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There is a Lucky Winner in Hibbing

Ollie Nyhus of Hibbing won $500,000 by playing the Lottery’s Cash Extravaganza scratch game.  Ollie Nyhus of Hibbing won $500,000 by playing the Lottery’s Cash Extravaganza scratch game.  |  Photo: Minnesota State Lottery, WDIO

Created: December 07, 2018 09:26 AM

Another resident in the Northland wins big with the Minnesota Lottery.  According to a press release, Ollie Nyhus of Hibbing won $500,000 by playing the Lottery’s Cash Extravaganza scratch game. 

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Nyhus claimed her prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on Dec. 7. She purchased the winning ticket at Hibbing Short Stop in Hibbing.

The business will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. 

Lottery officials say players have won more than $7.3 billion.  The proceeds benefit the state by helping preserve and protect the environment.

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