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How to Play Cash 5

Colorado Cash 5 is known as one of the best lotto games to be played in the USA, with great odds of winning and a low number field. The game started in September 1996 and offers you a fixed jackpot of $20,000. With such trifling jackpot odds to beat of 1 in only 201,376 and so many drawings to win, it is worth investing your lottery budget in the game. The drawings for Cash 5 are held on all seven days of the week at 7:35 p.m., hence offering you a good amount of chances to win.

To play Colorado Cash 5, you have to pick 5 different numbers from 1 to 32. Mark your desired numbers on the playslip available at any licensed lottery retailer. Or simply ask the retailer for a Cash 5 Quick Pick to have your numbers randomly generated by the computer.

In Colorado Cash 5, you also have the option of purchasing up to 91 drawings in advance with Advance Play. Mark the Advance Play box on your playslip and play the same numbers for up to 91 consecutive drawings. Ensure to check the accuracy of details filled on your playslip and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Cash 5: 5/32
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

Add On Games

EZ Match

A Cash 5 ticket costs $1 per play and for an extra $1 you can add EZ Match to your Colorado Cash 5 ticket. With EZ Match you can win from $2 to $500 instantly. When you add EZ Match, your ticket gets printed with 5 EZ Match numbers along with your chosen numbers. If any of the EZ Match numbers match your Cash 5 numbers, you will instantly win a prize, listed next to the EZ Match number. You have the chance of winning multiple times by matching multiple numbers on a single ticket.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning Colorado Cash 5 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Colorado Cash 5 Lottery

  • Monday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 7:35 PM MT (GMT-12:00)
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Colorado Cash 5 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 91 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

Lottery Results

After the drawing, you can check the winning lottery numbers and prizes at:

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Cash 5 tickets can be canceled within one hour of their purchase, before the store closes, or before the Lottery system shut-off, whichever occurs first. The tickets must be canceled at the terminal from where it was purchased.

The winning numbers can be found on the official website and the Colorado Lottery app. You can also check out your winning numbers by signing up on MyLottery also. The Lottery results are also published in local newspapers and news channels, to confirm your winning numbers.

No, the Colorado lottery does not recognize any trusts, partnerships, or corporations as winners of any lottery prizes.

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Rules Governing Cash 5

  • The legal age of playing Colorado Cash 5 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Cash 5 tickets in Colorado is Monday through Sunday between 7:30 p.m. and 7:33 p.m. on the day of the drawing.
  • Ticket cancellation is only allowed in specific situations. See the official website for details.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Cash 5 Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 5/32
  • Game availability:Exclusively available in Colorado only
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 7:35 p.m.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $20,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $1
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 201,376
  • Game add-on option: EZ Match and Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Colorado Lottery

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