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Do you love dreaming about how you'd spend thousands, or even millions, of dollars winning a lotto game jackpot? Or do you like the excitement of instant win scratch games, or the extended fun of playing Print-N-Play? No matter your favorite, the Minnesota Lottery has everything from lotto games to instant win scratch games, Raffle and extended-play Print-N-Play tickets. Explore our games and join in on the fun! Remember, you can't win if you don't play!

Which lotto game should I play?

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Jackpot Game Comparisons Set Prize Games
Powerball® Mega
Millions®
Hot
Lotto®
Gopher 5® Northstar
Cash®
Lucky for Life® All or Nothing® Daily 3®
Powerball Mega Millions Hot Lotto Gopher 5 Northstar Cash Lucky for Life All or Nothing Daily 3
Price of ticket $2 $1 $1 $1 $1 $2 $1 50¢ – $5.00
Starting jackpot
or top prize
$40 million $15 million $1 million $100,000 $25,000 $7,000/week for life top prize $100,000
top prize
$500 top prize (on $1 bet)
Number of
lotteries where
game is sold
47 46 15 Minnesota
only
Minnesota
only
15 Minnesota
and Iowa
Minnesota
only
Odds of
winning jackpot
(approx.)
1 in 175.2
million
1 in 258.9
million
1 in 29.1
million
1 in 1.5
million
1 in
169,911
1 in 30.8 million 2 in
2.7 million
1 in 1,000
to win
top prize
Odds of winning a
prize (approx.)
1 in 31.8 1 in 14.7 1 in 17.2 1 in 12 1 in 6 1 in 7.8 1 in 4.5 Varies by
bet type
Other prizes
available
$4 to
$1 million
$1 to
$1 million
$2 to
$30,000
$1 to $500 $1 to $50 $4 to $25,000/year for life $1 to $1,000 $5 to $330
(on $1 bet)
How to play

Pick 5 of 59 white balls and a Powerball of 1 of 35 Pick 5 of 75 white balls and a Mega Ball of 1 of 15 Pick 5 of 47 white balls and a Hot Ball of 1 of 19 Pick 5
of 47
Pick 5
of 31
Pick 5 of 48 numbers and a Lucky Ball of 1 in 18 Pick 12
of 24
Pick 1, 2 or 3 numbers
from 0 to 9
Game prize
multiplier
Power Play® Megaplier® Sizzler®
Jackpot payment
options
30-payment annuity or cash option 30-payment annuity or cash option Cash** Cash Cash 20-payment annuity or cash option Cash Cash
Drawing times
and days
9:59 p.m.
Wednesday and Saturday
10 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday
9:40 p.m.
Wednesday and Saturday
6:17 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:17 p.m.
Daily
9:38 p.m.
Monday and Thursday
12:45 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Daily 6:17 p.m.
Daily
Biggest MN
winner*
$228.9
million
$1
million
$11.7
million
$2
million
$236,073 $25,000/year for life $100,000
Number of
MN wins*
22 jackpot
wins
11 jackpot
wins
Average
12 jackpot
wins
each year
Average
1 jackpot win per week
3 $25,000/year for life wins 4 $100,000 wins Average
11 $500
top prizes
each day

* As of 07/27/2015
** Federal (25)% and State (7.25%) withholding taxes will be paid. Any additional tax liability is the responsibility of the winner.