Nebraska (NE) Lottery General Information
In November of 1992, 63 percent of Nebraska voters approved a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of a state
lottery. The Nebraska Lottery was created by LB 138, passed by the Nebraska Legislature on February 24, 1993. When the Nebraska
Lottery began, it was the 37th lottery in the United States.
The Nebraska Lottery sells $1, $2, $3, $5 and $10 Scratch tickets, and offers Lotto games such as Powerball, 2by2 and Nebraska
Pick 5. Scratch ticket sales began on September 11, 1993, and Lotto ticket sales began on July 21, 1994.
June 29, 2006--The Nebraska Lottery recently distributed among its beneficiary funds $7,006,589, derived from a share of
Scratch and Lotto ticket sales for the previous three months.
A total of $258,835,032 has been distributed in quarterly transfers since the Nebraska Lottery began operation on September
11, 1993. The latest transfer was made the week of June 26.