Living where we do, we get the best of both worlds when it comes to playing the lottery. North Dakota Lottery offers several ways to win, including Powerball, Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, Lotto America, and 2 by 2. That said, North Dakota had several big winners in 2023, and you can read more about them here.
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I mentioned where we live. Montana Lottery also offers winning options to try your luck, including Powerball, Montana Cash, Lotto America, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Big Sky Bonus, Treasure Play (instant win), and Montana Scratch. Living only 30 miles from the Montana border, we definitely have options to press our luck.

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It was just announced yesterday that Montana Millionaire has added a fourth $1 million grand prize and additional prizes this year. According to KXLF, the number of tickets sold will increase to 500,000 this year, up from 380,000 sold in 2023, and tickets will still cost $20.



KXLF is also reporting that the Montana Lottery is adding extra instant-win prizes in addition to the four $1 million grand prizes. On December 2, a brand-new $250,000 "Quarter Million Monday" game will replace the previous "Early Bird" draws. There are 200 more $500 instant wins and 2,500 more $100 instant wins among the extra instant win prizes. The popularity of Montana Millionaire has grown recently; in 2023, all 380,000 tickets sold out in five hours after being on sale.

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Montana Lottery Director Bob Brown stated, "This year's Montana Millionaire has been designed to build on last year's success in a responsible way while combining feedback from players and sales agents with the extensive knowledge of the Lottery's staff." Sales of Montana Millionaire will launch on November 1.

As of posting today, here are the jackpots:

  • Powerball - $687 Million Dollars
  • Mega Millions - $875 Million Dollars
  • Lucky For Life - $1000/Day For Life
  • 2 by 2 - $22,000

Remember that gambling smart involves setting limits, understanding odds, and managing finances responsibly. Before betting or purchasing, assess your motives and budget. Stick to a predetermined spending limit and avoid chasing losses. Recognize signs of problem gambling, such as neglecting responsibilities or lying about gambling habits. Seek support from loved ones or professional help if gambling starts to impact your life negatively. Remember, gambling should be enjoyable and within your means; if it's causing distress, it's time to reassess your habits. You can get some help here if needed.

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