Three North Dakotans start 2024 with a quarter million dollars

It's a Happy New Year for three lucky North Dakota lottery players.

Three North Dakotans start 2024 with a quarter million dollars

Many people start a new year with resolutions or plans for new beginnings. What better a fresh start than a lottery win? Three lucky North Dakota lottery players started the new year with big winnings. The three prizes amounted to a total of $244,000.

Lance Gaebe, Director of the North Dakota Lottery, was happy for the North Dakota winners. He said:

We are extremely excited here at the Lottery office for these lucky winners. What a great way for North Dakota Lottery players to ring in the New Year with some really big wins.

A $200,000 prize won in Fordville

The biggest win was a Powerball prize of $200,000 from the December 30, 2023 drawing. The anonymous winner from Fordville purchased their ticket from Hugo's #10, located at 155 East 12th Street in Grafton. The prize for the win was originally $50,000, but the player added the Power Play option, which boosted the prize to $200,000. The winner plans to use the money to enjoy time with their grandchildren and save for retirement. The winning numbers were 10, 11, 26, 27, 34, and Powerball number 7.

A $22,000 prize won in Bismarck

On December 22, 2023, Earl Heinert from Bismarck won a 2by2 jackpot prize of $22,000. He purchased the ticket from the Family Fare Supermarket #3126, located at 835 South Washington Street in Bismarck. Earl said that he and his wife were excited to have won a prize, though they didn't realize how much it was until they visited the Lottery headquarters to claim it. The winning numbers were red numbers 11 and 14 and white numbers 9 and 13.  

A $22,000 prize won in Fargo

Another North Dakota won a $22,000 2by2 jackpot prize on December 24, 2023. The anonymous player purchased the ticket from Cash Wise Foods #3012, located at 1401 South 33rd Street, Fargo. The winner said they were thankful for a big win. They got the New Year off to a great start by winning red numbers 16 and 19 and white numbers 1 and 20.

About the North Dakota Lottery

The North Dakota Lottery hosts five multistate games:

  • Powerball
  • Lucky For Life
  • Mega Millions
  • Lotto America
  • 2by2

The lottery was launched in 2004. As well as the State General Fund, the Peace Garden State Lottery contributes funds to the Compulsive Gambling Prevention and Treatment Fund and the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Grant Fund.