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How to Play 5 Card Cash

5 Card Cash is a super thrilling poker lottery offered by the Maryland Lottery. The game follows the theme of a standard poker game using a 52 card playing deck that combines the excitement of an instant win feature with the fun of daily evening drawing. Each lottery ticket gets a chance to win up two times, i.e. with the Instant Win and a Daily Draw. So, collect all those lucky charms and see yourself as a 5 Card Cash winner.

Playing 5 Card Cash is super thrilling and obviously easy, depending on the theme and structure it follows. Just ask your Maryland Lottery retailer for a 5 Card Cash ticket worth $2, and you will receive a ticket printed with five randomly selected card symbols from a standard deck of playing cards. The game will help you win $100,000 for matching five of five original winning cards, up to a maximum of five tickets.

The Maryland Lottery provides you with 2 different ways to bag a lottery prize on a single ticket.

To grab an Instant Win, your ticket should show a pair of Jacks or better. You may get your tickets immediately encashed and get an exchange ticket with the same cards to hold for the evening daily draw. Or you also have the option of waiting until the next draw to get the ticket encashed.

Now, how to bag the daily draw prize?

Each evening, every single day, the lottery draws 5 cards from a standard 52 card deck. You can win by matching 2, 3, 4, or 5 of the randomly drawn cards including the same suit and rank. Be careful players, your lottery tickets are not liable to be canceled.

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

Maryland 5 Card Cash Playing Options

  • Ask your lottery retailer for the 5 Card Cash Numbers and get your tickets printed leaving the rest to your luck.

Drawing Date and Time for Maryland 5 Card Cash

The 5 Card Cash drawings are held every day.

  • The Maryland 5 Card Cash lottery holds the draw every day approximately at 7:56 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and from 8:22 to 8:30 p.m. on Sundays.

Official Results Of Maryland 5 Card Cash Lottery

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized Maryland Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.
  • Or you can also call on 410-230-8830 to check your winning numbers.

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Get a 5 Card Cash lottery ticket worth $2. And receive a ticket printed with 5 randomly selected cards from a standard deck of 52 cards. The game offers 2 ways to win over a single playslip, giving you a chance of winning up to $10,000.

Maryland 5 Card Cash winnings are valid until 182 days from the date of draw. You need to claim your winnings within the stipulated time, otherwise, the winnings will be fortified.

No, 5 Card Cash tickets are not liable to be canceled. This is why it is highly advised to check your ticket carefully before leaving the retailer and sign the back of it for proper authentication.

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Rules Governing 5 Card Cash

  • You must be 18 years or more to purchase Maryland Lottery games.
  • Players are responsible to ensure the accuracy of their tickets, not the retailers or authorities.
  • Players need to claim their winnings within a valid time period of 182 days else their winnings will be fortified.
  • The Maryland Lottery imposes 24% Federal taxes and 8.95% State Taxes for prizes over $5,000.
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Claiming a Prize from the 5 Card Cash Lottery

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  • As per the rules by Maryland Lottery, your original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
  • Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.

Quick Facts

  • Game type:Poker Game
  • Game Format: 5/52
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Maryland only
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 7:56 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $10,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $3
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 2,598,960
  • Game add-on option: Instant Win
  • Ticket cost: $2
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum and annuity
  • Lottery operator: Maryland Lottery

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