2 Minnesota Lottery players start 2023 with $1M wins

(ABC 6 News) – Two lucky Minnesota Millionaire Raffle players are starting out the new year with $1 million wins.

The first $1 million winners of 2023 purchased their winning tickets at the following locations:

  • Kwik Trip #111, located at 12585 58th St. N., in Oak Park Heights 
  • Lunds & Byerlys, located at 3777 Park Center Blvd., in St. Louis Park 

The Minnesota Lottery also announced five $100,000 prizes and five $25,000 prizes to start off the new year.

The $100,000 winning tickets were purchased at:

  • AG Partners, located at 700 3rd Ave. S., in Wanamingo 
  • Bill’s Superette #6, located at 13996 1st St. S.E., in Becker 
  • Fast Trip Market, located at 11660 Winnetka Ave. N., in Champlin 
  • Godfrey’s Inc., located at 964 State 371 N.W., in Backus 
  • Speedway #73, located at 3166 Viking Blvd., in Oak Grove 

The $25,000 winning tickets were purchased at:

  • Casey’s General Store #3306, located at 6515 County Road 136, in St. Cloud 
  • Holiday Stationstores LLC, located at 4595 Nicols Road, in Eagan 
  • Kwik Trip #213, located at 5335 Stacy Trail, in Stacy 
  • Hy-Vee Gas, located at 2717 Bridge Ave., in Albert Lea 
  • Speedway #4528, located at 16180 Kenrick Ave., in Lakeville 

In all, the Minnesota Lottery said there were more than 12,000 additional winning Raffle numbers. For a complete list, CLICK HERE.

Tickets for the 17th annual Minnesota Millionaire Raffle went on sale Oct. 25, 2022 and sold out on Nov. 16, 2022—only 23 days—the fastest sellout yet.  

The Raffle game, which debuted in 2006, continues to grow in popularity every year because of its limited number of tickets, guaranteed winners and it offers the best odds to win $1 million, according to the Minnesota Lottery.