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Latest Draw: Sat Oct 16

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Next Drawing: Sun Oct 17

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What is the Maryland 5 Card Cash Game?

Maryland 5 Card Cash is a daily draw game that offers players two chances to win.  Each play is a Quick Pick with players receiving 5 card symbols selected from 52 card symbols.  The card suits are represented as follows: Hearts (H), Diamonds (D), Clubs (C) and Spades (S).  Each play is good for both the instant win at the time of purchase and the nightly drawing.  No card knowledge or skill is necessary to play.

Players can win instantly by having a winning poker hand of a pair of jacks or better.  Additionally, players can win by matching their cards to the cards drawn that evening.  Each 5 Card Cash ticket is $2 per play.

What are the MD 5 Card Cash Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 7:30 pm ET the day of the drawing.  Approximately 26 minutes prior to draw time Monday – Saturday and 52 minutes prior to the Sunday draw.

 
Draw Times
Sunday
8:22 pm ET
Monday
7:56 pm ET
Tuesday
7:56 pm ET
Wednesday
7:56 pm ET
Thursday
7:56 pm ET
Friday
7:56 pm ET
Saturday
7:56 pm ET

How do I Play MD Lottery Five Card Cash?

GET YOUR CARDS: Each play is a Quick Pick with 5 card symbols selected from 52 card symbols.  No card knowledge or skill is necessary to play.  The card suits are represented as follows: Hearts (H), Diamonds (D), Clubs (C) and Spades (S).  Each play is good for both the instant win at the time of purchase and the nightly drawing.

BUY YOUR TICKET: Five Card Cash tickets cost $2 per play and are good for both the instant win game and nightly drawing.

MULTIPLE DRAWINGS: Unlike most MD Lottery games, multiple drawings are not available with Five Card Cash.

What are the MD 5 Card Cash Instant Win Play Types?

ROYAL FLUSH: Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the SAME suit.

STRAIGHT FLUSH: Any 5 consecutive cards of the SAME suit.

FOUR OF A KIND: Any 4 cards of the same value.

FULL HOUSE: Any 3 cards of a kind plus a pair.

FLUSH: Any 5 cards of the SAME suit.

STRAIGHT: Any 5 consecutive cards of ANY suit.

THREE OF A KIND: Any 3 cards of the SAME value.

TWO PAIR: Any 2 pairs of the SAME value.

PAIR OF JACKS OR BETTER: 2 Jacks, 2 Queens, 2 Kings or 2 Aces.

How Can I Win the Instant MD Lottery 5 Card Cash?

Matching Cards
Prizes
Odds
Royal Flush
$10,000
1 in 649,740
Straight Flush
$1,000
1 in 72,193
Four of a Kind
$150
1 in 4,165
Full House
$75
1 in 694
Flush
$50
1 in 509
Straight
$25
1 in 255
Three of a Kind
$5
1 in 47
Two Pair
$3
1 in 21
Pair of Jacks or Better
Free Ticket
1 in 7.7

Overall odds of winning are 1 in 4.8.

How Can I Win the MD 5 Card Cash Drawing?

Matching Draw Cards
Prizes
Odds
Match 5 Cards
$100,000
1 in 2,598,960
Match 4 Cards
$1,000
1 in 11,059
Match 3 Cards
$30
1 in 240
Match 2 Cards
$3
1 in 16

Overall odds of winning are 1 in 15.

Maryland 5 Card Cash FAQs

Q: What is the MD 5 Card Cash Game?

A: 5 Card Cash is a daily draw game where players can win instantly and/or when the draw occurs.  All plays are Quick Pick with players receiving 5 card symbols selected from 52 card symbols.  Each play is good for both the instant win at the time of purchase and the nightly drawing.

Q: How much do Five Card Cash Lotto tickets cost?

A: Five Card Cash tickets are $2 each and provide players with 2 chances to win.

Q: Where and when can I play MD 5 Card Cash?

A: You can play at all Maryland Lottery retailers. Draws take place at approximately 7:56 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 8:22 p.m. Sundays.  Tickets may be purchased up to 7:30 p.m. the night the of drawing.

Q: Do MD Lottery 5 Card Cash tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 182 days of the draw date on which the prize was won.

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