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Nebraska Lottery Press Kit

General information about the Nebraska Lottery for media outlets.
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COVID-19 and Nebraska Lottery Operations

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency continues, the Nebraska Lottery is monitoring the situation closely. We want everyone to be aware of how we are responding to the COVID-19 situation.
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Nebraska Lottery Transfers Largest Amount Ever to Beneficiary Funds in FY2022

08/08/2022 - The Nebraska Lottery transferred a total of $49.4 million in lottery proceeds to its beneficiary funds between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
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Summer 2022 Lottery Times Available

07/08/2022 - The Summer 2022 issue of The Lottery Times, the publication for Nebraska Lottery players, is now available at Nebraska Lottery retailers and online at nelottery.com.
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2022 Lottery Week Starts July 17

Mark your calendar because Lottery Week begins July 17, 2022.
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Spring 2022 Lottery Times Contest Winners Selected

n a drawing on June 13, 2022, 25 winners were selected in The Lottery Times Crossword Contest.
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Help for Problem Gambling is Available

Gambling can be an enjoyable source of entertainment for many people. But for some people, gambling can be addictive. Assistance with problem gambling is available via the Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program.
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Holiday Prize Lines Closing January 21

01/07/2022 - The $3 Scratch game Holiday Prizes Lines will close on January 21, 2022, unless the last top prize is claimed earlier.
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Nebraska Lottery Tickets Make Great Gifts, If You’re At Least 19

Nebraska Lottery tickets can help you spread instant joy this holiday season. But when you're making up your gift list, only give tickets to people who are old enough to play.
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Ticket Checking Available in Lottery Mobile App

Mobile ticket checking in the Nebraska Lottery app is now available following the recent lottery system conversion.
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2021 Annual Report Available

The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2021.
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Fall 2021 Lottery Times Available

09/28/2021 - The Fall 2021 issue of The Lottery Times, the publication for Nebraska Lottery players, is now available at Nebraska Lottery retailers and online at nelottery.com.
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Powerball® Adding Monday Drawings in August

A new Monday drawing will be added to the lineup of Powerball drawings currently held on Wednesday and Saturday nights. The first Monday drawing will be held on August 23, 2021.
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2020 Annual Report Available

The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2020.
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2019 Annual Report Available

10/30/2019 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2019.
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Know the Signs of Problem Gambling

Gambling can be an enjoyable source of entertainment for many people. But for some people, gambling can be addictive. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of problem gambling.
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2018 Annual Report Available

The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2018.
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2017 Annual Report Available

10/31/2017 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2017.
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2016 Annual Report Available

10/31/2016 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2016.
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How Game Closings Work

Nebraska Lottery Scratch games are closed after the last top prize is claimed. When a Scratch game is closed, the game is no longer sold at Nebraska Lottery retailers.
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2015 Annual Report Available

10/29/2015 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2015.
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2014 Annual Report Available

10/30/2014 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2014.
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2013 Annual Report Available

October 30, 2013 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2013.
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2012 Annual Report Available

November 1, 2012 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2012.
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2011 Annual Report Available

November 1, 2011 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2011.
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2010 Annual Report Available

November 1, 2010 - The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2010.
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2009 Annual Report Available

November 3, 2009--The Nebraska Lottery has issued its annual report for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2009.
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2008 Annual Report Available

November 18, 2008 – The Nebraska Lottery has issued its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2007-2008. There are a number of notable highlights in the report.
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2007 Annual Report Available

November 20, 2007 – The Nebraska Lottery has issued its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2006-2007. There are a number of notable highlights in the report.
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2006 Annual Report Available

December 10, 2006--The Nebraska Lottery has issued its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2005-2006. There are a number of notable highlights in the report.
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2005 Annual Report Available

The Annual Report for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2005 has been released by the Nebraska Lottery. A copy of the report is available on-line.
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2004 Annual Report Available

The Nebraska Lottery issues its Annual Report on November 1 of each year, and among other things the 2004 version highlights factors contributing to increased sales.
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