General information about VA Lottery Cash 5
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 1993, or 26 years, 10 months and 3 days ago. Cash Five VA is currently available only in Virginia. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Cash Five VA. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Virginia Lottery. In case you want to know more about Virginia Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.valottery.com. Cash 5 VA results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Virginia Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Customer Support: (804) 692-7777
- HQ address: 600 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
- HQ phone number: (804)692-7000
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Cash 5 VA results
Cash 5 VA results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Virginia Lottery in Richmond. At the moment, draws are held 14 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 2:00 PM and 11:00 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 5, 1993, or 26 years, 10 months and 3 days ago.
How it works: picking up Cash 5 VA numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 34. As you can see, players are to choose five main Cash 5 VA numbers from the range between 1 and 34 Cash 5 VA numbers.
VA Lottery Cash 5 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers three prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Cash Five VA is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $100,000. Luckily, the fact that the jackpot is quite modest is compensated by indeed high winning odds! As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 278,256. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Cash 5 VA numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 278,256
1 : 1,919
1 : 69
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9.
VA Lottery Cash 5 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $.25, but it is also possible to increase your wager up to $.50 or $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Cash 5 VA numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 11, 26, 27, 33, 14 (Day) and 01, 04, 10, 11, 28 (Evening). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 03, 16, 18, 12, 34 (Day) and 09, 12, 16, 24, 31 (Evening).
Payouts of VA Lottery Cash 5 prizes
Keep in mind that Cash Five VA jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. In order to receive it, you will have to personally visit either the operator's main office or one of the regional prize centers. This applies to prizes of other categories, while amounts under $600 are also payable by lottery retailer locations. Unfortunately, Cash Five VA winnings are subject to taxation: if the winning amount exceeds $5,000, these are 24% for federal taxes and 4% for state taxes. 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 VA results.