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How to Play Pick 5

The Louisiana Lottery is back with a new draw game that has become insanely popular just a few days after its launch. The game features a flashy jackpot of $50,000, for a $1 ticket price against the odds of 1 in 100,000. All you have to do is pick the right winning numbers, wager, and your favourite play type. To increase your chances of winning the Louisiana Lottery also provides you with Multi-draws and Replay along with daily drawings that ensure you grab a winning spot on the payouts table.

So, playing Louisiana Pick 5 is super easy, fun and of course high on the payouts structure. You have to simply select 5 duplicate or distinct numbers like 29687, 33367, 55500, 34444, or 11111 from a field of 0 to 9, one for each column, and mark it on your playslip. Or you can opt for the Quick Pick and let the terminal randomly generate your numbers. If your selected lottery numbers match the winning numbers according to the selected bet type you bag the winning prizes.

After selecting the numbers you wish to play, you need to select the play type and wager ranging from $0.50 to $1, including Straight, Box, Straight/Box, or, Pair which actually determines your winning amounts. The cost of your lottery ticket increases based on the number of drawings and bet type you choose to play. The draws for Louisiana Pick 5 are held seven days a week, which means you have multiple chances every week to bring home the jackpot.

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

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get a ticket for selected numbers and playtype(s). Your lottery ticket is your only receipt. Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication.

Play/Bet Types Of Louisiana Pick 5

  • Straight: Your selected five digits must match all the digits drawn in the exact order to win a prize.
  • Box: Your selected five digits must match all the digits drawn in any order to win a prize.
  • Straight/Box: It combines a 50-cent Straight and a 50-cent Box in one play. You can win a prize for matching your selected five digits in exact order and/or in any order to those drawn.
  • Front Pair/Back Pair: In this bet, your two digits must match the first two or last two digits drawn in exact order, depending upon the play type selected.
  • Front Three/Back Three: Your selected three digits must match the first three or last three digits drawn in exact order, depending upon the play type selected.
  • Front Four/Back Four: Your selected four digits must match the first four or last four digits drawn in exact order, depending upon the play type selected.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Pick 5: 5/9
  • Number of drawing machines: 5
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Numbers Game

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 Pick 5 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Louisiana Pick 5 Lottery

  • Monday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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Louisiana Pick 5 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 14 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Rules Governing Pick 5

  • The legal age of playing Louisiana Pick 5 is 21 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Pick 5 tickets in Louisiana is 09:30 p.m. CT on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Pick 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 Pick 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: 5/9
  •  Game availability:Exclusively available in Louisiana only
  •  Game draw days and time: Every day at 09:30 P.M.
  •  Minimum jackpot amount: $50,000
  •  Minimum cash prize: $25
  •  Minimum age to play: 21
  •  Jackpot odds:1 in100,000
  •  Game add-on options:Multi-Draw, Replay
  •  Ticket cost:50 cents and $1 per play
  •  Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  •  Lottery operator: Louisiana Lottery Corporation

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