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Nebraska Lottery Press Kit

General information about the Nebraska Lottery for media outlets.
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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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Fall 2023 Lottery Times Contest Winners Selected

01/19/2024 - In a drawing on Jan. 19, 2024, 25 winners were drawn in the Lottery Times Crossword Contest.
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Holiday Classic Scratch Games Close January 19

01/04/2024 - The Holiday Classic family of Scratch games will close on January 19 unless the top prizes in each game are 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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Nebraska Pick 5 Enhancements Coming August 13

Nebraska’s game Nebraska Pick 5 is getting an upgrade on August 13, 2023.
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2023 Annual Report Available

10/31/2023 - By November 1 of each year, the Nebraska Lottery is required by law to deliver its annual report to the Governor and the Legislature.
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Summer 2023 Lottery Times Contest Winners Selected

09/29/2023 - In a drawing on September 29 2023, 25 winners were selected in the Lottery Times Crossword Contest.
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10X Bingo Multiplier Play Style Change

The Nebraska Lottery has received feedback about a recent change in the new 10X Bingo Multiplier Scratch game (game #1244). Click here to learn what changed, what we are doing to address the issue, and our plan for developing future Bingo games based on feedback from our players.
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Nebraska Pick 5 Multi-Draws Reduced for Upcoming Game Changes

To prepare for changes to the Nebraska Pick 5 game in August 2023, the Nebraska Lottery is temporarily reducing the number of drawings that can be purchased on a Nebraska Pick 5 ticket.
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Powerball® Double Play® starts February 5

Something big is coming to Nebraska Powerball in 2023: Double Play.
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Powerball Draw Delay

The Powerball drawing for Monday, November 7 was delayed.
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2022 Annual Report Available

10/31/2022 - By November 1 of each year, the Nebraska Lottery is required by law to deliver its written annual report to the Governor and the Legislature.
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EFT Payment Option Available for Nebraska Lottery Winners

A new convenience is now available for Nebraska Lottery winners: deposit of prizes directly to your bank account via electronic funds transfer.
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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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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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