Omaha Man Wins $102,000 Playing Nebraska Pick 5

Anthony Elem

Anthony Elem of Omaha won $102,000 playing Nebraska Pick 5 from the Nebraska Lottery.

Elem purchased his ticket at Quik Trip #587 at 4404 N 72nd Street in Omaha. The ticket contained one play for the March 26 drawing which matched the winning numbers 02, 12, 16, 23 and 32.

When he checked his numbers and discovered he’d won, Elem said he started shaking.

Elem is planning some bills with his winnings.

“Wow, I can’t believe this,” he said.

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 is not won, are 1 in 501,942 while the overall odds of winning a prize in the game, which has drawings seven nights a week, are 1 in 8.

Published on 03/30/2021