Minnesota North 5 (formerly Northstar Cash)

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Sat, Apr 20, 2024


What are the MN North 5 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 6:10 pm CT the day of the drawing.  Approximately 7 minutes prior to draw time.

Draw Times
Sunday6:17 pm CT
Monday6:17 pm CT
Tuesday6:17 pm CT
Wednesday6:17 pm CT
Thursday6:17 pm CT
Friday6:17 pm CT
Saturday6:17 pm CT

How Can I Win the MN North 5?

5 BallsJackpot!1 in 169,911
4 Balls$501 in 1,307
3 Balls$51 in 52
2 Balls$11 in 7

Overall odds of winning are 1 in 6.
*Prizes are pari-mutuel that split the total available prize money for a prize level between all winners of that prize level.

How do I Play MN North 5?


    Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose five numbers between 1 and 31.


    NorthStar Cash tickets cost $1 per play.


    You can play your numbers for up to 14 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the cashier at the time of your purchase or mark the Multi Play box on your selection slip.

Minnesota North 5 FAQs

Q: What is the Minnesota Lotto Northstar Cash?

A: Northstar cash is a daily draw game where players select five numbers from 1 through 31.  Jackpots start at $25,000 and if nobody wins the daily jackpot, it rolls over and is added to the next day’s jackpot.

Q: How much do Northstar Cash tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost $1 per play.

Q: Where and when can I play MN Lottery Northstar Cash?

A: You can play at all Minnesota Lottery retailers. Draws take place daily at approximately 6:17 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 7 minutes prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do MN North Star Cash tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.

What is Minnesota Northstar Cash?

Northstar Cash is a daily draw game where you try to pick five numbers between 1 and 31 that match the winning numbers drawn to win a cash prize.  You can also select Quick Pick and the random number generator will choose the numbers for you. 

Tickets cost $1 per play.  Jackpots start at $25,000 and if nobody wins the daily jackpot, it rolls over and is added to the next day’s jackpot.  Northstar drawings are held everyday.  All MN Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

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