Latest Draw: Fri Sep 30
Next Drawing: Mon Oct 3
What is Maine Gimme 5?
Gimme 5 is a tri-state (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont) drawing game with a fixed top prize of $100,000. Drawings are held at 6:59 p.m. ET every Monday through Friday. Sales stop approximately 14 minutes prior to the draw time.
Five numbered balls are drawn from 1 to 39. If all your numbers match the drawn numbers, you win $100,000. If other players also match all five numbers, the prize will be shared in equal amounts.
Each Gimme 5 ticket is $1.
What are the ME Gimme 5 Draw Times?
Sales cut-off time is 6:45 pm ET the day of the drawing. Approximately 14 minutes prior to draw time.
|Monday||6:59 pm ET|
|Tuesday||6:59 pm ET|
|Wednesday||6:59 pm ET|
|Thursday||6:59 pm ET|
|Friday||6:59 pm ET|
How do I Play Maine Lottery Gimme 5?
- PICK YOUR NUMBERS:
Select 5 numbers from 1 to 39 by using 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:
Tickets cost $1 per play and sales are suspended 14 minutes prior to the draw. Tickets must be purchased from a licensed lottery retailer.
- PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS:
Request up to 30 consecutive draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Draws cannot be skipped.
How Can I Win the ME Gimme 5?
|Matching Numbers||Gimme 5 Prizes||Odds|
|5 Balls||$100,000||1 in 575,757|
|4 Balls||$250||1 in 3,387|
|3 Balls||$7||1 in 103|
|2 Balls||$2||1 in 10|
Overall odds of winning are 1 in 8.8.
Maine Gimme 5 FAQs
Playing Gimme 5
A: Whether you pick your own numbers or have the terminal randomly select numbers for you, the odds of winning are the same.
A: ME Gimme 5 tickets cost $1 per play.
Q: Can I purchase Gimme 5 tickets in advance?
A: To play multiple upcoming draws, request from 2 to 30 Multi Draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Multi Draws will include the next upcoming draw and be consecutive from that draw. Draws cannot be skipped.
Q: How late can I purchase ME Gimme 5 tickets on a draw night?
A: Sales are suspended 14 minutes prior to the draw.
Prizes and Claims
A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.
Q: Do I have to match the numbers in the exact order drawn?
A: No. The order of the white ball numbers drawn does not matter.
Q: I lost my ticket. Can I claim a prize with a playslip or store receipt?
A: Gimme 5 prizes can only be claimed with a ticket printed from the lottery terminal. Playslips or store receipts will not constitute proof of purchase. Lottery tickets are bearer instruments, meaning the person who presents the ticket for claim will be presumed to be the owner. Always sign the back of any lottery ticket immediately. If you lose a ticket before you sign it, you no longer have valid ownership of the ticket.