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2nd Chance Contests

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!

Pick up a Pac-Man® Money Hunt scratch ticket and 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!

Pick up a Hardcore Cash scratch ticket at your lottery retailer and you could win up $75,000 instantly. This game also give you a second chance to win $1,500 cash and $1,500 worth of premium ice fishing gear from Ice Force. 


Free Contests

Get Yer Boots On!

Enter for your chance to win 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!

Rock the Garden is going back to the Walker Art Institute Sculpture Garden and it will be better than ever! Featuring Bon Iver, The Revolution, Dead Man Winter, Bruise Violet and a whole lot more. Enter by June 28 for your chance to score a pair of VIP or general admission tickets to Rock the Garden.

Hit One Out of the Park!

Enter for your chance to join us for a Suite Nite of baseball in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, July 22 for the Twins vs Tigers game. We've got 20 pairs of tickets to share and we want you to be part of the fun. Enter today!

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.

Let There Be Music!

The Basilica Block Party is back with two music filled nights of critically acclaimed talent including Need to Breathe, Walk the Moon, the Shins, Awolnation and so much more. We've got tickets to share! Some VIP, some general admission, for both July 8 & 9th. If you want to join us - enter by June 21 for your chance to score a pair of tickets.

Win Tickets!

Find out who won tickets to Eve of Destruction at Elko Speedway. It's a night of non-stop action and controlled mayhem, sponsored by the Minnesota Lottery, packed with monster trucks, motocross, daredevil stunts and even school bus racing.

Go Fish!

Our Go Fish contest winners each won a $50 Gander Mountain gift card and lottery gear so they'll be ready for the fishing opener and a whole season of fun. Find out if you're one of them.


Meet You at the Park!

The ballpark. We'll be at the Lottery Kiosk, near section 114, at Target Field on Sunday, July 9 for the Twins vs Royals game. Stop by and play with us to win some fun prizes.

It's Mayhem!

Join us at Elko Speedway for Eve of Destruction sponsored by the Minnesota Lottery. We'll be there on July 1 for an evening packed with monster trucks, motocross, daredevil stunts, school bus racing and Lottery fun. Come on down and see what it's all about!

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!


Waka, Waka, Waka!

We spent Saturday, March 25 at MOA with PAC-MAN legend Billy Mitchell, the first player in history to play a perfect game of PAC-MAN! Billy shared tricks and tips on how to beat the game plus lots of great stories from the gaming world. Thanks to everyone who came out for an exciting afternoon.

Beer Dabblin'!

We had a great time at the Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler, Minnesota’s largest outdoor beer festival! Over 150 craft breweries, live music, gourmet food plus lots of lottery fun. Players stopped by to challenge their friends to a friendly game of foosball for the chance to win prizes and scratch tickets. Then, it was on to a full-on, adult-size foosball game of 5 on 5 wild fun. Check it out!

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