General information about NE Pick 5
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in April, 1995, or 25 years, 11 months and 22 days ago. Pick 5 Nebraska is currently available only in Nebraska. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Pick 5 Nebraska. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Nebraska Lottery. In case you want to know more about Nebraska Lottery, here is their official website: https://nelottery.com. Nebraska Pick 5 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Nebraska Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Nebraska Lottery HQ: Lincoln, 137 NW 17th Street
- HQ phone number: 402-471-6100
- Email: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Nebraska Pick 5 results
Nebraska Pick 5 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Nebraska Lottery in Lincoln. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 8:40 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 April 26, 1995, or 25 years, 11 months and 22 days ago.
How it works: picking up Nebraska Pick 5 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 38. As you can see, players are to choose five main Nebraska Pick 5 numbers from the range between 1 and 38 Nebraska Pick 5 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
NE Pick 5 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Pick 5 Nebraska top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $50,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Pick 5 Nebraska jackpot ever has reached $296,000. It was set on November 5, 2002, or 18 years, 7 months and 13 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 07, 10, 11, 20, and 31. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 501,942. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Nebraska Pick 5 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 501,942
1 : 3,042
1 : 95
1 : 9
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 11,5.
NE Pick 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 Nebraska Pick 5 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 12, 34, 25, 04, and 10. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 21, 01, 27, 33, and 36.
Payouts of NE Pick 5 prizes
Keep in mind that Pick 5 Nebraska jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. The jackpot, like all the other prizes of $20,000 or more, must be claimed in person at the operator's HQ. Amounts between $501 and $19,999 are to be claimed by mail or at the prize centers. Smaller amounts are payable by lottery retailers. Unfortunately, Pick 5 Nebraska winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 25% in federal and 4% in state tax. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 6 months from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Nebraska Pick 5 results.