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Published June 30, 2011, 03:30 PM

MN Lottery to Cease Operations Because of Shutdown

Because of the Minnesota state government shutdown, the Minnesota State Lottery will temporarily cease operations.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

Because of the Minnesota state government shutdown, the Minnesota State Lottery will temporarily cease operations.

Started at 5 p.m. June 30, all offices of the lottery will be closed. Lottery tickets will not be sold, validated or paid at any lottery retailer or office after 11:59 p.m. Thursday.

If you have a winning ticket, sign it and place it in a safe place. They can be redeemed after lottery operations resume.

For more information, go to www.bereadymn.com or www.mnlottery.com

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