There were more than 9,500 Nebraska Lottery winners in the Monday, September 17 drawings. Among them was Thomas, who purchased her winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Pump & Pantry, 2028 East Highway 30 in Grand Island. The ticket contained all five of the winning numbers (1, 6, 9, 18, 26) from the September 17 drawing for the $142,000 jackpot.
Two hundred and sixty-two Nebraska Lottery players have won the Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot to date.
Nebraska Pick 5 is Nebraska's unique Lottery game: all the proceeds from Nebraska Pick 5 stay in Nebraska, and all the winning tickets are sold in Nebraska at Nebraska Lottery Lotto game retailers. The odds of winning the Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot, which starts at $50,000 and grows by $4,000 each drawing that it is not won, are 1 in 501,942. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game, which has drawings six nights a week, are 1 in 8.