Unclaimed Prizes

Prizes that are still up-for-grabs

Are You a Winner?

Get the info you need to cash in

Where Can I Buy Tickets?

Congratulations to Stephen Braun of Buffalo, MN!

Stephen Braun won $1,869,493 playing Gopher 5.

Recommended Games

Back to Top

How To Play

The Twins, Jolly Green Giant, and six-month winters. Some of the best things are only available in Minnesota. Gopher 5 is one of those things. It only takes $1 to play for jackpots that start at $100,000.

Leave it all up to luck and ask for a Gopher 5 quick pick or choose your own numbers. Pick five numbers from 1 – 47. 

Win by matching two, three, four or five numbers. Match all five to win the jackpot.

Play slips are available at all lottery retailers.


Back to Top

Prizes and Odds

Match: To Win: Approx. Odds
5 of 5 JACKPOT* 1 in 1,533,939.00
4 of 5 $500 1 in 7,304.00
3 of 5 $15 1 in 178.00
2 of 5 $1 1 in 13.00

*The jackpot is paid in cash and will be divided equally among all winning tickets if there is more than one winner. The minimum jackpot amount for a drawing is $100,000.

The approximate overall odds of winning a Gopher 5 prize are 1 in 12.00.

All lotto games tickets must be claimed within one year of drawing date. 

The Minnesota Lottery attempts to ensure that the winning numbers and jackpot amounts are posted correctly. However, posted numbers are unofficial. The only official source for verifying winning numbers on a player’s ticket is through the Minnesota Lottery’s central computer system. To confirm that a ticket is a winner, please have the ticket validated through a sales terminal at any Minnesota Lottery retailer.