Willmar man wins $250K Lottery prize
WILLMAR — Wayne Nelson of Willmar won $250,000 by playing the Minnesota State Lottery Silver & Gold scratch game.
Nelson claimed the prize Monday at the Lottery’s headquarters in Roseville.
Silver & Gold is a $10 scratch game that offers a $250,000 top prize. Overall odds of winning a prize by playing Silver & Gold are 1 in 3.39. There are currently two of three $250,000 prizes remaining.
According to the news release. the Minnesota State Lottery since 1990 has raised more than $2.2 billion for state programs. The general fund has received more than $1.3 billion to help fund functions such as education, public safety, and health and human services. Environmental programs have received more than $875 million.