Winners

Major Prize Winners: Central

NOTE: We're in the process of updating our winners section to make info about our winners easier to find. For now, please look for central Minnesota winners after October, 2014 in the other regional lists.

DatePrizeGame/PromotionNameCity
Purchased
10/21/14 $100,000 20X The Cash Jim Schulz Pequot Lakes Elk River
06/11/14   $200,000 $200,000 Bonus Jackpot Kenneth Mueller Richmond Richmond
06/05/14 $60,640 Northstar Cash Alvin Dingmann Richmond Richmond
04/28/14 $34,772 Northstar Cash Merle Marshall Crosslake Crosslake
03/21/14 $100,000 MN Millionaire Raffle Thomas Lutzke Pierz Buckman
03/20/14 $29,000 Northstar Cash James Blaisdell Pierz Pierz
03/04/14 $25,000 Northstar Cash Shanon Ferrari Deerwood Crosby
01/20/14 $26,000 Northstar Cash David Carlson St. Cloud Sartell
01/14/14 $57,169 Progressive Print-N-Play Scot Nurnberger Motley Eagan
01/10/14 $1,000,000 MN Millionaire Raffle Carlos Vega Vega Cold Spring Waite Park
12/30/13 $419,289 Gopher 5 Lavonne Micholski Hillman Buckman
12/03/13 $100,000 Black Cherry Crossword Bryan Kaml St. Cloud Winsted
10/28/13 $13,000 Northstar Cash Steven Wagner Fort Ripley Little Falls
09/27/13 $50,708 Northstar Cash James West Faribault Faribault
09/20/13 $27,000 Northstar Cash Robert Markwardt St. Cloud St. Cloud
09/03/13 $50,000 Sparkling 7s Jeff Midas Sartell Sauk Centre
08/23/13 $50,000 $200,000 Jumbo Bucks Kathy Carlson Little Falls Motley
05/01/13 $28,000 Northstar Cash Gaylene Watson Sartell St. Cloud
04/24/13 $34,802 Northstar Cash Dellas Norgren South Haven S. Haven
04/08/13 $100,000 $100,000 Cash Spectacular Jeanne Armstrong Brainerd Brainerd
01/01/13 $100,000 MN Millionaire Raffle Duane Westberg Sauk Rapids Side Lake
12/12/12 $1,000,000 Million Dollar Jackpot Leona Veltikold Brooten Brooten
11/28/12 $1,000,000 Powerball Saday Webster Millville St. Charles
11/26/12 $78,918 Northstar Cash Greg Novotny Lonsdale Lonsdale
11/26/12 $78,918 Northstar Cash Darrell Conarro & James Janski Rice Rice
10/27/12 $63,331 Northstar Cash Denise Moen Long Prairie Long Prairie
10/12/12 $100,000 Camouflage Cash Mark Etzler Staples Motley
10/01/12 $200,000 $200,000 Riches and Rides Ken Myers Pierz Shoreview
06/13/12 $100,000 Coffee Break Crossword Dennis Martin Jr. Princeton Princeton
01/14/12 $43,500 Northstar Cash John Mathias Osseo Osseo
04/18/12 $34,229 Northstar Cash John Wiedewitsch Backus Princeton
04/13/12 $135,065 Gopher 5 Debra Krulikosky Brownton Hutchinson
04/16/12 $100,000 $100,000 MN Hold 'Em Kevin Carlson Cedar Maple Grove
03/30/12 $250,000 Mega Millions Brett Nienaber Pequot Lakes Baxter
03/03/12 $2,000,000 Powerball - Power Play Robert Wahlquist Oak Grove St. Francis
03/01/12 $100,000 Funky 5's Kimberly Schultz North Branch  
02/13/12 $52,679 Progressive Print-N-Play ($3 Crossword) Robert Bruce Sauk Centre  
02/01/12 $50,000 $200,000 Lucky Diamonds Josh Groshong Little Falls  
01/11/12 $200,000 Powerball Robert Barry Ironton  
01/11/12 $100,000 $100,000 Taxes Paid Dyllan Blitvich St. Cloud  
01/01/12 $30,000 Northstar Cash Brian Olson Princeton  
01/01/12 $100,000 MN Millionaire Raffle Jenean Rudnitski St. Cloud  
12/1/11 $50,000 20X the Money Brian Spencer Clearwater  
12/1/11 $100,000 Black Pearls Patrick Wright St. Cloud  
10/27/11 $300,000 Wildlife Winnngs Wade Kutzera St. Joseph  
09/08/11 $100,000 10X The Money Dustin Rennee' St. Cloud  
08/31/11 $100,000 Wheel of Fortune Robert Anderson Sauk Centre  
08/24/11 $28,486 Northstar Cash (1 of 2 tickets to split the $56,972 Jackpot) David Ekeroth Big Lake  
08/07/11 $26,000 Northstar Cash Bobbie Lee Finders Sartell  
06/20/11 $200,000 $200,000 Pure Gold Michael Slivnik St. Stephen  
06/15/11 $28,000 Northstar Cash John Hutchinson Buffalo  
05/09/11 $300,000 Casino Slots Extravaganza Diane Anderson Princeton  
04/28/11 $77,094 Progressive Print-N-Play Crossword ($3) Linnea Lind Sauk Rapids  
04/08/11 $77,777 7s to Win! Glenn Danzeisen St. Cloud  
04/02/11 $74,014 Northstar Cash Joe Lewis Milaca  
02/11/11 $50,000 Cash Blast Robbie Randolph Dearborn Heights, MI Sauk Centre
01/12/11 $100,000 Diamond Crossword Doubler Thomas Johnson St. Cloud  
01/01/11 $1,000,000 Minnesota Mllionaire Raffle Daniel Goke St. Cloud  
12/08/10 $100,000 Fabulous 5s Barbara Okroi Pierz  
10/04/10 $200,000 Minnesota Vikings Scratch Game Denise Burgau Sauk Centre  
08/25/10 $500,000 $500,000 Payday Rollin Olson Sartell  
08/09/10 $49,269 Northstar Cash Monica Johnson Staples  
05/20/10 $100,000 Fire 'N' Dice Brenda Fobbe Maple Lake  
04/07/10 $50,000 $500,000 Payday Martin Miller Princeton  
03/29/10 $500,000 24 Karat Gold Robert Kelley St. Cloud  
03/09/10 $1,000,000 Mega Millions Lee Grimmer & Henry Lasser Elk River  
02/22/10 $27,000 Northstar Cash Carolyn Deters Elrosa  
02/10/10 $428,397 Gopher 5 Elmer & Linda Salo Milaca  
01/29/10 $77,777 Sizzlin' 7's Richard Lee St. Cloud  
01/13/10 $25,000 Northstar Cash Shirley Kerr Annandale  
01/12/10 $29,000 Northstar Cash Thomas Schultz Ostego  
01/07/10 $51,613 Northstar Cash (1 of 2 winning tickets sold to split the $103,227 jackpot) David Solum Hawick  
11/14/09 $36,694 Northstar Cash Wayne Jay Rockford  
11/13/09 $100,000 Buck$ and Dough Frank Hull Jr. Ogilvie  
11/06/09 $100,000 WPT Texas Hold 'Em Bob Ries Monticello  
10/01/09 $28,000 Northstar Cash Ralph Garding Grey Eagle  
09/11/09 $50,000 MEGA MONOPOLY Maurice Karsh Pequot Lakes  
08/21/09 $117,682 Northstar Cash Steve Lamser Avon  
08/19/09 $200,000 Powerball Nicolle Kruger, Derek VanderLinden, Jennifer Wenisch & Shelly Wilkening St. Cloud, Sartell, St. Cloud, Becker  
07/28/09 $55,684 Northstar Cash Tim Kuhl Rice  
07/15/09 $28,000 Northstar Cash Craig Scandinato Princeton  
07/13/09 $100,000 Funky 5s James Hansen Coon Rapids Emily
07/07/09 $25,000 Northstar Cash Linda Loiselle-Kampa Clear Lake  
06/20/09 $200,000 Powerball Alida Scott Palisade  
06/19/09 $57,277 Northstar Cash Kay Heltemes Waite Park  
06/10/09 $26,000 Northstar Cash Richard Hanson Brooten  
06/04/09 $50,000 $200,000 Money Match Heather Tesch Long Prairie  
05/19/09 $100,000 $100,000 Treasure Hunt Devon Pipek Staples  
04/29/09 $200,000 Powerball Stan Brown St. Cloud  
04/29/09 $92,926 Northstar Cash Marla Smith Big Lake  
03/15/09 $44,401 Northstar Cash Delroy Theis Cold Spring  
02/28/09 $27,000 Northstar Cash Rosalia Heath Swanville  
02/23/09 $66,507 Northstar Cash Dean & Bonnie Brown Little Falls  
02/08/09 $39,857 Northstar Cash Todd Olson St. Cloud  
01/21/09 $100,000 Break the Bank John Hylland Buffalo  
01/07/09 $50,000 $500,000 Fortune Ross Robinson Princeton  
11/26/08 $200,000 Powerball Marvin & LuAnn Gerold Zimmerman  
11/21/08 $50,000 Diamonds and Sevens Ethel Sopkowiak St. Cloud  
11/15/08 $77,719 Northstar Cash Linnea Schraut Royalton  
09/03/08 $200,000 Powerball Gary Tegantvoort Palisade  
08/11/08 $500,000 $500,000 Extravaganza Lorraine Lang St. Cloud  
02/26/08 $77,777 Red Hot 7s Jin Ru Jiang Sartell  
02/13/08 $29,000 Northstar Cash Mitchell Jerde Rockford  
01/24/08 $100,000 Minnesota Hold 'Em Michelle Utesch St. Michael  
01/19/08 $200,000 Powerball Audrey Eng McGregor  
01/17/08 $29,000 Northstar Cash Henry Birr Little Falls  
01/06/08 $45,259 Northstar Cash Jim Beam Isle  
01/01/08 $1,000,000 MN Millionaire Raffle CTC's Lucky 40* Brainerd Area  
01/01/08 $100,000 MN Millionaire Raffle Cara Gillette Ogilvie  
12/13/07 $100,000 Diamond Jackpot Joe Siwek Oak Park  
11/07/07 $19,090 Northstar Cash Ernest Bestul Brainerd  
10/25/07 $28,000 Northstar Cash Chad Dresow Clear Lake  
09/17/07 $26,000 Northstar Cash James Gillman Princeton  
08/30/07 $100,000 Diamond Jackpot Sarah Horton Sauk Centre  
08/13/07 $12,500** Northstar Cash Gerald Ronayne Waverly  
07/18/07 $16,666* Super Wild Cherry Crossword Bruce Thorfinnson Glenwood  
07/13/07 $33,810 Northstar Cash Julie Victor Sartell  
05/29/07 $41,840 Northstar Cash Kristen Harvey Big Lake  
05/29/07 $77,777 Magnificent 7s Gene Tutor Okeechobee, FL Nisswa
05/17/07 $77,777 Extreme 7s Ted Fischer Wadena  
05/13/07 $25,000 Northstar Cash Cindy Brinkman Richmond  
04/26/07 $45,127 Northstar Cash Leroy Pemberton Onamia  
03/13/07 $77,777 Extreme 7s Joseph Adams Pierz  
02/12/07 $25,000 Northstar Cash Rose Mary Sobania St. Cloud  
01/01/07 $100,000 MN Millionaire Raffle Sharon Miller Pierz  
11/20/06 $181,416 Northstar Cash Steven Campbell Walker  
10/09/06 $80,139** Northstar Cash Milly Peschong Paynesville  
10/09/06 $80,139** Northstar Cash Gregg Bestgen St. Joseph  
09/29/06 $100,000 $100,000 Blackjack Charles Brown Annandale  
09/29/06 $100,000 $100,000 Blackjack Jerrell (Jerry) Kramer Big Lake  
09/06/06 $100,000 Golden Riches Jarrod Baumann Melrose  
08/21/06 $26,000 Northstar Cash Mark Reller Grey Eagle  
07/22/06 $40,000 Powerball with Power Play Bradley Shoff Akeley  
07/17/06 $27,000 Northstar Cash Juanita Vaala Elk River  
06/20/06 $74,384 Northstar Cash Harvey Oestreich Howard Lake  
06/20/06 $100,000 Jackpot Treasure Clara Kroll Holdingford  
06/09/06 $200,000 $200,000 Players Club Donald (Jamie) Reynolds III St. Cloud  
05/31/06 $50,000 Powerball Rod Strumbel Rockford  
05/25/06 $77,777 Super Emerald Green 7s Sylvester Helmin Foley  
05/22/06 $13,500** Northstar Cash Perry Ellering Melrose  
05/22/06 $13,500** Northstar Cash Alice Hallett Verndale  
05/02/06 $27,000 Northstar Cash Richard Hejny Aitkin  
03/08/06 $200,000 Powerball Mary Lou Moudry Brainerd  
02/14/06 $28,000 Northstar Cash Michael Ellering Melrose  
01/07/06 $49,504 Northstar Cash Donald Reutzel Paynesville  
11/18/05 $14,500** Northstar Cash Lynette Robbin Belgrade  
11/05/05 $25,000 Northstar Cash Edward Erickson St. Michael  
11/04/05 $31,522 Northstar Cash Ben & Ellen Dobos* Foley  
11/04/05 $31,522 Northstar Cash Kevin Dobos* Albany  
11/04/05 $31,522 Northstar Cash Annette Kelash* Sauk Rapids  
10/26/05 $77,777 Super Ruby Red 7s Anthony Costello Sauk Rapids  
10/24/05 $77,777 Lightning 7s Lori Miller Staples  
10/19/05 $853,492 Powerball June Juaire Brainerd  
10/14/05 $30,000 Northstar Cash Pamela Voss Holdingford  
08/25/05 $50,000 High Roller Crossword Lucas Anderson Waite Park  
08/11/05 $77,777 Super Ruby Red 7s Michael Collins St. Cloud  
08/09/05 $250,000 15th Anniversary Scratch Game Michael Johnson Milaca  
07/27/05 $100,000 Minnesota Hold 'Em Ambrose Symalla Holdingford  
07/12/05 $100,000 High Roller Crossword Delores Jedlicka Clarissa  
07/09/05 $100,000* Powerball Dick Reimer & Janice Johnson Mc Gregor  
07/01/05 $167,670** Gopher 5 Carla Olsen St. Cloud  
06/13/05 $25,000 Northstar Cash Roger Swanson Buffalo  
06/10/05 $50,000 High Roller Crossword Chris Moore Sauk Rapids  
06/04/05 $201,615 Northstar Cash Jerry Kostreba Rice  
05/06/05 $200,000 10 Times the Luck Cindy Ledford Stanchfield  
04/31/05 $35,599** Northstar Cash Stacy Dingmann St. Cloud  
03/30/05 $35,599** Northstar Cash Jeffrey Schmidt Clear Lake  
03/21/05 $100,000 Royal Cards Jerome Roth Monticello  
03/04/05 $110,000 Gopher 5 Jeff Bednarek Big Lake  
02/17/05 $10,000 Big 2nd Chance Promo Arnie Zahratka Howard Lake  
01/18/05 $100,000 Winner Wonderland Terrance “Boots” Maring Palisade  
12/27/04 $87,316 Northstar Cash Janet Flor Princeton  
12/10/04 $200,000 Winter Jackpot Adam Merritt Tamarack  
11/30/04 $130,000 Gopher 5 Lois Lodien Princeton  
11/30/04 $50,000 Super Crossword Keith Black Ogilvie  
11/29/04 $50,000 Super Crossword Reggie Jeffro St. Cloud  
11/09/04 $81,893 Northstar Cash Phyllis Shern St. Cloud  
10/22/04 $110,000 Gopher 5 Mary Ann Lyon Rice  
10/22/04 $100,000 Jackpot Gold Gary Walz Litchfield  
10/8/04 $27,000 Northstar Cash Larry Pitcher Pine River  
10/08/04 $330,949 Gopher 5 Michael Hary Big Lake  
10/06/04 $100,000 Powerball Jack Williams Brainerd  
10/04/04 $100,000 Poker Night Kathleen “Kathi” Hanson Monticello  
08/02/04 $100,000 Jackpot Gold Bruce Fremstad Nisswa  
07/23/04 $77,777 Magnificent 7s Jennifer Leerssen Lake George  
06/05/04 $70,936 Northstar Cash Robert Barker Clear Lake  
05/27/04 $100,000 $100,000 Casino Run Mike Sage Buffalo  
05/20/04 $27,000 Northstar Cash Craig Scandinato Princeton  
05/09/04 $38,608 Northstar Cash John Wiedewitsch Princeton  
04/14/04 $100,000 Cash Blast Wayne Monson Little Falls  
04/09/04 $120,313 Gopher 5 Steve & Barb Szech Swanville  
12/27/03 $500,000 Powerball (Power Play) Elmer Salo Princeton  
12/14/03 $179,711 Northstar Cash Amy Spicer Big Lake  
11/17/03 $46,961 Northstar Cash Rhonda Chalich Akeley  
10/25/03 $95,450,000** Powerball Happy Huskers* Holdingford  
10/07/03 $100,000 High Stakes Richard Bruce Burtrum  
09/29/03 $100,000 High Stakes Rhonda Bruggman McGregor  
07/09/03 $100,000 Powerball Shirley Andrea Pierz  
06/20/03 $120,000 Gopher 5 Carol Harrington Pequot Lakes  
04/02/03 $100,000 Powerball 20 Lucky Bucks* Long Prairie  
03/19/03 Ford Ranger Trucks'N'Bucks David Paggen Waite Park  
02/01/03 $100,000 Powerball Shane Hagerty & Tracy Brolin Hawley, Royalton  
12/26/02 $100,000 Powerball Kevin Hastings Cushing  
12/17/02 $347,073 Gopher 5 Charlotte Mick St. Cloud  
12/09/02 $100,000 Jingle Bucks Duane Winter Brooten  
11/19/02 $77,777 Red Hot 7s Lori Caird Brainerd  
09/25/02 $100,000 Powerball Roger & Joyce Pierson Brainerd  
08/21/02 $100,000 Powerball FLOE Employees* McGregor  
06/18/02 $100,000 Vegas Vegas Ron Hemann Charles City, Iowa  
04/22/02 $100,000 High 5s Carole Becker Watkins  
03/21/02 $100,000 $100,000 Jackpot Tony Magnan Brainerd  
02/19/02 $100,000 Powerball Richard Carlson Sauk Rapids  
01/09/02 $100,000 Powerball Karri & Doug Bauer Albany  
01/03/02 $100,000 $100,000 Jackpot Michelle Eisenzimmer Milaca  
08/27/01 $77,777 Super Lucky 7s Susan Klose Burtrum  
08/28/01 $77,777 Super Lucky 7s Kevin Voss Delano  
06/04/01 $100,000 High Stakes George Vojta, Jr Rockford  
05/05/01 $100,000 Powerball Kenneth M. Twito St. Michael  
05/05/01 $100,000 Powerball Norton Nelson Monticello  
04/25/01 $100,000 Powerball Noreen Hanson Baudette  
04/25/01 $100,000 Powerball Roman Voit St. Cloud  
04/24/01 $100,000 High Stakes Jeri Nyren Annandale  
01/08/01 $100,000 Casino Nights Michael McDougall Buffalo  
12/02/00 $100,000 Powerball Kelly & Andy Monson Dassel  
11/18/00 $1,002,500 Powerball-The Game Show Tim Holbrook St. Cloud  
11/11/00 $100,000 Powerball Gerald Bradley Nokomis, IL Clearwater
10/02/00 $250,000 Tenth Anniversary Richard Windfeldt St. Cloud  
09/11/00 $100,000 Casino Nights Heather Hughes Park Rapids  
08/29/00 $110,000 Gopher 5 Florence Vranish Crosby  
08/07/00 $100,000 Casino Buffet Charles Cielinski Foley  
03/28/00 $349,901 Gopher 5 Rodney, Lillian & Melvin Smith Motley  
02/02/00 $100,000 Powerball Rhonda Griep Otsego  
01/27/00 $100,000 Casino Buffet Ruth Laughlin Brainerd  
12/06/99 $100,000 Viva Las Vegas Duane Hutchins St. Cloud  
08/17/99 $100,000 Viva Las Vegas Aaron Nylin Buffalo  
07/26/99 $1,000/wk for Life Cash4Life Gary & Gayle Rudlong Sr. Big Lake  
07/01/99 $100,000 Powerball Max Jones St. Cloud  
07/01/99 $78,882,065 Powerball Farrah Slad Brainerd  
03/19/99 $50,000 Cash4Life Elmer Leppanen Staples  
03/19/99 $174,721 Gopher 5 Shirley Blaisdell* Fifty Lakes  
01/06/99 $100,000 High Stakes Bill Doherty Annandale  
10/26/98 $1,000/wk for life Cash4Life Patricia Pagels Brainerd  
10/14/98 $55,012** Gopher 5 Tom Prokott Royalton  
09/25/98 $100,000 High Stakes Chandra Richter Elk River  
08/26/98 $50,000 Cash4Life Helen Haynes Long Prairie  
08/06/98 $20,000 Powerball Curt Lindelof* Pequot Lakes  
07/01/98 $100,000 Monte Carlo Susie Hein Menahga  
02/13/98 $100,000 Powerball Dale & Fran Stettler Brainerd  
11/10/97 $145,258** Gopher 5 Sandy & Bob Kline Bena  
10/31/97 $1,000/mo. Win for Life Mark Tacheny Dassel  
10/02/97 $100,000 Night on the Town Gary Hallermann St. Cloud  
09/29/97 $263,288 Gopher 5 Dennis & Marg Murphy Hemet, Calif.  
08/21/97 $100,000 Powerball Tom & Tammy Jones Bena  
08/08/97 $5 million Powerball Charlie Jasmer Verndale  
07/29/97 $100,000 Night on the Town Jesse Frenderich Little Falls  
07/02/97 $124,873 Gopher 5 Chuck McLaughlin Crosby  
03/26/97 $110,000 Gopher 5 Allan C. Eich Waite Park  
02/24/97 $487,183 Gopher 5 Karen Lukken Princeton  
02/04/97 $100,000 High Roller Ben Oswskey Annandale  
08/30/96 $100,000 Powerball Andrew Breen St. Cloud  
05/09/96 $100,000 High Stakes II Gerri Hickey Ogilvie  
04/15/96 $100,000 Gopher 5 Albert Viall Aitkin  
04/02/96 $1,000/mo. Win for Life Steve Hendershot Sauk Centre  
03/18/96 $100,000 High Stakes Lori Engelhart St. Michael  
02/27/96 $100,000 Powerball Barbara Cokely Sauk Centre  
01/25/96 $100,000 Powerball Pamela Boyd Onamia  
12/12/95 $84,494** Gopher 5 Ralph Rothstein Litchfield  
09/28/95 $100,000 Powerball R. Welshons Buffalo  
07/27/95 $108,640 Gopher 5 C. Fautsch Delano  
03/29/95 $100,000 Super Slots D. Mayo-Fearing Wadena  
03/06/95 $100,000 Powerball Dustin Nelson Princeton  
03/02/95 $100,000 Powerball Dennis Helder Princeton  
12/12/94 $100,005 Powerball Jeannine Keech Elk River  
11/30/94 $100,000 Powerball The Truzinskis St. Cloud  
09/14/94 $151,658 Gopher 5 Carol Gobat Outing  
08/01/94 $100,000 Powerball B. Weinans Rogers  
04/22/94 $100,000 Powerball The Petersons Princeton  
10/18/93 $100,002 Powerball Gary Toenies Freeport  
09/30/93 $100,001 Powerball The Lamperts St. Cloud  
08/30/93 $100,000 Powerball June Lee Long Prairie  
07/12/93 $100,000 Instant Millions Bachir Zaatari Rockford  
06/07/93 $100,000 Instant Millions Don Valerius Buffalo  
03/04/93 $100,000 Powerball Leroy Pollock Holdingford  
11/02/92 $100,000 Powerball The Edstroms Onamia  
09/17/92 $100,000 Powerball Dennis Petersen St. Cloud  
08/19/92 $953,783 Gopher 5 Mary Hedtke Belgrade  
05/04/92 $100,000 Powerball Thomas Mayers St. Cloud  
04/27/92 $100,000 Gopher 5 Albert Georges Eden Valley  
10/09/91 $130,663 Gopher 5 Cindy Barney Delano  
10/02/91 $285,565 Gopher 5 Patricia Cady Albany  
09/23/91 $180,573 Gopher 5 Robert Bohlken Long Prairie  

*Denotes one winning ticket split at winners' discretion.
**Denotes a prize split among multiple winning tickets.
This list includes all central Minnesota major prize winners since Lottery start-up in 1990.