General information about MN Lottery Northstar Cash
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in October, 2003, or 17 years, 3 months and 9 days ago. MN NorthstarCash is currently available only in Minnesota. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as MN NorthstarCash. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Minnesota Lottery. In case you want to know more about Minnesota Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.mnlottery.com. Minnesota Northstar Cash results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Minnesota Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- General Inquiries: [email protected]
- HQ address: Long Lake Road, Roseville, MN 55113
- HQ phone number: (651) 635-8273
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Minnesota Northstar Cash results
Minnesota Northstar Cash results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Minnesota Lottery in Roseville. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 6:26 PM Central Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on October 7, 2003, or 17 years, 3 months and 9 days ago.
How it works: picking up Minnesota Northstar Cash numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 31. As you can see, players are to choose five main Minnesota Northstar Cash numbers from the range between 1 and 31 Minnesota Northstar Cash numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
MN Lottery Northstar Cash winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the MN NorthstarCash top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $25,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest MN NorthstarCash jackpot ever has reached $235,000. It was set on November 26, 2012, or 8 years, 1 month and 20 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 03, 07, 11, 17, and 20. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 169,911. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Minnesota Northstar Cash numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 169,911
1 : 1,307
1 : 52
1 : 7
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 6.
MN Lottery Northstar Cash prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Minnesota Northstar Cash numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 07, 08, 11, 05, and 19. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 24, 25, 17, 03, and 31.
Payouts of MN Lottery Northstar Cash prizes
Keep in mind that MN NorthstarCash jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Prizes up to and including $50,000 can be claimed at regional lottery offices, while winnings above this amount can only be received in person at the operator's HQ. Smaller amounts can be received at the prize centers too, although it is also possible to send the winning ticket by mail. Finally, prizes under $600 are payable by lottery retailers. Unfortunately, MN NorthstarCash winnings are subject to taxation: for prizes above $5,000, 31,25% is deducted for federal and state withholding. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within one year from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Minnesota Northstar Cash results.