Gopher 5

Gopher 5 is a Minnesota Lottery exclusive draw game offering a jackpot that starts at $100,000 and keeps rolling until one lucky winner matches all five numbers. There are a total of four prize levels and draws take place three times per week, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at approximately 6:17 pm CT. Pick up your tickets before sales end at 6:10 pm on draw nights.

How to Play

Pick your five favorite numbers between 1 and 47, or check the Quick Pick box and the lottery computer will choose them randomly. Each play costs $1.00.

If you match all five numbers the lottery draws, you take home the jackpot. You can also win a prize by matching two, three, or four numbers.

Keep the fun going with a multi-draw ticket. Play your numbers for up to 14 consecutive draws at a cost of $1.00 per play multiplied by the number of draws. If you choose to enter multiple draws, your ticket will show a date range instead of a single date.

Gopher 5 Prizes and Odds of Winning

The table below has the details on the game's four prize levels and chances of winning. Hit the jackpot if you match all five numbers; the top prize starts at a minimum $100,000 and keeps growing with each roll.

Although on your ticket your numbers are printed in numerical order, you can win by matching the drawn numbers in any order - they don't need to be in the exact order the lottery selects them.

Overall odds of a winning any Gopher 5 prize are just 1 in 12.

MN Gopher 5 Prizes and Odds of Winning
Numbers Matched Prize Odds of Winning
5 Jackpot* 1 in 1,533,939
4 $500 1 in 7,304
3 $15 1 in 178
2 $1 1 in 13
*The jackpot is a cash prize; if there is more than one winner, it will be divided equally.
Overall odds of winning a Gopher 5 prize are approximately 1 in 12.

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