Dunbar Man Wins $60,000 Playing Nebraska Pick 5

Dennis Gotschall Dennis Gotschall of Dunbar won $60,000 playing Nebraska Pick 5 from the Nebraska Lottery.

Gotschall purchased his winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Quik Pik, 401 South 11th Street in Nebraska City. The ticket contained all five winning numbers (14, 18, 29, 34, 36) from the November 27 drawing for the $60,000 jackpot.

Three hundred and twenty-nine Nebraska Lottery players have won the Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot to date.

While claiming his prize on December 1, Gotschall told Nebraska Lottery officials that he was “shocked” to win. He plans to pay bills and take a trip using his winnings.

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.

Published on 12/10/2015