5 Card Cash

How to Play 5 Card Cash

  • 5 Card Cash is only available in Kentucky and is drawn daily.
  • Each 5 Card Cash play costs $2. Only one play will be printed on a ticket.
  • Each ticket 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 ticket is eligible for a chance for both an instant win at the time of purchase and for the nightly draw. Tickets cannot be cancelled.


Instant Win Prize Structure

MATCH PRIZE ODDS PER PLAY
Royal Flush
Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the SAME suit
$5,000 1:649,740
Straight Flush
Any 5 card symbols in consecutive rank of the SAME suit
$500 1:72,193
4 of a Kind
4 card symbols of the SAME rank
$200 1:4,165
Full House
Any 3 of a kind + a pair
$75 1:694
Flush
Any 5 card symbols of the SAME suit
(not consecutive)
$50 1:509
Straight
Any 5 card symbols in consecutive rank not all of the SAME suit
$20 1:255
3 of a Kind
Any 3 card symbols of the SAME rank
$5 1:47
2 Pair
2 pairs of card symbols of the SAME rank
$3 1:21
Pair of 8s or Better
2 Eights, 2 Nines, 2 Tens, 2 Jacks,  2 Queens, 2 Kings, or 2 Aces
Free 5 Card Cash Play 1:4.4

Draw Win Prize Structure

MATCH PRIZE ODDS PER PLAY
MATCH 5 $100,000* 1:2,598,960
MATCH 4 $500 1:11,059
MATCH 3 $25 1:240
MATCH 2 $3 1:16

Draw Schedule
5 Card Cash drawings are conducted every day, about 11:00pm ET / 10:00pm CT. Watch the drawing.

 

Instant Win

  • 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 at the bottom of your ticket below the Instant Win and Draw Win prize tables.
  • The time the ticket was printed will be at the top of each ticket.

 

Draw Win

  • Five winning card symbols are drawn nightly.
  • Match 2 - 5 of the card symbols drawn to the card symbols on your ticket to win a specified prize.
  • Each ticket is valid for one draw only. Multi-draw and Play It Again are not available for this game.

 

Claiming Your Prize
Congratulations, you won! Learn how to claim a prize.
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.
Only one instant win prize per ticket 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 ticket may be won, and a player is entitled to only the highest or top-ranked prize for card symbols matched. Prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing.
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 prize will be automatically combined.

 

Rules
All matters and claims relating to 5 Card Cash, including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims are governed by Kentucky law and the official 5 Card Cash Rules and Regulations.



Players must be at least 18 years old to play.

Once a ticket has been printed, it cannot be cancelled.

Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery stand as drawn. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium.  The Kentucky Lottery makes no expressed or implied warranties or representation of any kind as to the content, accuracy, completeness, reliability, or timeliness of the information contained on this web site or any link provided herein.

*Top prize is subject to a liability cap. 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 ($400,000) liability cap. See Official Rules for details.