Kentucky Cash Ball 225

How to Play Cash Ball 225

  • Cash Ball 225 is only available in Kentucky and is drawn daily.
  • Each Cash Ball 225 play costs $1.
  • Choose four white balls (1 - 35) and one Cash Ball (1 - 25) or select Quick Pick to let the computer randomly select your numbers.
  • Choose the number of drawings you want to play.
  • For an additional $1 per play, add EZmatch for a chance to win up to $500 instantly.

Match Prize* Odds per Play
$225,000 1 : 1,309,000
$2,250 1 : 54,542
$225 1 : 10,556
$50 1 : 440
$25 1 : 469
$1 1 : 20
$5 1 : 73
Free Play 1 : 42

EZmatch Estimated Odds**

Prize Winners in 420,000 (Per Pool) Estimated Odds
$500 1 1:84,000
$250 1 1:84,000
$100 8 1:10,500
$50 25 1:3,360
$20 60 1:1,400
$10 820 1:102.44
$5 280 1:300
$4 1200 1:70
$3 6000 1:14
$2 9100 1:9.23
Overall   1:4.8

What is Cash Ball 225?

This lottery draw game is exclusive to Kentucky and has a top prize of $225,000! 

Draw Schedule

Cash Ball 225 drawings are conducted every day, about 11:00pm ET / 10:00pm CT.


For an additional $1 per Cash Ball 225 play, EZmatch gives you a chance to win up to $500 instantly, in addition to your chance to win in the nightly drawing.

Five EZmatch numbers and instant prize amounts will print below the Cash Ball 225 numbers on your ticket. Match the first four EZmatch numbers on your ticket with your first four Cash Ball 225 numbers and/or the EZmatch Cash Ball number (designated with a CB) to your Kentucky Cash Ball Number and instantly win the prize amount shown. Results determined at the time of purchase, not by drawing.

EZmatch is not available for purchase online.

If a playslip contains multiple plays and EZmatch is added to one or more of those plays, a separate ticket will print for each play on that playslip.

If purchasing a Multi-Draw ticket and adding EZmatch, the EZmatch play(s) will only apply to the next available drawing and will not apply to any subsequent drawings. The plays with EZmatch will each print on a separate ticket, and will indiciate the number of drawings wagered. 

Play it Again

Really like your numbers? Play them again! Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite Cash Ball 225 numbers. No need to fill out or keep your play slip. Just hand the store clerk your ticket and ask to “Play it Again”! If a Cash Ball wager with EZmatch is replayed, the Cash Ball numbers on the new wager shall be the same Cash Ball numbers from the replayed wager, however, a new set of EZmatch numbers and associated prize amounts will be generated for the new ticket.

Claiming Your Prize At Retail

You won! Congratulations. Cash Ball 225 prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing. Learn how to claim a prize.

Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after drawing date. Instant prizes won on EZmatch must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing date printed on the ticket.

A play slip does not constitute evidence of a winning ticket or the numbers selected; players must present a valid ticket in order to claim a prize.


All matters and claims relating to Kentucky Cash Ball 225, including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims are governed by Kentucky law and the official rules of Kentucky  Cash Ball 225. 

Read Game Rules.

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.

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 express 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.

* Maximum payout liability for the top prize is $1,000,000 for each drawing. See Cash Ball 225 Rules for details. 

** EZmatch is a game of chance, and the outcome is determined by the system at the time of purchase, not by a drawing. Prize structure will replenish automatically when top tier prize is exhausted. The prize structure and odds of winning are subject to change as tickets are sold, prizes are claimed, and the prize structure is replenished. See Game Rules for details.