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Latest Draw: Wed Oct 27

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Next Drawing: Fri Oct 29



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What is MN Gopher 5?

MN Gopher 5 is a three times weekly draw game where you try to pick five numbers between 1 and 47 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 $100,000 and if nobody wins the jackpot, it rolls over and is added to the next drawing’s jackpot.  Gopher 5 drawings are held every Monday Wednesday and Friday.  All MN Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

What are the Minnesota Gopher 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
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6:17 pm CT
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6:17 pm CT
No Draw
6:17 pm CT
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How do I Play MN Gopher Five?

PICK YOUR NUMBERS: Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose five numbers between 1 and 47.

BUY YOUR TICKET: Gopher 5 tickets cost $1 per play.

PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS: 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.

How Can I Win the Minnesota Gopher Five?

5 Balls
1 in 1,533,939
4 Balls
1 in 7,304
3 Balls
1 in 178
2 Balls
1 in 13

Overall odds of winning are 1 in 12.
*Prizes are pari-mutuel that split the total available prize money for a prize level between all winners of that prize level. 

MN Gopher 5 FAQs

Q: What is the Minnesota Gopher 5?

A: Gopher 5 is a three-time weekly draw game where players select five numbers from 1 through 47.  Jackpots start at $100,000 and if nobody wins the daily jackpot, it rolls over and is added to the next day’s jackpot.

Q: How much do Gopher 5 tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost $1 per play.

Q: Where and when can I play MN Gopher 5?

A: You can play Gopher 5 at all Minnesota Lottery retailers. Draws take place at approximately 6:17 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 7 minutes prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do MN Gopher 5 tickets expire?

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

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