Cash 5

Cash 5 with EZ Match is a game you'll only find in Virginia. Lottery fans have a shot at winning a jackpot that starts at $200,000 and continues growing until someone wins. Draws take place every week at 11:00 PM ET. There is a break in ticket sales before each draw, so complete your purchase before 10:45 PM to play that evening's draw. If you'd like a chance at an instant cash prize, try the EZ Match add-on for $1 more and you could hit up to $500 on the spot.

How to Play

Select your five lucky numbers from 1 to 45, or to play even faster, opt for Easy Pick to have the lottery terminal generate the numbers at random. It costs $1 to play and you can play six times on each playslip.

Add the EZ Match option for an extra $1 per play for the chance to hit cash prizes of up to $500 instantly. Five random EZ Match numbers will print on your ticket, and if any of them matches any of your Cash 5 numbers, you win the prize shown on the ticket - and you can win multiple times on each play. EZ Match prizes can be paid out immediately with no need to wait for the main draw.

Multi-Draw is the most convenient way to enter up to 91 consecutive draws. If you add EZ Match, your ticket is eligible for one instant win per Multi-Draw ticket. You can also choose a Future Draw date up to 90 days in the future. Or play your favorite numbers up to 20 times using Repeat Play.

Cash 5 Prizes and Odds

In the table below, you'll find the Cash 5 prizes available and the odds of taking them home. Win the jackpot if you match all five numbers drawn - the top prize starts at $200,000 and keeps rolling until someone wins it. You can also win a cash payout if you match 2, 3, or 4 numbers. In the second table, you'll find the EZ Match prizes and odds.

VA Cash 5 Prizes and Odds of Winning
Match Prize Odds of Winning
5 Jackpot* 1,221,759
4 $200 6,109
3 $5 156.6
2 $1 12.4
*If there are multiple winners, the top prize will be shared equally (pari-mutuel).
Overall odds of winning a Cash 5 prize are 1 in 11.44.

EZ Match Prizes and Odds

If you added the EZ Match option to your Cash 5 play for an extra $1, you could win up to $500 on the spot if any of the EZ Match numbers matches any of the Cash 5 numbers. Check out the EZ Match payouts you could take home - you can even win more than once on each ticket.

VA EZ Match Prizes and Odds of Winning
Prize Odds of Winning
$500 84,000
$250 42,000
$100 12,000
$50 4,200
$20 1,680
$15 1,050
$10 112
$5 280
$4 76
$3 13.6
$2 9.4
Overall odds of winning an EZ Match prize are 1 in 4.82.
Overall odds of winning a Cash 5 with EZ Match prize are 1 in 3.61.