General information about Cash 25 West Virginia
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 1990, or 30 years, 11 months and 17 days ago. WV Lottery Cash 25 is currently available only in West Virginia. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as WV Lottery Cash 25. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by West Virginia Lottery. In case you want to know more about West Virginia Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.wvlottery.com. WV Cash 25 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, West Virginia Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- HQ: 900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Charleston, WV 25302
- HQ Phone number: 800-982-2274
- Email: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check WV Cash 25 results
WV Cash 25 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of West Virginia Lottery in Charleston. At the moment, draws are held four times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 6:59 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 9, 1990, or 30 years, 11 months and 17 days ago.
How it works: picking up WV Cash 25 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 25. As you can see, players are to choose six main WV Cash 25 numbers from the range between 1 and 25 WV Cash 25 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
Cash 25 West Virginia winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that WV Lottery Cash 25 is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $25,000. 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 177,100. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six WV Cash 25 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 177,100
1 : 1,555
1 : 69
1 : 9
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 7,5.
Cash 25 West Virginia 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 WV Cash 25 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 02, 11, 19, 08, 10, and 21. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 15, 20, 23, 25, 06, and 16.
Payouts of Cash 25 West Virginia prizes
Keep in mind that WV Lottery Cash 25 jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Like other prizes over $600, it can be claimed at the HQ in Charleston or the regional office in Weirton. Prizes of $600 or less are payable at most lottery retailer locations. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. Unfortunately, WV Lottery Cash 25 winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 25% for federal taxes and 6.5% for West Virginia state taxes from prizes greater than $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 WV Cash 25 results.