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What is CA Fantasy 5?
California Fantasy 5 is a draw game where the goal is to match your numbers to the numbers selected in the drawing to win cash prizes.
Five numbered balls are drawn from 1 to 39. If all your numbers match the drawn numbers, you win the jackpot.
Each California Fantasy 5 ticket is $1 and drawings are held Mondays through Sundays. All CA Lotto results are available immediately after each drawing.
When are California Fantasy 5 Draw Times?
Sales cut-off time is 6:30 pm PT. Draw time is immediately after the draw entry close.
|Sunday||6:30 pm PT|
|Monday||6:30 pm PT|
|Tuesday||6:30 pm PT|
|Wednesday||6:30 pm PT|
|Thursday||6:30 pm PT|
|Friday||6:30 pm PT|
|Saturday||6:30 pm PT|
How do I Play Fantasy 5?
- PICK YOUR NUMBERS:
Select 5 numbers from 1 to 39. Use a playslip to mark your numbers or mark the Quick Pick (QP) box to randomly select any or all of your numbers for each play.
- BUY YOUR TICKET:
Fantasy 5 tickets cost $1 per play. Your ticket is your receipt.
- PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS:
You can play your numbers for up to 12 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the cashier at the time of your purchase or mark the Advance Play box on your selection slip.
What Can I Win Playing Fantasy Five?
|5 Balls||See Current Draw||1 in 575,757|
|4 Balls||See Current Draw||1 in 3,387|
|3 Balls||See Current Draw||1 in 103|
|2 Balls||See Current Draw||1 in 10|
*If other players also match all five numbers, you’ll share the prize pool in equal amounts. Overall odds of winning are 1 in 9.
CA Fantasy 5 FAQs
A: Each top prize starts between $60,000 to $80,000. If there are no winners, it gets even bigger. If there’s more than one top prize winner, the jackpot is divided equally among them.
Q: When are CA Fantasy 5 drawings held?
A: Draws take place every day, after the draw entry closes at 6:30 p.m. No sales or ticket validations can take place from 6:30 p.m. to 6:35 p.m., which is when a draw break separates sales during draw periods.
Tickets sold after 6:35 p.m. are ineligible for that night’s draw, but are eligible for the following draw.
Q: How do I claim my Fantasy 5 prize?
A: Collect your prize of up to $599 at any participating Lottery retail location. Collect prizes over $599 at any Lottery District Office or by mail.
Q: How long do I have to claim my CA Fantasy 5 prize?
A: You have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim your prize.
Q: Can a prize for a ticket I bought in California be claimed in another state?
A: No. Your winning ticket must be redeemed in the state where it was purchased.