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Lottery ticket sold in Roseau is $22.8 million winner

Lottery ticket sold in Roseau is $22.8 million winner Click to Enlarge

ROSEAU, Minn. - Someone who bought a lottery ticket in far northern Minnesota has hit a jackpot worth nearly $29 million.

Minnesota lottery officials said Thursday the winning Lotto America ticket was sold in Roseau. A Holiday Station store sold the ticket. It will receive a $10,000 bonus.

It's the first time the multistate Lotto America jackpot has been won since the game started four months ago.

The payout on a cash option for the $22.8 million jackpot is $13.5 million before taxes.

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