Nebraska Lottery Results (NE)

Get the most recent results for all Nebraska Lottery Draws

Nebraska lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest 2 By 2 lottery result

    Latest 2 By 2 result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 10
    2. 25
    3. 01
    4. 09

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $22,000

  • latest Lucky For Life lottery result

    Latest Lucky For Life result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 02
    2. 04
    3. 21
    4. 26
    5. 42
    6. 18

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest MEGA Millions lottery result

    Latest MEGA Millions result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 46
    2. 54
    3. 56
    4. 67
    5. 70
    6. 16
    7. Megaplier: x3

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $489,000,000

  • latest MyDay lottery result

    Latest MyDay result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 05
    2. 05
    3. 58

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 3 lottery result

    Latest Pick 3 result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 9
    2. 1
    3. 2

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 5 lottery result

    Latest Pick 5 result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 10
    2. 28
    3. 34
    4. 35
    5. 37

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $150,000

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 06
    2. 33
    3. 35
    4. 36
    5. 64
    6. 24
    7. Power Play: x3

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $131,000,000

2024 STRATEGIES

Lottery strategies for Pick 3, Pick 4, Mega Millions, Powerball and more!
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Games and Advanced Draws

The main lottery games you can play in Nebraska, click a link for results and more information.

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Pick 3 Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 72
Pick 5 Jackpot 5 (from 1-40) up to 84
MyDaY Fixed 1 (from 1-12) + 1 (from 1-31) + 2 (from 0-9) up to 84
2by2 Fixed 2 red (from 1-26) + 2 white (from 1-26) up to 28
Lucky for Life Fixed 5 (from 1-48) + 1 (from 1-18) up to 24
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 24
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 24

Games Overview

NE Pick 3

Pick 3

With multiple ways to play and various prize levels Pick 3 is a daily drawing that offers players the chance to win by selecting a three-digit number.

NE Pick 5

Pick 5

A popular choice for those looking for bigger payouts and a bit more strategy where players choose a five-digit number and various play types.

NE MyDaY

MyDaY

A unique game where players select a three-digit number and a special MyDaY digit. Drawings are held daily and players have the chance to win based on their chosen numbers.

NE 2by2

2by2

A multi-state game offering players a chance to win by selecting two sets of two-digit numbers with daily drawings and a prize structure that rewards matching numbers in various ways.

NE Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

Players have the opportunity to win a top prize of $1,000 a day for life by selecting five numbers and a Lucky Ball, making it an attractive choice for those seeking long-term financial security.

NE Mega Millions

Mega Millions

The multi-state game which offers some of the largest jackpots in the country. Players select five numbers and a Mega Ball to try their luck at winning life-changing prizes.

NE Powerball

Powerball

With jackpots that often reach astronomical amounts Powerball is a household name in the world of lotteries. Players choose five numbers and a Powerball number for a chance to win mind-boggling prizes.

Game Schedule Times

Never miss a draw again with all the Nebraska lottery draw times. Shown in local time and Sales Stop in ().

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Pick 3 10:00 p.m.
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Pick 5 10:00 p.m.
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MyDaY 10:00 p.m.
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2by2 9:59 p.m.
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Lucky for Life 9:38 p.m.
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Mega Millions     10:00 p.m.
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Powerball   9:59 p.m.
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How to Buy Nebraska Lottery Tickets

With a selection of in-state and multi-state games available to Nebraskans the ticket prices can vary. Here are the current prices for all games available at lottery kiosks.

GAME COST TO PLAY
Pick 3 $1
Pick 5 $1
MyDaY $1
2by2 $1
Lucky for Life $2
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Remember: Nebraska state law prevents anyone under the age of 19 from purchasing lottery tickets and claiming prizes.

How to Claim Nebraska Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $500

  • Method 1 – To claim in person visit an authorized local retailer such as a convenience store or garage displaying the lottery logo where you can receive up to $500.
  • Method 2 – Visit one of the regional offices in our directory to make a claim in person.
  • Method 3 – Complete a claim form, include a copy of some photo ID and your signed ticket then mail to the claims address.

Claim from $500 to $19,999

  • Method 1 – Find your nearest claim center from our directory and visit it to make a claim. You can call first to check availability and confirm what you need to bring with you.
  • Method 2 – Sign your ticket, copy some photo ID and complete a claim form then send your claim via mail.

Claim more than $20,000

  • Method 1 – Make an appointment to visit the Nebraska Lottery Headquarters to make your claim in person. They will advise what documentation/ID you will need to bring.

Claim Center & Claim Form

Download a claim form and a copy of a valid ID, then send to or visit:

Nebraska Lottery
137 NW 17th St,
P.O. Box 95145
Lincoln, NE 68528

Phone: +1 402 471 6100
Open: Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Web: nelottery.com

Download Claim Form

All Nebraska Claim Centers

Lincoln

Nebraska Lottery
137 NW 17th Street
Lincoln, NE 68528

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 402 471 6100
Map: Location and Directions

Grand Island

Nebraska State Fair Office
501 E. Fonner Park Rd, Suite 200,
Grand Island, NE 68801

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat-Sun - 24hrs

Phone: +1 308 382 1620
Map: Location and Directions

Norfolk

Norfolk
304 North 5th, Suite D
Norfolk, NE 68701

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 402-370-3333
Map: Location and Directions

North Platte

North Platte (Appt only)
Craft State Office Building, 200 South Silber
North Platte, NE 69101

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Phone: 308 535 8291
Map: Location and Directions

Omaha

Omaha
1313 Farnam, Nebraska State Office Building
Omaha, NE 68102

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: +1 402-595-2065
Map: Location and Directions

Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff (Appt only)
505A Broadway, Suite 800,
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 308-632-1201
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

Looking for some tips and strategies to enhance your lottery gameplay? We've compiled a list that could enhance every aspect of your gaming:

  1. Budgeting: Remember that lottery tickets are for entertainment purposes and you should only spend what you can afford.
  2. Time Management: Set limits to strike a balance between lottery play and other daily activities.
  3. Ticket Variety: Higher-priced tickets offer enticing prizes while lower-priced ones provide extended entertainment.
  4. Know the Odds: Each game has different odds of winning so research the odds.
  5. Pool Tickets: Consider joining a lottery pool as pooling tickets allows you to play more numbers.
  6. Consistency: While there's no guaranteed method for winning, consistency can sometimes increase the fun.
  7. Different Games: It's always good to try different games and see which ones you enjoy the most.
  8. Unique Numbers: Steer away from relying solely on common sequences like birthdays or anniversaries.
  9. Post-Win Play: Subsequent jackpots often grow more enticing due to increased ticket sales.
  10. Optimism: Believe that every Nebraska Lottery ticket you purchase holds a potential prize.
  11. Second-Chance: Second-chance drawings provide an additional opportunity to transform a loss into a win.
  12. Prize Structure: Appreciate the range of potential rewards beyond the coveted jackpot.
  13. Prompt Claims: Timely claims guarantee you don't miss out on your well-deserved winnings.
  14. Lump Sum vs. Annuity: Familiarize yourself with the advantages and disadvantages of both payout options.
  15. Stay Informed: Stay updated with the latest Nebraska Lottery news, special promotions and game alterations.

Note: While these tips may seemingly improve your odds the lottery is primarily a game of chance meant to be enjoyed responsibly.

Recent Nebraska Lottery Winners' Stories

There are regular big winners throughout Nebraska so if you're looking for a little lottery inspiration then take a look at just a few of the recent winners to come from NE.

GAME STORE LOCATION PRIZE AMOUNT
Lucky For Life Super C, 501 W. A St Lincoln $25,000 a year for life
Pick 5 Qwik 6, 1535 First St. Friend $110,000
Powerball Cornhusker Quick Stop Bellevue $100,000
Pick 5 Gary’s Super Foods Broken Bow $90,000
Powerball Fast Mart Grand Island $1 million
Pick 5 U-Stop at 8231 O St. Lincoln $126,000

Lottery Tax Guide

Nebraska lottery tax withholdings are relatively straightforward compared to most states. Regardless of your citizenship/residency status you will only pay state and federal tax on prizes over $5,000 however there are slight vcariations in the amount paid. Here's a table explaining fully:

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
5% 24% 29%
More than $5,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
5% 30% 35%

Note: There is an automatic notification sent to the IRS for all prizes won over $600 in accordance with Federal regulations.

About Nebraska Lottery

Facts

  1. A significant portion of the revenue generated by the Nebraska Lottery goes towards supporting education in the state.
  2. Over the years Nebraska has seen numerous jackpot winners in both Powerball and Mega Millions.
  3. Tickets can be purchased through a network of over 1,200 authorized retailers throughout the state.
  4. It offers a wide range of scratch-off games with varying themes and prize levels.
  5. It contributes to various community and charitable causes across the state.
  6. The Nebraska Lottery promotes responsible gaming practices and encourages players to play responsibly.

History

  • 1992: Nebraska voters approve a constitutional amendment to establish a state lottery.
  • 1993: The Nebraska Lottery is officially created.
  • 1993: The first lottery ticket is sold.
  • 1994: The first scratch-off tickets go on sale.
  • 1998: Introduces the Pick 3 game.
  • 1999: Launches Pick 5.
  • 1999: Introduces KENO the fast-paced numbers-drawing game.
  • 2006: Mega Millions is introduced.
  • 2010: Nebraska becomes part of the multi-state Powerball game.
  • 2017: Celebrates its 25th anniversary.
  • 2020: Nebraska Lottery launches its first online platform.
  • Present: The Nebraska Lottery continues to offer a variety of draw games, scratch-offs and online gameplay while contributing to education and environmental causes within the state.

Charitable Contributions

The Nebraska Lottery plays a vital role in supporting charitable causes within the state. A portion of the proceeds from lottery ticket sales is dedicated to funding education, environmental initiatives and community development projects. When you purchase a lottery ticket you are not only giving yourself a chance to win but also contributing to the betterment of Nebraska's education and community development efforts.

Location

Also known as the Cornhusker State it is situated in the heart of the United States. With its vast plains and agricultural heritage Nebraska is known for its wide-open spaces, friendly communities and scenic landscapes. Despite being a sparsely populated state the sense of community and dedication to education and public services make it a beloved place to call home.

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