General information about Cash 5 Lottery Indiana
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in November, 2012, or 6 years, 5 months and 18 days ago. Cash Five IN is currently available only in Indiana. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Cash Five IN. The game-play format used to be different: 5/41. On June 18, 2017, it changed to 5/45, while the starting jackpot was increased to $75,000. The lottery is operated by Hoosier Lottery. In case you want to know more about Hoosier Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.hoosierlottery.com. Cash 5 Indiana results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Hoosier Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Customer Service: 1-800-955-6886
- HQ: 1302 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
- Email: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Cash 5 Indiana results
Cash 5 Indiana results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Hoosier Lottery in Indianapolis. At the moment, draws are held 7 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 11:00 PM ET. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on November 4, 2012, or 6 years, 5 months and 18 days ago.
How it works: picking up Cash 5 Indiana numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 45. As you can see, players are to choose five main Cash 5 Indiana numbers from the range between 1 and 45 Cash 5 Indiana numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers, but players can still choose the EZMatch number.
Cash 5 Lottery Indiana winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Cash Five IN top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $75,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Cash Five IN jackpot ever has reached $1.24 Million. It was set on January 21, 2017, or 2 years, 3 months and 1 day ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 09, 14, 21, 31, and 36. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 1,221,759. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Cash 5 Indiana numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 1,221,759
1 : 6,109
1 : 157
1 : 12
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 11.
Cash 5 Lottery Indiana prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. An important thing to mention is that players have an opportunity to increase their winning odds using the lottery’s multiplier feature, namely EZMatch option. For an additional cost of $1, this is a chance to get an instant prize if one or more of the player's main numbers match the EZMatch numbers. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Cash 5 Indiana numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 14, 34, 39, 28, and 38. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 4, 15, 21, 23, and 27.
Payouts of Cash 5 Lottery Indiana prizes
Keep in mind that Cash Five IN jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. At the moment, it can only be received at the operator's HQ. Prizes of other categories may be redeemed there too, but it is also possible to claim them at regional prize centers and lottery retailers (amounts of $599 and under). Besides, winning tickets can be sent by mail. Unfortunately, Cash Five IN winnings are subject to taxation, although the final tax amount owed depends on the player's personal tax situation. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 180 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Cash 5 Indiana results.