General information about Wisconsin Badger 5
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 2003, or 18 years, 5 months and 9 days ago. WI Badger Five is currently available only in Wisconsin. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as WI Badger Five. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Wisconsin Lottery. In case you want to know more about Wisconsin Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.wilottery.com. Badger 5 WI results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Wisconsin Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- HQ: 2135 Rimrock Road, Madison, WI 53713
- Customer support: 608-261-4916
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Badger 5 WI results
Badger 5 WI results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Wisconsin Lottery in Madison. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 9:05 PM Central Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 17, 2003, or 18 years, 5 months and 9 days ago.
How it works: picking up Badger 5 WI numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 31. As you can see, players are to choose five main Badger 5 WI numbers from the range between 1 and 31 Badger 5 WI numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
Wisconsin Badger 5 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the WI Badger Five top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $10,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest WI Badger Five jackpot ever has reached $312,000. It was set on May 13, 2013, or 8 years, 2 months and 13 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 03, 05, 20, 21, and 22. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 169,911. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Badger 5 WI numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 169,911
1 : 1,308
1 : 53
1 : 7
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9,5.
Wisconsin Badger 5 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Badger 5 WI numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 27, 01, 07, 17, and 06. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 18, 21, 12, 22, and 24.
Payouts of Wisconsin Badger 5 prizes
Keep in mind that WI Badger Five jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Like other prizes up to $500,999, it may be claimed in person at the Madison or Milwaukee Lottery Office. Winning tickets of up to $599 may also be claimed at lottery retailer locations. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. Unfortunately, WI Badger Five winnings are subject to taxation: federal taxes are deducted from prize payments of $5,001 or more, while state taxes are deducted from prizes of $2,000. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 180 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Badger 5 WI results.