Play MN Lottery Online with theLotter Minnesota

By: LottoEdge

Waiting in line at the gas station to buy MN lottery tickets can now be a thing of the past. With theLotter Minnesota’s ticket purchasing service, you can play your favorite lotteries however you want — right on your computer or phone. 

Besides all the time and inconvenience, you’ll save yourself, playing online also helps you play smarter. With features like subscriptions and multi-Draw packages, you can actually save money while making sure you don’t miss out on any big jackpot draws. 

How Can I Play the Minnesota Lottery Online?

You must be 18 or older and in Minnesota to start playing on theLotter Minnesota. To begin, simply create an account on the website and then you can start choosing which lottery you’d like to play. You can pick your numbers and buy tickets exactly the way you would in person at a retailer, click PLAY, and then confirm your purchase. 

What happens next is that one of theLotter Minnesota’s agents will physically go out and purchase official Minnesota Lottery tickets on your behalf. Those physical tickets are then scanned and uploaded to your account where you can see them from your web browser. The scanned tickets are your proof of purchase — making sure neither the agent or anyone else at theLotter Minnesota has any claim on any winnings you may earn. 

Once the draw takes place, theLotter Minnesota will contact you if you’ve won a prize. For prizes up to $600, your commission-free winnings will be transferred directly to your account as soon as they’ve been received from the Minnesota State Lottery. For prizes over $600 your winning lottery ticket will be securely returned to you so that you can collect your prize in person. All your winnings are yours 100% and theLotterMinnesota never takes any commission

As you can clearly see, it’s now simple and straightforward to play the lottery however you want — at home or on the go. But if you still want to know more about how this all works, we’ve answered the most frequently asked questions below. 

theLotter Minnesota FAQs

Is this safe and legal? 

Absolutely. theLotter Minnesota has been validated by a legal opinion stating that it complies with both Minnesota state and federal laws. All lottery tickets are purchased on your behalf at licensed Minnesota State Lottery retailers, and your personal data and transactions are encrypted under Geotrust 128 SSL bit security. 

Do I have to live in Minnesota to play on theLotter Minnesota?

Yes, you have to physically be in Minnesota when playing theLotter Minnesota. 

Are there any advantages to buying through thelotter Minnesota? 

Playing on theLotter Minnesota is a great way to lower your ticket purchase costs. There are discounts on Multi-Draw packages, free tickets for lottery subscriptions, and frequent promotions. 

How do I pay for tickets at theLotter Minnesota? 

To pay for your lottery tickets you need to complete the full registration process on the website and add a payment method to your account. From then on it’s as easy as choosing a lottery, filling in the lines for your tickets, selecting how you’d like to play, and confirming your ticket purchase. 

How do I withdraw my winnings? 

You can withdraw your winnings whenever you want, either through the payment methods already associated with your account or as a bank transfer. Once the withdrawal request is approved, the funds may take up to 24 hours for debit cards and up to 5 days for bank transfer to appear in your account. For prizes over $600, theLotter Minnesota will reach out to you to make sure you receive your winning ticket(s). 

A Quick Overview of Minnesota Lotteries 

At theLotter Minnesota, you can play the top lotteries in Minnesota — 100% online! Here’s a roundup of what you need to know about the biggest lottery games in the North Star State. 


Perhaps the most famous lottery in the world with a record jackpot of $1.586 billion, the Powerball is a Minnesota favorite. In fact, Minnesotans have won the Powerball jackpot a whopping 22 times! To try and become the 23rd, simply choose five regular numbers from a guess range of 1-69, as well as one additional number, the ‘Powerball’, from a guess range of 1-26. If you include the optional Power Play with your ticket you could increase your non-jackpot prizes by as much as 10 times. Draws take place on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10 pm CT. Play the Powerball Now!

MN Powerball playslip

Mega Millions

Another top-tier lottery, the Mega Millions jackpot has yet to be won in Minnesota. To take a chance at being the first Minnesotan winner, select five regular numbers from a guess range of 1-70 as well as an additional Mega Ball number from a separate guess range of 1-25. Include the optional Megaplier to increase your non-jackpot prizes by as much as 5 times. Draws take place Tuesday and Friday at 10 pm CT. Buy Mega Millions Tickets Now!

Lotto America

With a starting jackpot of $2 million, Lotto America is a multi-state lottery that means business. To play, pick five regular numbers from a guess range of 1-52 as well as an additional Star Ball number from a separate guess range of 1-10. This popular Minnesota lottery also has an optional All Star Bonus feature which increased non-jackpot prizes as much as four times. Draws are Wednesday and Saturday at 10 pm CT. Get Your Megabucks Tickets!

Gopher 5

You can also play Minnesota’s homegrown lotteries online! All you need to do to play Minnesota’s Gopher 5 lottery is select five regular numbers from a guess range of 1-47. That’s it! Draws are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:17 pm CT. Play Gopher 5 Now!

Northstar Cash

This Minnesota classic has smaller prizes but fantastic odds. To try your luck at Northstar Cash, choose five numbers from a guess range of 1-31 and you’ll win the jackpot if you match the five numbers drawn — it really couldn’t be any simpler! Draws are daily at 6:17 pm CT, which means there’s always a jackpot to play for. Buy Northstar Cash Tickets!

MN Northstar Cash Playslip