Unclaimed $125K Badger 5 lottery ticket sold in Mequon expires Jan. 19

A Badger 5 jackpot-winning lotto ticket worth $125,000 and purchased in Mequon will go unclaimed if the winner does not come forward by Thursday, Jan. 19 – its expiration date.

The winning ticket from the Saturday, July 23, 2022, drawing was purchased at Olsen's Piggly Wiggly, 6111 W. Mequon Road in Mequon. The winning numbers were 2-11-15-16-26.

A news release says the jackpot-winning ticket can be claimed at Wisconsin Lottery offices in either Madison or Milwaukee. The winner should call ahead (608-261-4916) to make an appointment, so officials can provide enough time to process the claim.

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The odds of winning the Badger 5 jackpot are 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.

Badger 5 is a Wisconsin-only jackpot lotto game. Including this unclaimed win, 98 total Badger 5 jackpots were drawn in 2022 with the largest coming on June 29, 2022, when Speedway, 6265 S. Pennsylvania Ave. in Cudahy sold a $322,000 winning ticket.