Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot winning tickets sold in Omaha

Staff Writer
Syracuse Journal-Democrat

Two Nebraska Pick 5 tickets sold for the Thursday, February 27 drawing have split the $94,000 jackpot.

The Nebraska Lottery has confirmed that two tickets sold for Thursday’s Nebraska Pick 5 draw matched all five winning numbers for a $47,000 share of jackpot. Both tickets were sold at Hy-Vee Food Store #10, 3410 North 156th Street in Omaha. One of the tickets contained a second play that matched three winning numbers for $9.

The winning numbers from Thursday’s Nebraska Pick 5 draw were 05, 08, 15, 18, 24. Players are encouraged to check their tickets at any Nebraska Lottery retailer, online at, or by calling the Lottery office at 402-471-6100.

Winning Nebraska Lottery Lotto tickets expire 180 days after the drawing. Prizes of $20,000 or more must be claimed in person at Lottery headquarters in Lincoln. Additional information about claiming prizes can be found at the Nebraska Lottery website,, or by calling 800-587-5200.

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 it is not won, are 1 in 501,942. The overall odds of winning any Nebraska Pick 5 prize which has drawings seven nights a week, are 1 in 8.

The mission of the Nebraska Lottery is to generate proceeds for good causes while providing quality entertainment options to Nebraskans. Over $759 million has been raised for the Nebraska Lottery’s beneficiary funds since the Lottery began in 1993. All 93 counties in Nebraska have benefited from projects funded with these Nebraska Lottery proceeds.