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2017 Annual Report Available

2017 Annual ReportBy November 1 of each year, the Nebraska Lottery is required by law to deliver its written annual report to the Governor and the Legislature. The report is a public record.

The 2017 Annual Report and Resource Guide (for the fiscal year that began on July 1, 2016, and ended on June 30, 2017) contains a number of notable highlights.


A request for proposals for office space resulted in a new location for Nebraska Lottery headquarters in Lincoln. Expanded digital advertising efforts reached players wherever they are consuming media.

Product Developments

The lottery announced plans to join the multi-state Lucky for Life lottery game. Sales of Nebraska Pick 5 continued to grow thanks to repeated promotions and the addition of daily drawings. And Scratch sales benefited from unique game formats and an enhanced Truck$ & Buck$ game.

Strong Sales

Sales of all Nebraska Lottery games (Scratch and Lotto) for the fiscal year totaled $173.8 million.

Beneficiary Fund Contributions

Total contributions to Nebraska Lottery beneficiary funds passed $648 million with the June quarterly transfer. During the fiscal year, Nebraska Lottery beneficiary funds received a total of $41.3 million.

Beyond these highlights, the 2017 Annual Report and Resource Guide contains information about general operations and major winners claimed at Nebraska Lottery claim centers.

Click here to view the Nebraska Lottery 2017 Annual Report and Resource Guide (PDF, 29 pages).

Published on 10/27/2017