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How to Play Easy 5

Easy 5 claims to offer the best overall odds of winning, among all the draw-style games offered by the Louisiana Lottery. Easy 5 gives you the chance to crack a jackpot that starts at $50,000 and keeps on rolling until there’s a winner. The Louisiana Lottery also gives you the chance to win instant lottery prizes for up to $250 in addition to the regular draws. The drawings for the game are held every Wednesday and Saturday. In addition to these, you also have the chance of playing your lottery numbers for up to 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, or 20 consecutive drawings, thereby multiplying your possibilities to bag Easy 5 lottery prizes.

Playing Easy 5 is super fun and highly rewarding. Just grab a Louisiana Lottery ticket for $1, select five numbers from a field of 1 to 37 and mark it on your playslip. Or you also have the option of asking for Quick Pick, if you prefer your lottery numbers to be generated by the terminal randomly. If your selected numbers match the drawn numbers you bag the winning lottery prizes.

If you wish to bet your numbers for multiple drawings, select the Multi-Draw option, and get a chance to play your numbers for up to 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, or 20 consecutive drawings. Marking the Multi-Draw box will let you have access to multiple drawings so that you do not miss that lucky chance of winning. When you claim the lottery prize, you will get an Exchange ticket for the balance of the remaining draws.

Not stagnating your chances to win, the Louisiana Lottery also offers an option of “Replay”, wherein you can play the same numbers, game options, and the number of drawings, you opted for in the previously played ticket.

Your lottery ticket is your receipt. Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Easy 5: 5/37
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

Add On Games


Want to bag additional instant lottery prizes? Of course, that’s a yes! For an extra $1, you get the chance to win up to $250 by just adding EZmatch to your lottery ticket. When you add an EZmatch, five EZmatch numbers will print in a column on your Easy 5 ticket, along with a corresponding instant prize amount for each number. If you match any or all of your five EZmatch numbers to the Easy 5 numbers on your ticket you bag the EZmatch prize shown for each number.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

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

Drawing Schedule Of Louisiana Easy 5 Lottery

  • Wednesday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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Louisiana Easy 5 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 20 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Playing Easy 5 is super fun, easy, and highly rewarding. All you have to do is pick 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 37 and mark it on your playslip or ask for a Quick Pick to get your numbers randomly generated by the terminal. The Louisiana Lottery also allows you to place a winning bet on numbers for multiple drawings. Just select the Multi-Draw option on your playslip and get the chance to play up to 20 consecutive drawings. Not ending it here, the lottery also provides you with the game add on option of EZmatch for an additional $1, that lets you bag lottery prizes up to $250.

The Louisiana Easy 5 draws are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets by 9:30 p.m.

The Louisiana Easy 5 drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. You can watch the drawings on the official site of the lottery or check local lottery retailers, newspapers, or even local news channels for the latest results.

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Rules Governing Easy 5

  • The legal age of playing Louisiana Easy 5 is 21 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Easy 5 tickets in Louisiana is 9:30 p.m. on the day of the drawing on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Easy 5 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • 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 Easy 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: 5 Ball Lotto
  • Game Format: 5/37
  • Game availability:Exclusively available in Louisiana only
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 09:59 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $50,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $1
  • Minimum age to play: 21
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 435,897
  • Game add-on option: EZmatch, Multi-Draw, Replay
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Louisiana Lottery Corporation

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