General information about Cash Five Texas Lottery
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in October, 1995, or 23 years, 10 months and 5 days ago. Cash 5 Texas is currently available only in this state. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Cash 5 Texas. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Texas Lottery. In case you want to know more about Texas Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.txlottery.org/export/sites/lottery/index.html. Texas Cash Five results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Texas Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Customer Service: 800-37 Lotto (800-375-6886)
- HQ: 611 E. 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Texas Cash Five results
Texas Cash Five results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Texas Lottery in Austin. At the moment, draws are held six a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week except Sunday, at 10:12 PM Central Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on October 13, 1995, or 23 years, 10 months and 5 days ago.
How it works: picking up Texas Cash Five numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 37. As you can see, players are to choose five main Texas Cash Five numbers from the range between 1 and 37 Texas Cash Five numbers.
Cash Five Texas Lottery winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A noteworthy thing is that the value of the top prize is not specified as it depends on the general amount of tickets sold. In any case, the top prize is not that big. Most often, it reaches the amount of approximately $20,000, but this is not always the case. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 435,897. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Texas Cash Five numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 435,897
1 : 2,724
1 : 88
1 : 9
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9.
Cash Five Texas Lottery prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Texas Cash Five numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 14, 09, 18, 32, and 06. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 35, 07, 19, 21, and 25.
Payouts of Cash Five Texas Lottery prizes
Keep in mind that Cash 5 Texas jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Like other prizes up to and including $2,500,000, it can be claimed at the operator's main office, as well as regional prize centers. Tickets for prizes up to and including $599 can also be presented at lottery retailer locations. Unfortunately, Cash 5 Texas winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 24% in federal tax from prizes over $5,000. 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 Texas Cash Five results.