Alexandria resident wins $100,000 in lottery
When Nancy Engel of Alexandria discovered that she won the $100,000 top prize on a Money Roll scratch game ticket on Friday, August 1, she had just started her shift at work.
“It’s hard to focus on your job when you know you have a big winner!” Engel said while claiming her prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on August 4.
Engel purchased her winning ticket, a $5 Money Roll scratch ticket, at Mills Gas Mart in Alexandria.
The odds of winning in this particular game is 1 in 488,625.
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Since 1990, the Minnesota State Lottery has raised more than $2.4 billion for state programs.
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