Monday - Saturday
How to Play
Each play costs $2.
You can purchase up to 5 plays on one ticket.
Each play is a quick pick play with 5 card symbols selected from a field of 52 card symbols.
No card knowledge or skill is needed to play.
Each play is eligible for both an instant win at the time of purchase and for the nightly draw (except Sunday).
Tickets can be purchased 7 days a week.
Tickets cannot be cancelled.
- Win instantly at the time of purchase if the card symbols on your ticket match a specified winning hand from the prize structure.
- If your ticket is an instant winner, a chime will play at the terminal where the ticket is produced and "INSTANT WIN" will be printed below your card symbols.
- The time the ticket was printed will be at the top of each ticket.
Instant Win Prize Structure
|MATCH||PRIZE||ODDS PER PLAY|
(rounded to the nearest whole number)
Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the SAME suit
Any 5 card symbols in consecutive rank of the SAME suit
|4 of a Kind
4 card symbols of the SAME rank
Any 3 of a kind + a pair
Any 5 card symbols of the SAME suit
Any 5 card symbols in consecutive rank not all of the SAME suit
|3 of a Kind
Any 3 card symbols of the SAME rank
2 pairs of card symbols of the SAME rank
|Pair of 9s or Better
2 Nines, 2 Tens, 2 Jacks, 2 Queens, 2 Kings, or 2 Aces
|Free 5 Card Cash Play||1:5.1|
Ranking of playing card symbols from lowest to highest: (A, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, J, Q, K, A)
Overall odds of winning any instant prize is 1: 3.7
- Five winning card symbols are drawn nightly (except Sunday).
Match 2 - 5 of the card symbols drawn to the card symbols on your ticket to win a specified prize.
Drawings are 6 days a week Monday - Saturday; 11 p.m. (ET).
Each ticket is valid for one draw only, multi-draw and play it again are not available for this game.
The drawing for tickets purchased on Sunday will be on Monday night.
Draw Win Prize Structure
|Match||ODDS PER PLAY|
(rounded to the nearest whole number)
Overall odds of winning a cash prize = 1:15
*When the total number of plays winning the top prize in a single drawing exceeds four (4), players holding each top prize winning play will receive an equal share of the four hundred thousand dollar ($400,000) liability cap.
Combined overall probability of winning a prize (including a Free Ticket) = 1 : 3.13
How to Find Out if You Have Won
5 Card Cash drawings take place Monday - Saturday at approximately 11 pm (ET) 10 pm (CT). Winning card symbols are published in your local newspapers, broadcast on local radio stations, posted at Kentucky Lottery 5 Card Cash retailers, and posted on our website at kylottery.com.
Claiming Your Prize
Only one instant win prize per play may be won, and a player is entitled to only the highest or top-ranked instant win prize available for that play. Only one draw win prize per play may be won, and a player is entitled to only the highest or top-ranked prize for card symbols matched. If a multi-hand ticket has more than one "free play" win, the free plays will print separately. To claim a prize, sign the back of your winning ticket. Prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing. Prizes up to $600 may be redeemed at any Kentucky Lottery retailer. Prizes up to $5,000 may be claimed at any authorized cashing agent or by mailing your winning ticket and a completed claim form (available at any Lottery retailer) to the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, Claims Dept. 100, Louisville, KY 40287-0001. Prizes up to $25,000 may be claimed at selected Kentucky Lottery Regional Offices, and prizes over $25,000 must be claimed at the Kentucky Lottery Headquarters at 1011 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202.
Redeem instant win prizes immediately or save until after the drawing. If an instant prize is redeemed prior to the drawing associated with the ticket of purchase, an EXCHANGE ticket will be issued. If an instant win prize is redeemed after the drawing associated with the ticket of purchase, the instant win prize and draw win prizes will be automatically combined. All instant win prizes won on a ticket must be claimed together, and all draw win prizes won on a ticket must be claimed together.
Both instant win and draw win prizes must be claimed within 180 days following the date of the drawing which appears on the winning ticket or Exchange ticket.
See the official 5 Card Cash rules for complete details relating to 5 Card Cash. Claims relating to Kentucky's 5 Card Cash are governed by Kentucky law and the official rules and regulations and procedures for Kentucky's 5 Card Cash which contain the sole and exclusive remedy for such claims. Complete game rules are available from the Kentucky Lottery Corporation upon request by calling CUSTOMER SERVICE at 502-560-1500. PLAYERS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO PLAY.
Play It Again Feature NOT Available for this Game!