Virginia Cash 5

Next estimated jackpot:

$851,000

Thinking of entering the Virginia Cash 5 lottery? Have a look on this page first and take a look at the Virginia Cash 5 lottery game details. Learn how to play, find out how to claim if you win a prize, and discover the latest lottery numbers.

Draws take place every day at 11:00 PM ET.

Latest Draw

Tuesday, May 28 2024

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Virginia Cash 5 Overview

Virginia Cash 5 puts up a jackpot of at least $100,000 every single day. It keeps growing until it is won, so it can be far higher.

  • To play, you have to select five numbers between 1 and 41.
  • There are four different ways to win, with fixed prizes for matching two, three or four numbers. The jackpot is paid out if anyone matches all five numbers. It is divided equally if there are multiple winners. If nobody wins, the grand prize rolls over to the next draw.
  • Tickets cost $1 per play, but there is also the option to add EZ Match for an additional $1. EZ Match gives you the opportunity to win instant prizes as you buy your tickets.

Virginia Cash 5 & Texas Cash 5 Comparison

Draw Days

Starting Jackpot

Record Jackpot

Ticket Price

Next Jackpot

Virginia Cash 5 logo

Virginia Cash 5

Everyday

$100,000

$1,008,842

$1

$851,000

Texas Cash 5 logo

Texas Cash 5

6x Weekly

$25,000

$366,490

$1

$25,000

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Statistics

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Virginia Cash 5 Odds Table

Players must pick 5 balls from a pool of 41 numbers.

Numbers Matched Odds (Rounded) Prize
5 Numbers 1 in 749,398 Jackpot - Minimum $100,000
4 Numbers 1 in 4,163 $200
3 Numbers 1 in 119 $5
2 Numbers 1 in 10.5 $1
The overall Virginia Cash 5 odds are approx. 1 in 10

EZ Match

If you play EZ Match, a set five EZ Match numbers will be randomly generated and printed on your Cash 5 ticket, accompanied by a prize value. If any of these numbers match the numbers you have selected, you win the associated prize amount. The prize values and odds of winning are shown below.

Prize Odds
$500 1 in 84,000
$250 1 in 42,000
$100 1 in 12,000
$50 1 in 4,200
$20 1 in 1,680
$15 1 in 1,050
$10 1 in 112
$5 1 in 280
$4 1 in 76
$3 1 in 13.6
$2 1 in 9.4
Approx. Overall Odds: 1 in 4.82

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Biggest Virginia Cash 5 Jackpot

Jackpot iconJackpot: $1,008,842

Calendar iconDate: January 20, 2022

Winner iconLocation: Virginia Beach

The largest Virginia Cash 5 jackpot was won in 2022 and it was worth $1,008,842. The grand prize was equally shared by a group of seven friends. The lucky ticket was bought at the Food Lion in the Great Neck Village Shopping Center on North Great Neck Road.

Cash 5 History

Cash 5 launched in Virginia in February 1993, with draws initially taking place twice a week and players required to pick five numbers from 1 to 34. EZ Match was introduced on October 26, 2020. The jackpot crossed the $1 million mark for the first time on January 20, 2022, when a single ticket won a record prize of $1,008,842.

How to Claim a Prize

The procedure for claiming prizes depends on how much you have won, but you must always make your claim within 180 days of the draw date.

Up to $600

If you win a non-jackpot prize in Cash 5, the simplest way to claim your money is to visit a Virginia Lottery retailer. If they do not have enough cash available, they will still be able to pay you with a check or money order. Alternatively, you can mail your ticket to the Virginia Lottery. You should sign the back of it and use registered mail. It is also recommended that you keep a copy of both the front and back of the ticket. The address you need is as follows:

Virginia Lottery Claims
P.O. Box 1254,
Richmond, VA 23218-1254

Over $600

You can claim prizes of more than $600 by mail, or take it to a customer service center. You will need to submit a valid government-issued photo ID and proof of your Social Security number. The claim centers are situated in Richmond, Harrisonburg, Hampton, Abingdon, Roanoke, Woodbridge and Farmville.

Virginia Cash 5 Quick Stats

Hot and cold numbers are a group of the possible numbers you can select that have been picked a lot (Hot) and not so much (Cold) in the last few draws. You can find more of these and more statistics using the button below.

Hot Numbers

  • 4
  • 25
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  • 30
  • 24

Cold Numbers

  • 14
  • 17
  • 18
  • 44
  • 2

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