Omaha Woman Wins $220,000 Playing Nebraska Pick 5

Danelle Daunchet

Danelle Daunchet of Omaha won $220,000 playing Nebraska Pick 5 from the Nebraska Lottery.

Daunchet purchased her winning ticket at Baker’s #316 at 7312 N 30th St. in Omaha. The ticket contained two plays for the November 27 drawing, one of which matched the winning numbers 12, 16, 22, 29 and 34.

The numbers Daunchet picked were based on family birthdates except for 34, which she just picked at random.

Daunchet said she’s planning on donating some of her winnings to her church and she’s considering taking a trip to Paris or to Japan.

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. Throughout the month of November, the jackpot increases by $10,000 each drawing it’s not won.

Published on 11/29/2021