Nebraska Lottery March Update
COMING SOON: PLAY POWERBALL® WITH POWER PLAY, WIN A PRIUS BONUS RAFFLE
Starting April 1, players will have the chance to win a 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle in the Play Powerball with Power Play®, Win a Prius Bonus Raffle.
Between April 1 and May 16, a numbered Bonus Raffle coupon will print following every qualifying $10 Powerball with Power Play purchase. On May 18, a drawing will be held using all Bonus Raffle numbers generated throughout the promotion to select one Grand Prize winner of a 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle, and one Second Prize winner of $2,500.
A qualifying Powerball ticket could be one of the following transactions:
- Five Powerball plays for one draw with Power Play
- One Powerball play for five draws with Power Play
- Any other Powerball with Power Play ticket of $10 or more
Your Bonus Raffle number must match the winning Bonus Raffle number exactly to win. Players must hold on to their Bonus Raffle coupons until the completion of the promotion to see if they have won and for prize verification. Winning Bonus Raffle coupons will be void if not redeemed by 5:00 p.m. (CT) Friday, July 31, 2009.
Winning Bonus Raffle numbers will be available at nelottery.com, on the winning-numbers telephone hot lines, on subsequent Powerball tickets and on signage posted at Nebraska Lottery retail locations.
TWO WINNERS SELECTED IN DEAL OR NO DEAL CONTEST
In a drawing on February 27, Leticia Garcia of Mitchell and Marcine Freeman of Lincoln were selected as trip winners in the Deal or No Deal™ Contest.
Selected $3 Deal or No Deal Scratch tickets contained a "telephone" entry symbol in the Banker's Box. Players who mailed in their entry tickets were entered in a drawing to win one of two trips to Hollywood and a chance to play the new daily version of Deal or No Deal.
The five-day, four-night trip prize includes coach airfare for two (2) from any U.S. airport to Los Angeles, all ground transfers between the airport and the hotel and studio, and accommodations of one (1) deluxe hotel room for four (4) nights.
While in Hollywood, the two Nebraska Lottery trip winners will be randomly mixed along with winners from other participating lotteries into groups of seven. Each prize winner is guaranteed to receive $5,000, and one finalist will be selected from each group of seven for a chance to play the non-broadcast Deal or No Deal Run-Through Game with Howie and the Banker for a chance to win up to $2.5 million.
A second Multi-State Second Chance Drawing will be held on or about September 4, 2009. Two finalists will be selected for the final drawing on or about September 15, 2009, where one grand prize winner will be selected to win $2.5 million. Entries must be received by mail no later than August 28, 2009. Entries not drawn in the February 27 drawing will be included in the September drawing.
FIVE DOUBLE JACKPOTS WON DURING PICK 5 DOUBLER PROMOTION
Five Nebraska Lottery players won double jackpots during the February Nebraska Pick 5 Jackpot Doubler promotion.
The Nebraska Pick 5 Jackpot Doubler promotion doubled the advertised jackpot amount every time it was won during the month of February. Tom Graber of Norfolk won the first double jackpot on February 3. Graber purchased his winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket for the February 3 drawing at Holiday, 1020 South 13th Street in Norfolk. Because of the Jackpot Doubler promotion, Graber's prize was doubled from $94,000 to $188,000.
Nahn Danh of Lincoln won the second double jackpot on February 6. Danh purchased his winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Kwik Shop, 4400 O Street in Lincoln. Because of the Jackpot Doubler promotion, Danh's prize was doubled from $58,000 to $116,000.
William McCain of Waterbury won the third double jackpot on February 16. McCain purchased his winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits, 2601 Cornhusker Plaza #11 in South Sioux City. Because of the Jackpot Doubler promotion, McCain's prize was doubled from $78,000 to $156,000.
George Crone of Loup City won the fourth double jackpot on February 17. Crone purchased his winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Trotters Whoa & Go Express on Highway 92 in Loup City. Because of the Jackpot Doubler promotion, Crone's prize was doubled from $50,000 to $100,000.
Scott Odvarka of Lincoln won the fifth double jackpot on February 26. Odvarka purchased his winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Hy-Vee, 6001 Village Drive in Lincoln. Because of the Jackpot Doubler promotion, Odvarka's prize was doubled from $78,000 to $156,000.
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