Large Mouth Cash, $100,000
April 17, 2015—Tom Kildahl of Dexter won $100,000 on a Large Mouth Cash ticket he purchased at Casey’s General Store, located at 720 – 2nd St. N.W. in Hayfield.
Kildahl said he started scratching the ticket from the top and worked his way down. When he uncovered a number that matched one of the winning numbers, he scratched the prize. “I thought it would be $10 or $20, but it turned out to be $100,000!” Kildahl exclaimed. “I was in shock. I called my mom and told her, ‘Mom, I just won $100,000!’”
Kildahl claimed the prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on April 16.
Golden 8s, $88,888
April 10, 2015—Jeffrey Vogel of Sauk Rapids won $88,888 playing the Lottery’s Golden 8s scratch game.
Vogel purchased his winning ticket at SuperAmerica, located at 228 N. Benton Drive in Sauk Rapids. He claimed the prize on April 9.
Mega Money, $200,000
April 9, 2015—As she was driving home from
St. Cloud on April 6, Patty Warren stopped at Teal’s Market in Milaca for some ground beef for that night’s supper. She also bought two Mega Money scratch tickets, which she took home to scratch.
“I don’t scratch the prize unless it’s a winner,” explained the Milaca resident. “I saw I won and I started scratching [the prize]. I saw it was a smaller 2, so I knew it was more than $20. I thought it was going to be a big one!” Warren said.
After she revealed the $200,000 prize, Warren said, “I had to look at it three or four times. I called my daughter and told her, ‘You will not believe this!’”
Teal’s Market is located at 235 – 2nd Ave. S.W. in Milaca.
Progressive Print-N-Play, $56,914
April 21, 2015—Fargo resident Steven Jenson won a Progressive Print-N-Play jackpot worth $56,914 by playing a $5 Bingo ticket.
Jenson claimed the prize at the Lottery’s office in Roseville on April 21.
Oasis C Store, located at 209 Wall Street Ave. N.W. in Moorhead, sold the winning ticket.
MONOPOLY Millionaires' Club, $100,000
April 16, 2015—A resident of Monticello claimed a $100,000 Lottery prize on April 15. David Martineau won the prize by playing the MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES’ CLUB™ scratch game.
South Haven Sports, located at 441 Custer St. E. in South Haven, sold the winning ticket.
Northstar Cash, $33,534
April 14, 2015—A Blaine resident won the April 10, 2015 Northstar Cash jackpot worth $33,534. The five numbers on Antonio Blanquet’s single quick-pick ticket matched the winning numbers (2-9-10-11-26) drawn that day to win the jackpot.
Sunshine Oil Co. Inc., located at 9850 Polk St. N.E. in Blaine, sold the winning ticket.
April 10, 2015—Breezy Point resident Roger Johnson won $1 million on a Powerball ticket he purchased for the April 8 drawing.
Johnson purchased the winning ticket at Pelican Square, located at 30211 County Road 4 in Pequot Lakes.
Northstar Cash, $52,742
April 23, 2015—When Anthony Luckett of
St. Paul discovered that he won the $52,742 Northstar Cash jackpot from the drawing on April 20, he and the store clerks "had a good laugh about it—everybody's happy [for me]," he said. Luckett says he plans to use some of his winnings to travel to Missouri for a family reunion.
The winning ticket was purchased at Clark on Rice, located at 1440 Rice St. in St. Paul. Luckett claimed the prize on April 22.
$100,000 Minnesota Hold 'Em, $100,000
April 15, 2015—Fargo, N.D. resident Roger Severson says he occasionally likes to play the Minnesota Lottery’s poker-themed scratch games. As he was playing a $100,000 Minnesota Hold ‘Em ticket, he said, “I scratched the hand I needed to beat and then I scratched my hand.”
When Severson discovered that his hand beat the champion’s hand, he uncovered the prize. “It was $100,000,” explained Severson. “I thought I didn’t win and must have misread it.” After looking at the ticket several times and checking it on the lottery ticket checker, he determined he did in fact win the $100,000 top prize.
Severson purchased the ticket at Casey’s General Store, 1702 – 30th Ave. S. in Moorhead. He claimed the prize on April 14.
$100,000 Wild Cherries, $100,000
April 13, 2015—After he finished his work shift at 6 a.m. on April 10, Ryan Schafer drove to Bill’s Superette, 6290 Boone Ave. in Brooklyn Park, where he cashed a $10 winning lottery ticket and bought two $5 scratch tickets.
The Brooklyn Park resident says he normally scratches the tickets in his car after he buys them so he can immediately cash in any winning tickets. As he sat in the store’s parking lot and scratched the $100,000 Wild Cherries ticket, Schafer said he revealed a cherries symbol and assumed he won $5 or $10. “I scratched the rest of the ticket and then scratched that prize,” he explained. “I saw $100,000 and screamed—you could probably hear me screaming from inside the building!”
Schafer drove to Lottery headquarters shortly after discovering his win to claim the prize. “This is one heck of a start to the weekend!” he said with a big grin.
Red Hot Slots, $200,000
April 20, 2015—Timothy Collopy of Bloomington won $200,000 playing the Lottery’s Red Hot Slots scratch game.
Collopy purchased the winning ticket at Rainbow Foods, located at 140 W. 66th St. in Richfield. He claimed the prize on April 17.
Northstar Cash, $26,000
April 2, 2015—Mark Strandemo of Eagan won $26,000 by playing the Lottery’s Northstar Cash game. His ticket matched the winning numbers 9-16-17-24-30 drawn on March 31 to win the jackpot.
Strandemo purchased his winning ticket at Kenyon Motor Mart, located at 704 Second St. in Kenyon.
Mega Money, $50,000
April 3, 2015—Susan Prestegaard of Randolph won $50,000 playing the Lottery’s Mega Money scratch game.
Prestegaard purchased her winning ticket at Quik Stop of Cannon Falls Inc., located at 1124 N. 5th St. in Cannon Falls. She claimed the prize on April 2.
Cash Storm, $50,000
March 26, 2015—Katherine Epling of North St. Paul won $50,000 playing the Lottery’s Cash Storm scratch game.
Epling purchased her winning ticket at Gas Hopper, located at 2231 – 11th Ave. E. in North St. Paul. She claimed the prize on March 25.