Kentucky 5 is an upcoming lottery that will take place daily and offer a jackpot of at least $40,000. The grand prize could potentially climb far higher, while you can also win for matching three or four out of five numbers. An Xtra feature is also available if you want to give yourself even more chances to win.
How to Play
You'll need to follow the steps below to play Kentucky 5. You can buy tickets from lottery retailers in Kentucky, or take part online.
- Select five numbers from 1 to 39, or go for a Quick pick to get a random set
- Choose how many consecutive drawings you want to play
- Decide whether to add Xtra to your ticket
Each play will cost $1, with an additional fee if you add Xtra.
Prizes and Odds of Winning
The table below shows the different ways to win in Kentucky 5, along with the odds for each category. The jackpot will start at $40,000 and grow a minimum of $5,000 each day until it is won.
|Winning Tier||Odds of Winning|
|Match 5 of 5||1 in 575,757|
|Match 4 of 5||1 in 3,387|
|Match 3 of 5||1 in 103|
If you add Xtra to your ticket, it increases your chances of winning as there is an additional prize tier for matching just two numbers. It could also potentially boost the value of any payout you win, as it multiplies winnings for the Match 3 and Match 4 prizes.
More about Kentucky 5
More information about Kentucky's newest state lottery will be revealed in time, including the prize values for Match 3 and Match 4 winners. The game will launch in November.