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Shining Bright: Northstar Cash

When it comes to jackpot games, Northstar Cash is our shining star!

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How To Play

Leave it all up to luck and ask for a Northstar Cash quick pick or choose your own numbers. Pick five numbers from 1–31. 

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

Multi-draw Tickets: You can purchase a ticket good for up to 14 draws at your favorite retailer. If you choose to play more than one draw, your ticket will include a drawing date range instead of a single drawing date.

Play slips are available at all lottery retailers.

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Prizes and Odds

Match: To Win: Odds
5 of 5 numbers JACKPOT* 1 in 169,911.00
4 of 5 $50 1 in 1,307.00
3 of 5 $5 1 in 52.00
2 of 5 $1 1 in 7.00

*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 $25,000. 

The approximate overall odds of winning a Northstar Cash prize are 1 in 6.

Prize claims must be submitted within one (1) year of the 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.