JACKPOT

Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots Climb To A Combined $2.2 Billion

Next Mega Millions Drawing is Tuesday Followed By Powerball on Wednesday

Dreams of becoming an instant millionaire continue. No one claimed the jackpot in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing so it climbs to an estimated $620 million for Wednesday’s drawing. That would make it the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. history. But much of the focus has been on Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing and what would be the largest jackpot prize in U.S….

What Would You Do With One Billion Dollars? People in the Metro Have Their Own Ideas

People are crowding the lines in gas stations on both sides of the river to get their shot at a record one-billion dollar jackpot

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People are crowding the lines in gas stations on both sides of the river to get their shot at a record one-billion dollar jackpot. KVRR’s Tim Scott tells us why the nine-figure prize would go a long way for some members in the community in our “Lead Story”. It might be the crown jewel of everyone’s improbable…

Nearly $23 Million Lotto America Ticket Sold At Holiday In Roseau

Gas Station Will Get A $10,000 Bonus For Selling The Ticket

ROSEAU, Minn. — Someone who bought a Lotto America lottery ticket in Roseau, Minnesota just got very rich. A winning ticket worth nearly $23 million was sold at Holiday in Roseau. The payout on a cash option for the $22.8 million jackpot is $13.5 million before taxes. The owners of the gas station will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling…

Lady Luck Could be Smiling as Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Grow

Odds of winning that draw are about one in 292.2 million, but if you try Lady Luck, you could be that one

  NATIONAL — If you’re feeling lucky, then it could be your night to purchase a couple of lottery tickets that could make you feel like a million…or more bucks. The Mega Millions jackpot is now at $306 million for its drawing on Friday evening. That number could rise with the amount of people wanting to test their luck. As…

Mega Millions About to Get More Expensive, Harder to Win

Powerball raised its ticket prices and odds back in October 2015

  NATIONAL — Beginning on Saturday, October 28, Mega Millions tickets are increasing from $1 a ticket to $2. That means for tonight’s (Tuesday’s) and up to Friday night this week, you’ll still only have to pay $1 for a chance to win the estimated $25 million jackpot. According to lottery officials, they say this has been done to keep…

Minnesota Man Wins $120,000 Lottery Jackpot; Waits 3 Days to Claim Because He’s “Busy”

Krenik said he waited three days because he was too busy with his business

  MONTGOMERY, Minn. — A Minnesota man says he was just too busy to claim his jackpot prize worth $120,000 and wanted to wait for his wife before coming forward. Jim Krenik, a butcher from Montgomery, said he wanted to hear his wife’s “scream of delight” as she checked the Gopher 5 tickets herself. Minnesota State Lottery officials put out…

Powerball Fever Spreading Across the Country

It's almost Wednesday and you know what that means...Powerball

  NATIONAL — It’s almost Wednesday and you know what that means…Powerball! The fever is hitting the country as the next drawing will be for over $700 million, the second largest drawing in history. There have been 21 straight drawings with no winner, which means the current jackpot has been growing since June. You have about oneĀ in 292,201,338 to match…

Check Your Lottery Tickets! Mega Millions $1 Million Ticket Sold Locally

The ticket matched the first five numbers drawn: 4, 23, 33, 47 and 53

  DILWORTH, Minn. — A lottery ticket worth one million dollars has been sold in Dilworth. The Mega Millions ticket was purchased on Friday at Petro Serve USA on Highway 10. The ticket matched the first five numbers drawn: 4, 23, 33, 47 and 53. It was just one number away from winning the jackpot. You have a one in…