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How to Play Cash 5

What’s better than winning a jackpot worth $125,000, all in cash, which keeps on growing until there’s a winner, by just investing $1. Yes, this is what playing Pennsylvania Cash 5 will make you reap! Cash 5 is one of those few jackpot lotteries that draws from Monday to Sunday, features a jackpot that rolls up with each draw until there is a winner, and some really favorable odds of 1 in 962,598. The Pennsylvania Lottery allows you to purchase Cash 5 tickets for up to seven draws in advance, thereby increasing your chances to win! Quite fascinating? Start picking your winning numbers today!

Playing Pennsylvania Cash 5 is super easy and super rewarding! All you have to do is buy a Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $1, select 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 43 on each game panel, and mark it on your playslip. Or you can opt for Quick Pick to get your numbers randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected Cash 5 numbers match the drawn numbers, you bag the winning lottery prizes.

To increase your Cash 5 payouts, the Pennsylvania Lottery also provides you with an extra feature, known as Quick Cash. It is an instant win game that prints with every Cash 5 ticket and offers a chance to win $2 to $6. 

Wish you had the chance of playing your Pennsylvania lottery numbers in advance? Well, your wish is granted! The Lottery lets you play the Cash 5 numbers for up to 7 consecutive draws, all in advance so that you get that one lucky chance to bag a prize.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get a lottery ticket for 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 Cash 5: 5/43
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

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

Drawing Schedule Of Pennsylvania Cash 5 Lottery

  • Monday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 6:59 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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Pennsylvania Cash 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.

Lottery Results

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Just buy a Pennsylvania lottery ticket for $1 and select 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 43 and mark it on your playslip. Or you can also opt for an Easy Pick to let the terminal randomly generate numbers for you. If your selected numbers match the winning numbers, you bag the Cash 5 winning prizes.

Your Pennsylvania Cash 5 prizes can be claimed within a period of 365 days from the date of the drawing. If not redeemed within the stipulated time, the winnings are fortified.

Yes, you can play your Pennsylvania Cash 5 numbers for a future date, within 7 days of purchase by just asking the retailer for the Advance Play feature on your lottery ticket.

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Rules Governing Cash 5

  • The legal age of playing Pennsylvania Cash 5 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Cash 5 tickets in Pennsylvania is 6:57 p.m. daily on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Cash 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 Cash 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: 5/43
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Pennsylvania
  • Game draw days and time: Every day after 6:59 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $125,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $1
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 962,598
  • Game add-on option: Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Pennsylvania Lottery

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