Second time in Lottery history – jackpot divided among seven winning tickets
MADISON, Wis. – Friday, August 7’s, Badger 5 jackpot of $248,000 was split among seven different winning tickets, tying a record set on February 5, 2016. The prize money allocated to the Badger 5 jackpot is equally divided by the number of players correctly matching all five numbers, each winner takes home $35,428.
The Badger 5 winning tickets for the Friday, August 7 drawing were purchased at:
• Kwik Trip #855, 1330 South Blvd. Baraboo
• Bondes Quik Mart Inc., 1517 North Ave., Cleveland
• Stop-N-Go #276, 806 Grand Ave., Hartford
• 7 Eleven #35850J, 2201 S. Park St., Madison
• Otto’s Beverage Center, N88 W15413 Main St., Menomonee Falls
• Kwik Trip #317, 1751 E. Wisconsin St., Sparta
• Piggly Wiggly #275, 10282 W. National Ave., West Allis
For information on claiming prizes by mail, players should visit wilottery.com/winners/claim-prize. In-person redemption is currently available only at the Madison office by appointment. Winners may call (608) 261-4916 to schedule an appointment.
On April 30, 2020 the largest Badger 5 jackpot ever—$411,000—was won with a ticket purchased at Coopers 10-39 BP in Stevens Point.
Retailers who sell winning tickets over $599 receive an incentive of 2 percent of the winning ticket amount up to $100,000.
Each of the retailers will receive 2 percent of the overall jackpot amount.
The odds of winning the Badger 5 jackpot is 1 in 169,911. Badger 5 is drawn daily after 9 p.m. Tickets must be purchased before 9 p.m. to be included in that day’s drawing.
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