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Woman's lucky 7s add up to $7,777 prize

An Alexandria woman won $7,777 playing the Minnesota Lottery's "Red Hot Cherry 7s" scratch-off game.

Janice Freitag claimed the prize on May 14. She purchased the winning ticket at Pete's County Market in Alexandria.

Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. Players are urged to play responsibly. If you or someone you know needs help with a gambling program, call 1-800-333-HOPE.

Visit for information about the Minnesota State Lottery, including winning numbers and unclaimed prizes. Players can also get winning numbers 24 hours a day by calling (651) 634-1111.