The Nebraska Lottery was established by the state legislature in 1933. The Lottery is an active member of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). It includes exciting games like Mega Millions, Powerball, Nebraska Pick 5, Pick 3, 2by2, etc, for you to play and crack a win. Except for Powerball and Mega Millions, the Nebraska lottery games are drawn by a random number generator.
It was in February 1999, that Nebraska Lottery launched Pick 5 with a game matrix of 5/35 which was later increased to 5/38 in September 2001, for its players to win exciting cash prizes, with some favorable odds of winning.
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The Nebraska Lottery came into existence in 1992 when the amendment to the state's constitution was approved. It is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). In 1994, the first Powerball lottery tickets went on sale in the state, it was later followed by Mega Millions in 2010. The funds from Nebraska Lottery ticket sales are allocated to a large number of groups. It includes the Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund, the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund, and the Nebraska State Fair.
Proceeds from Lottery ticket sales and unclaimed prizes go back to the community for -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 distributed to the Nebraska Education Improvement 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).
Nebraska Lottery Headquarters
137 NW 17th Street, Lincoln
Phone: (402) 471 -6100