A $78,000 Nebraska Pick 5 winning ticket was sold in North Platte, according to the Nebraska Lottery website. The ticket was sold at the Fat Dogs convenience store at 102 Holiday Frontage Road.

The winning numbers, drawn Thursday, were 3, 15, 28, 30 and 36.

The odds of winning the Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot are 1 in 501,942, according to the Nebraska Lottery website. The jackpot starts at $50,000 and grows each time a winner is not drawn.

The overall odds of winning any Nebraska Pick 5 prize are 1 in 8. Drawings are conducted nightly. To win the jackpot, one must match all five numbers drawn.

According to the Nebraska Lottery, prizes can be claimed up to 180 days after the draw date. Because this prize is over $20,000, it must be claimed in person at the Nebraska Lottery office in Lincoln, 137 N.W. 17th St.

All the proceeds from Nebraska Pick 5 stay in Nebraska, according to the lottery website.

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