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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.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in 5 Card Cash: 1/49
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 1 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 Maryland 5 Card Cash lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Maryland 5 Card Cash Lottery

  • Monday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 12:28 PM & 7:56 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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Maryland 5 Card Cash offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 7 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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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

  • The legal age of playing Maryland 5 Card Cash is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying 5 Card Cash tickets in Maryland is on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a 5 Card Cash ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 182 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the 5 Card Cash 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: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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