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How to Play Take 5

Take 5 is one of those super exciting lotteries that are super thrilling to win! Among the rest of the New York lotteries, Take 5 is known to offer the best overall odds of taking home a NY Lottery prize. To add more fun to your existing ticket the lottery lets you grab Instant Win for an additional $1. And if your existing lottery ticket is worth way too much confidence, you have the option of playing the exact same ticket by just asking for Play It Again! So what is holding up your hands, grab a Take 5 ticket and crack the jackpot against the most favorable odds of 1 in 575,757! The drawings for the game are held twice every day thereby multiplying your possibilities to win!

Playing Take 5 is super easy and fun! Just grab a NY Lottery ticket for $1 per play and select five numbers from a pool of 1 to 39 and mark it on your playslip. 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 numbers, you bag the winning lottery prizes.

Want to add some instant fun to your lottery ticket? Matching one or more of your numbers to any of the Instant Win numbers will make you bag lottery prizes instantly for an additional $1!. Despite playing the Instant Win, your ticket is still eligible for the nightly drawings.

Not limiting your options to win the game, NY Lottery allows you to play consecutive draws, including the next draw by just marking the box next to the number of draws you want to play in the Multi-Draw area of the playslip. You have the option of playing up to 7 consecutive Take 5 draws on a single playslip.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get your lottery ticket with your selected numbers. 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.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Take 5: 5/39
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

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Play It Again

Feeling confident over your chosen lottery numbers? Well, the New York Lottery gives you the chance of playing your existing Take 5 ticket all over again by just asking for Play It Again. Choosing this option you will get the same lottery ticket printed again including the same lottery numbers, draw times, add-on options, etc. You will get an identical Take 5 ticket for the next drawing by just submitting the original ticket within 30 days to the retailer.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

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

Drawing Schedule Of New York Take 5 Lottery

  • Monday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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  • Tuesday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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  • Wednesday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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  • Thursday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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  • Friday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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  • Saturday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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  • Sunday 2:30 PM & 10:30 PM ET -12
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Multi-Draws

New York Take 5 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.

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Playing New York Take 5 is super fun and highly rewarding. Just grab a Take 5 ticket worth $1, select 5 numbers from a pool of 1 to 39, and mark it on your playslip. Or you also have the option of selecting Quick Pick, if you prefer playing randomly generated numbers by the terminal. If your selected numbers match the drawn numbers, you bag the winning lottery prizes. To make your game more exciting the NY Lottery also offers you add-on options like Instant Win, Play It Again and Advance Play that lets you bag instant lottery prizes, have an identical ticket to Play It Again, and have the chance to play for up to 7 consecutive draws. Grab your winning Take 5 ticket now!

The New York Take 5 draws are held every day at 10:30 p.m. ET. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets by 10:20 pm ET, every night.

You can add instant fun to your lottery game by just adding Instant Win to your ticket for an additional $1. Matching one or more of your numbers to any of the Instant Win numbers will make you bag exciting lottery prizes.

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Rules Governing Take 5

  • The legal age of playing New York Take 5 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Take 5 tickets in New York is Everyday at 2:15 PM Eastern Time and 10:20 PM Eastern Time on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Take 5 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 365 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Take 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: 5/39
  • Game availability:Exclusively available in New York only
  • Game draw days and time: Everyday at 2:15 PM Eastern Time and 10:20 PM Eastern Time
  • Minimum jackpot amount: Based on the chances of winning
  • Minimum cash prize: N/A
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 575,757.00
  • Game add-on option: Instant Win, Play It Again, Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum and Annuity
  • Lottery operator: New York Lottery

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