25th Anniversary Cash Splash Second-Chance Promotion

Cash Splash. 25 Winners. 25 Years. $25,000 Grand Prize

The Nebraska Lottery is celebrating 25 fabulous years by giving away a total of $125,000 to 25 lucky winners in the 25th Anniversary Cash Splash Second-Chance Promotion.

How to Enter:

Submit a non-winning $5 Cash Splash Scratch ticket online at nelottery.com using your MVP Club account. Each eligible Scratch ticket can only be entered once.

Enter Contest →

You will be asked to log in to the MVP Club before entering. You can also access the contest by logging in to the MVP Club, then clicking on the “Contests” button.


There will be five drawings with five semifinalists selected per drawing.

Semifinalist Selection

Entry Period

Drawing Date

Semifinalist Drawing 1

Jolissa May-Werner of Omaha;
Kimberly Kriha of Ravenna;
Billijo Fay of Elkhorn;
Symantha Casteel of Chapman; and
Velira Brazda of Bellevue

March 26 – April 30, 2018

May 1, 2018

Semifinalist Drawing 2

Robert Carr of Lexington;
Curtis Fry of Hastings;
Bruce Fisher of Omaha;
Christine Wells of Gretna;
Michelle Brown of Omaha

May 1 – May 28, 2018

May 29, 2018

Semifinalist Drawing 3

Christine De Lisle of Omaha;
Thomas Sullivan of Plattsmouth;
Steve Mowry of Minatare;
Bernadette Kasmanchy of Grand Island; and
Vicki Swarthout of North Platte

May 29 – June 25, 2018

June 26, 2018

Semifinalist Drawing 4

Sue Martinez of Columbus;
James Gress of Nebraska City;
Karl Sievert of Lincoln;
Steven Fay of Elkhorn; and
James Wells of Gretna

June 26 – July 23, 2018

 July 24, 2018

Semifinalist Drawing 5

Scott Harpster, Hamburg, IA;
Barbara Oberg, Omaha;
Justin Smidt, Lincoln;
Lindsey Gadberry, La Vista;
Jeanette Brezina, Papillion

July 24 – August 20, 2018

August 21, 2018

Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. CT on the last day of each entry period. Tickets will only be eligible in the drawing for which they were entered, and will not be carried forward to any future drawings.

The actual tickets from which numbers are submitted are required for contest prize verification and should be retained until the contest has ended and prizes have been awarded. Semifinalists who cannot provide their entry tickets for verification will be disqualified.

Semifinalists will be contacted by a Nebraska Lottery representative following the drawing. MVP Club members are responsible for updating their profile and contact information to make sure it is current. Incomplete or inaccurate information may lead to direct forfeiture of any prize an MVP Club member may win. The Nebraska Lottery and its staff are not responsible for going to extra lengths to find an MVP Club member that has provided incorrect or incomplete member data. To update your profile, click here.


The 25 semifinalists for the 25th Anniversary Cash Splash Promotion will be entered into a Grand Prize contest to be held on September 23, 2018, at the Great Platte River Road Archway in Kearney, Nebraska. At this drawing, the Nebraska Lottery will select:

  • One Grand Prize Winner, who will receive $25,000 in cash.

Twenty-four winners of runner-up prizes, consisting of each semifinalist who did not win the grand prize (non-grand prize winning semifinalist). The non-grand prize winning semifinalists will be selected as 2nd place to 8th place winners. Each non-grand prize winning semifinalist will receive a cash prize, as detailed below.

  • One (1) 2nd place winner - $15,000 cash;
  • One (1) 3rd place winners - $10,000 cash;
  • Two (2) 4th place winners - $5,000 cash;
  • Five (5) 5th place winners - $4,000 cash;
  • Five (5) 6th place winners - $3,500 cash;
  • Five (5) 7th place winners - $3,000 cash; and
  • Five (5) 8th place winners - $2,500 cash.
Enter Contest →

You will be asked to log in to the MVP Club before entering. You can also access the contest by logging in to the MVP Club, then clicking on the “Contests” button.

If you are not an MVP Club member, click here to join the MVP Club.

Click here for complete contest rules.

Published on 02/22/2018