2 Minnesotans win $1 million each in New Year’s Day lottery

Published 2:03 pm Thursday, January 2, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS  — It was a lucky New Year’s Day for two Minnesota residents who each won $1 million in the state’s Millionaire Raffle.

The Star Tribune reports Minnesota lottery players have been on a lucky streak lately. In all, five players have won prizes of $1 million or more in the past three weeks.

Five other players also won $100,000 in the state’s Millionaire Raffle on Jan. 1.

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In Minnesota, lottery winners have one year from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.