General information about MN Lottery Gopher 5
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in May, 1991, or 27 years, 6 months and 26 days ago. Gopher Five Minnesota is currently available only in Minnesota. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Gopher Five Minnesota. 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. MN Gopher 5 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 MN Gopher 5 results
MN Gopher 5 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Minnesota Lottery in Roseville. At the moment, draws are held three times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 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 May 24, 1991, or 27 years, 6 months and 26 days ago.
How it works: picking up MN Gopher 5 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 47. As you can see, players are to choose five main MN Gopher 5 numbers from the range between 1 and 47 MN Gopher 5 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
MN Lottery Gopher 5 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Gopher Five Minnesota top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $100,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Gopher Five Minnesota jackpot ever has reached $2.01 million. It was set on November 12, 2014, or 4 years, 1 month and 7 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 12, 13, 23, 33, and 34. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 1,533,939. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five MN Gopher 5 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 1,533,939
1 : 7,304
1 : 178
1 : 13
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 12.
MN Lottery Gopher 5 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 MN Gopher 5 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 18, 03, 23, 28, and 06. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 35, 32, 26, 24, and 34.
Payouts of MN Lottery Gopher 5 prizes
Keep in mind that Gopher Five Minnesota jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Like all the prizes over $50,000, it must be claimed in person at the Lottery's headquarters. Smaller amounts can be claimed by mail, while winnings under $600 are payable by lottery retailers. Unfortunately, Gopher Five Minnesota winnings are subject to taxation: for every prize over $5,000, 31,25% is exerted 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 MN Gopher 5 results.