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(Neb)-$50K Neb Pick 5 Winner Sold In Chadron

By: John Axtell Posted at: 04/15/2019 12:03 PM
LINCOLN -  A ticket sold in Chadron for last Saturday's Nebraska Pick 5 lottery game won the $50,000 first prize. Nebraska Lottery spokesman Neil Watson says the ticket purchased at Pump and Pantry matched all 5 winning numbers - 12, 16, 18, 22, and 37.

       Watson says the winning ticket will need to be presented in person at Lottery headquarters in Lincoln, so it's possible the person who bought it knows and hasn't come in yet but also possible they don't know they have the winner. The ticket expires in 180 days.
      Watson encourages anyone who bought a Nebraska Pick 5 ticket at Pump and Pantry in Chadron for last Saturday's drawing to check their tickets at any Nebraska Lottery retailer, online at nelottery.com, or by calling the Lottery office at 402-471-6100.

    Nebraska Pick 5 drawings are held every night Saturday was the second straight with a winner. The jackpot starts at $50,000 and grows by $4,000 with each drawing that isn't won.The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 501,942 while the odds of winning any prize are 1 in 8.


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