Cash 5 with Quick Cash
Cash 5 is the Pennsylvania Lottery's longest-running draw game, with a jackpot that often rolls into hundreds of thousands of dollars. There are no annuity payments — if you win the top prize, you get the whole thing free and clear in one payout! With no caps or limits on the jackpot, it keeps climbing until someone hits it by matching all five numbers.
The Quick Cash instant win feature is included with every Cash 5 purchase. Players receive a separate Quick Cash ticket and can win an immediate $2 or $6 cash payout. The cost of a Cash 5 with Quick Cash play is $2.
The Cash 5 drawing is held every evening at 6:59 pm ET, seven days a week. To enter that evening's draw, make sure to purchase your tickets before sales end at 6:57 pm. Otherwise, you'll be entered in the next night's draw.
How to Play
Each play costs $2.00, and you can enter up to five times per playslip. Simply pick five numbers from 1 to 43 for each Cash 5 play, or let Quick Pick choose them for you.
A Quick Cash instant win ticket is also included automatically.
If you'd like to play your lucky numbers more than once, you can enter up to seven consecutive drawings in advance.
You'll receive a Cash 5 ticket and a Quick Cash ticket. You can score a prize on the spot with Quick Cash, and also have the chance to win a Cash 5 payout when the draw rolls around.
Prizes and Odds of Winning
Check the table below for prizes and chances of winning on each Cash 5 level.
Please note that the Match 2 fourth prize tier amount (a fixed $1.00 per winner) is deducted from the total prize pool, and the remaining pool is split between the other three prize levels according to the percentage shown in the Prize Distribution column.
Other than the fourth prize tier, each prize level will be divided equally if there is more than one winner on that tier.
|Match||Prize Distribution*||Odds of Winning**|
|5 of 5||67.94% after subtracting 4th prize||1 in 962,598|
|4 of 5||11.90% after subtracting 4th prize||1 in 5,066|
|3 of 5||20.16% after subtracting 4th prize||1 in 136.93|
|2 of 5||$1 (fixed prize amount)||1 in 11.41|
|*The 4th prize tier (match 2) is a fixed $1 prize. These prizes are deducted from the prize pool & the remaining pool is divided between the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd prize levels. If there is more than one winner who matches 5, 4, or 3 numbers, the prize amount for that category will be split equally among all winners.
**Overall chances of winning a prize are 1 in 10.51.
Quick Cash Prizes and Odds
With your Quick Cash instant win ticket, you can take home an immediate $2 or $6 prize - there's no need to wait for the draw. And if you win a Quick Cash payout, you can still hit a Cash 5 prize in the nightly draw too. The chances of winning on the Quick Cash game are 1 in 4.71.