CONCORD, N.H. – As the country anxiously waits to meet New Hampshire’s $559 million Powerball winner, the New Hampshire Lottery is announcing a lucky player purchased a winning $100,000 top-prize Tri-State “Gimme 5” ticket at Market Basket on Fort Eddy Road in Concord for the Jan. 5 drawing. There have now been 24 top-prize winning Gimme 5 tickets sold in New Hampshire since the game launched in May 2013.
“It is an absolutely thrilling time for the New Hampshire Lottery as we wait for our our $559 million Powerball winner to come forward. While we eagerly await the winner, we are thrilled to have New Hampshire’s first top prize winning Gimme 5 ticket of 2018 and we are looking forward to meeting our top-prize winner,” said Charlie McIntyre, executive director of the New Hampshire Lottery. “With Gimme 5, our players love having three chances to win $100,00 every week.”
The winning numbers from Friday’s Gimme 5 drawing were: 15-25-28-38-39.
Tri State Gimme 5 is offered in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. With New Hampshire’s Gimme 5 winner on January 5, there have now been a total of 45 Gimme 5 top prize winners between the three states since the game launched.
Gimme 5 top prize winners receive $75,000 after taxes.
Gimme 5 players choose five numbers from 1 to 39, or ask for an Easy Pick. If players match all five winning numbers, they win the top prize of $100,000. Match four winning numbers and win $250, match three winning numbers and win $7, and match 2 winning numbers and win $2. Tickets cost $1.
Gimme 5 drawings take place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:55 p.m.
Along with Gimme 5 and Megabucks, Tri-State games include Tri-State Pick3®/Pick4® Daily Numbers games and Fast Play games.
About New Hampshire Lottery
Since 1964, the New Hampshire Lottery has had a significant financial impact on the state. For the past 53 years, the New Hampshire Lottery has recorded more than $6.3 billion in lottery sales and other earnings, with over $4.2 billion paid in prizes and other cost of sales. Net proceeds to education total nearly $1.9 billion to date.
The New Hampshire Lottery Commission, located at 14 Integra Drive in Concord, currently manages all lottery operations in the state, including instant games, New Hampshire Powerball®, New Hampshire Mega Millions®, Tri-State Megabucks℠ Plus, Tri-State Pick3®/Pick4® Daily Numbers games, Gimme 5, Fast Play games, Lucky For Life® and KENO 603.