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How to Play match 5

Mississippi Match 5, also popularly known as MS Match 5, a 5 Ball Numbers Game, recently added by the Mississippi Lottery! The MS Lottery exclusive is the first draw game in the state with a rolling jackpot starting at $50,000 and also is one of the easiest lottery games to win in the USA.

Grab your MS Match lottery ticket for just $2 per play! For each play in the game, you have to pick 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 35. Or you also have the option of selecting Quick Pick, if you prefer playing numbers randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected numbers match the drawn winning lottery numbers, you get to bag the MS Match 5 prizes. The game also features a Multiplier that gives you the option of increasing your non-jackpot prizes by up to five times! So, what's holding you up, grab your Match 5 lottery tickets and get ready to become a winner!

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in match 5: 5/35
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

Add On Games


Wished you could attract more luck to your non-jackpot lottery winnings? The MS Lottery does grant your wish! For an additional $1 per game, you can increase your non-jackpot prizes by two, three, four, or even five times by selecting the Multiplier option on your playslip or by asking the retailer for the Multiplier option. Each purchased playslip is randomly assigned by a Multiplier, but you've got to fill in the Multiplier box if you want to multiply your lottery winnings.

Adding to your ways to win, the Mississippi Lottery gives you the chance of purchasing lottery tickets for up to 24 consecutive drawings including the current drawing by choosing Multi-Draw ($2 per play per drawing, or if Multiplier is selected, $3 per play per drawing). Remember your tickets will only be valid for the draw dates shown on the front of the 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 Mississippi match 5 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Mississippi match 5 Lottery

  • Tuesday 9:30 PM CT -12
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  • Thursday 9:30 PM CT -12
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  • Saturday 9:30 PM CT -12
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Mississippi match 5 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 24 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Rules Governing match 5

  • The legal age of playing Mississippi match 5 is 21 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying match 5 tickets in Mississippi is Every Day at 9:00 PM Central Time on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a match 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 match 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 Numbers Game
  • Game Format: 5/35
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Mississippi only
  • Game draw days and time: Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 10:00 PM CT
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $50,000
  • Minimum cash prize: - $10
  • Minimum age to play: 21
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 324,632
  • Game add-on option: Multiplier
  • Ticket cost: $2
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Mississippi Lottery

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