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What are the MT Cash Draw Times?
Sales cut-off time is 7:59 pm MT the day of the drawing. Approximately 1 minute prior to draw time.
|Wednesday||8:00 pm MT|
|Saturday||8:00 pm MT|
How Can I Win the Montana Cash?
|Matching Numbers||MT Cash Prizes||Odds|
|5 Balls (with Max Cash Option)||Jackpot! + Progressive||1 in 610,880|
|5 Balls||Jackpot||1 in 610,880|
|4 Balls||$200||1 in 3,054|
|3 Balls||$5||1 in 78|
|2 Balls||$1||1 in 6|
Overall odds of winning are 1 in 5.7.
How do I Play MT Cash?
- PICK YOUR NUMBERS:
Select 5 numbers from 1 to 45. 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:
MT Cash tickets cost $1 per play. The Max Cash option adds $1 per play. Montana Cash sales are suspended one minute prior to the draw and must be purchased from a licensed lottery retailer.
- PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS:
Request up to 24 consecutive draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Advance Play lets you play multiple consecutive draws. Draws cannot be skipped.
Montana Cash FAQs
Playing MT Cash
A: Whether you pick your own numbers or have the terminal randomly select numbers for you, the odds of winning are the same.
Q: What is Max Cash?
A: The option to purchase Max Cash is an additional $1 per play. In order to win the Max Cash jackpot, the player must win the Montana Cash jackpot and have purchased the Max Cash add-on. The winner who purchased Montana Cash with Max Cash gets BOTH jackpots!
A: MT Cash tickets cost $1 per play. The Max Cash option costs an additional $1 per play.
Q: Can I purchase MT Cash tickets in advance?
A: To play multiple upcoming draws, request from 2 to 24 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 Montana Cash tickets on a draw night?
A: MT Cash sales are suspended one minute prior to the draw.
Prizes and Claims
A: Prizes must be claimed within 6 months 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: Montana Cash 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.
What is Montana Cash?
Montana Cash is a single-state jackpot game with one jackpot starting at $40,000 and a second jackpot that constantly grows! Drawings are held at 8:00 p.m. MT every Wednesday and Saturday. Sales stop approximately 1 minute prior to the draw time. All MT Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.
Five numbered balls are drawn from 1 to 45 and if all your numbers match the drawn numbers, you win the jackpot. The jackpot starts $40,000 and you have the option to play Max Cash to add a progressive jackpot to your winnings. If other players also match all six numbers, the prize will be shared in equal amounts.
Each Montana Cash ticket is $1. For an additional dollar, you can add the Max Cash option to be eligible to win a separate progressive jackpot if you match all five winning numbers.