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Nebraska Lottery January Update

Pick 3 Second-Chance Website Promotion

Basketball PromoThe Nebraska Men's Basketball team has seen a great start to the 2008-2009 season. The January 28 game against the University of Kansas Jayhawks is arguably the most anticipated home game of the season. The Nebraska Lottery would like to give Nebraska fans a chance to attend this Husker home game on us.

MVP Club members will receive one entry in a drawing for each entry of three (3) non-winning Nebraska Pick 3 tickets submitted though www.nelottery.com. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. (C.T.) on January 20 for inclusion in this second-chance promotion.

One drawing will be held on January 21, 2009, in this online contest to select the following prize winners:

  • First Prize: Two (2) courtside tickets, $250 cash for travel expenses, a $50 Valentino's gift card and 10 Nebraska Pick 3 quick pick coupons
  • Second Prize: Three (3) A-Level tickets, a $50 Valentino's gift card and 10 Nebraska Pick 3 quick pick coupons (there are two prizes at this level, two winners will be drawn)
  • Third Prize: Two (2) C-Level tickets, a $20 Valentino's gift card and 10 Nebraska Pick 3 quick pick coupons (there are ten prizes at this level, ten winners will be drawn)
Click here for more information on the Pick 3 Second-Chance Promotion


In a drawing on January 8, Robert Laudenback of Wahoo was drawn as the Grand Prize winner in the third part of the 15 Years of Fun Giveaway.

Approximately 13,000 mail and online entries were received for the third 15 Years of Fun drawing. Players who submitted a non-winning $2 Scratch ticket and a non-winning $3 Scratch ticket were eligible for a chance to win $5,000.


Nebraska Pick 5Back by popular demand, the Nebraska Pick 5 Jackpot Doubler promotion begins on February 1, 2009.

The Jackpot Doubler promotion doubles the Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot each time it is won during the month of February. If a player correctly picks all 5 out of 5 numbers for a draw during the promotion, the winner would receive double the amount of the advertised jackpot. For example, if the advertised jackpot is $90,000 and all five numbers for that draw are correctly chosen, the winner would be entitled to $180,000.

Though the 'doubler' aspect of the promotion only applies to the jackpot amount, the promotion will continue to apply to all drawings throughout the month regardless of how many times to jackpot is won.

If a Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot is never won during the month of February, then the first jackpot won after February will double. For example, if no jackpot is won in February, but a Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot is next won on March 5, 2009, that jackpot will be doubled.


The Nebraska Lottery recently distributed among its beneficiary funds $6,741,792, derived from a share of Scratch and Lotto ticket sales for the previous three months.

A total of $333,180,877 has been distributed in quarterly transfers since the Nebraska Lottery began operation on September 11, 1993. The latest transfer, made the week of December 29, 2008, was distributed among beneficiaries in the following manner:

Education Innovation Fund, $1,331,504;
Nebraska Scholarship Fund, $1,668,594;
Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund, $3,000,097;
Nebraska State Fair Support and Improvement Fund, $674,179; and
Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund, $67,418.

Amendment 4 passed by Nebraska voters in November of 2004 established the following distribution formula: Education as directed by the Legislature (44.5 percent) - currently divided among the Education Innovation Fund and Nebraska Scholarship Fund; Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund (44.5 percent); Nebraska State Fair (10 percent); and the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund (1 percent, plus the first $500,000 in fund proceeds each fiscal year).

Click here for more information about Nebraska Lottery beneficiaries


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