final drawing for a paddle board and 500 bucks in our second chance contest.

Win a Trip to Vegas!

Find out who won a trip to Vegas to appear on the MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB lottery game show and the chance to win up to $1,000,000!

Free Contests

Where Can You Get One of Those Cool Shirts?

We have fifty shirts, just for Players Club members, so take a chance and enter to win your 2016 Raffle T-shirt today!

Mum mum mum mum mummy mummy mummy mummy Lois!

Are you paying attention now? Great! Family Guy scratch tickets are on sale at Lottery retailers, but you can enter to win them now. Twenty winners will each get $50 in tickets. It's free to enter through the end of November, so take a chance and enter today.

Take a Chance!

Enter to win a 6-pack of tickets for a Wolves home game this winter. They're great seats - lower level, mid-court. It would be a great night out for you and a bunch of your friends!


Did you score a pair of seats to the Vikings vs NY Giants game on December 27? Find out after the drawing on Thursday!

Scratch That Beard!

Our free contest has ended, but find out if you won a Bearded Brew Tour prize pack.

There's still time to enter your non-winning tickets for a second chance to win a framed print by local artist Chuck U. Check it out!

Bigfoot Selfie

The Hunt on On!

You found him Minnesota! Bigfoot was seen at the State Fair, in Moorhead, Albert Lea and finally at MOA. You took the challenge to hunt him down and we loved your photos of the big guy. Find out who some of our lucky hunters are.


Get Your Game On!

Hope we see you at the Timberwolves vs L.A. Lakers home game on Wednesday, December 9. Fans will have the chance to win $100 gift cards, scratch tickets and more. Watch for more details.

Fun with Beards and Brew!

In honor of our Bearded Bucks ticket, we headed out to tour some of the new breweries in our area. What could be more fun than beards and brew. See some of the fun we had.

The Great Minnesota Get Together!

We had a great time this year! Got a little hot during the last week, but we finished up with record attendance on a beautiful Labor Day. Tons of players entered for the chance to win a stand-up paddle board. The winners are listed on the Contest Winners page. Check out some of the fun we had!

Did You Get Your Paddle On?

We treated our High Stakes Lakes players to some free stand-up paddleboarding on Sunday, August 9 at Boom Island in Minneapolis, Lake Superior harbor in Duluth, and the Middle Fork of the Zumbro River in Oronoco. Click any photo below for a larger image.

WE Fest

WE Fest 2015 was a blast!

We asked our Lottery fans to take selfies and post them to Twitter or Instagram for the chance to win a paddle board. Lina Latvala of Cambridge was our winner, but check out all the posts. We took Logan Mize and the Swon Brother out into the campgrounds and surprised some campers with a couple of truly awesome pop-up performances. You can see all the fun we had on the Lottery Blog. Can't wait for next year!

We're Celebrating 25 Years!

The first lottery ticket in Minnesota went on sale on April 17, 1990. We've had 25 years of fun and games and we're looking forward to many more.

We have lots of great things planned for the year, so keep watching to find out where we'll be.

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