General information about Cash 5 CO
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in September, 1996, or 23 years, 10 months and 20 days ago. Cash Five CO is currently available only in Colorado. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Cash Five CO. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Colorado Lottery. In case you want to know more about Colorado Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.coloradolottery.com/en. Colorado Cash 5 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Colorado Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Toll-Free phone number: 1.800.999.2959
- Pueblo Claims Center HQ: 225 N Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Colorado Cash 5 results
Colorado Cash 5 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Colorado Lottery in Pueblo. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 7:35 PM Mountain Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on September 20, 1996, or 23 years, 10 months and 20 days ago.
How it works: picking up Colorado Cash 5 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 32. As you can see, players are to choose five main Colorado Cash 5 numbers from the range between 1 and 32 Colorado Cash 5 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
Cash 5 CO winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Cash Five CO is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $20,000. 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 201,376. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Colorado Cash 5 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 201,376
1 : 1,492
1 : 58
1 : 7
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 6,5.
Cash 5 CO 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 EZ Match. For an extra $1, players can win up to $500 if some of their main numbers match the EZ Match number. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Colorado Cash 5 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 15, 30, 08, 10, 22, and 25. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 31, 26, 17, 01, 24, and 20.
Payouts of Cash 5 CO prizes
Keep in mind that Cash Five CO jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. In order to receive it, the winner is to come to the Colorado Lottery Claim Center. Prizes of other categories can be redeemed at the operator's four Lottery Claim Centers. The claim form and the signed ticket can also be sent by mail. Unfortunately, Cash Five CO winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 25% federal tax and 4% state tax. 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 Colorado Cash 5 results.