ROSEVILLE, Minnesota – A ticket bought on the northern edge of the Twin Cities is now the second largest jackpot win for Lotto America in the state, this time for $ 21.6 million.
The ticket matched the five winning numbers, plus the Star Ball.
"We are excited to have a jackpot winner in Minnesota!" Said Adam Prock, executive director of Minnesota Lottery. "The winner should place his ticket in a safe place, get the advice he needs, then call us to make the necessary arrangements to claim his prize."
The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday Stationstore at 14075 Ramsey Blvd. in Ramsey, where a million dollars and two $ 50,000 bills had already been sold, lottery officials said.
The winner has an estimated cash option of $ 14.2 million, which receives about $ 9.8 million after state tax deductions and federal taxes.
The Badger Kujava family shared a $ 22.8 million jackpot at Lotto America won in 2018.