Try your luck on the daily game with the best odds to win. It’s simple: take 5 numbers, and play!
HOW TO PLAY
To win the Take 5 Jackpot, match the five numbers on your ticket to the winning five-number combination drawn.
1. FIND A RETAILER.
Check out our map and head to the nearest New York Lottery retailer!
2. CHOOSE YOUR NUMBERS: QUICK PICK OR PICK YOUR OWN.
Quick Pick is the easiest way to play. Ask for a Quick Pick and the computer will choose random numbers for you. Skip right to Step 4.
If you’d rather choose your own numbers, grab a Take 5 playslip.
Each game is $1.
3. FILL OUT YOUR PAYSLIP AND HAND IT TO THE RETAILER.
Choose five numbers from 1 to 39. Find these in the pink section of each playslip, and fill them in with a black or blue pen, or a pencil. Hand your completed play slip over to the retailer to receive your ticket in return.
4. GET YOUR TICKET.
Hold on to it!
5. WATCH FOR THE TAKE 5 RESULTS, AND SEE IF YOU’VE WON!
Take 5 draws every day, seven days a week, at 11:21 PM. To catch a live broadcast, check out these television stations.
Want to check multiple draws on the go?
THE OFFICIAL NEW YORK LOTTERY
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PLAY IT AGAIN
Try your numbers again. Give your ticket to a retailer within 30 days to purchase an identical ticket for the next drawing.
Play the same numbers for up to 7 draws when you purchase Advance Play. Fill in the Multi Draws option on the playslip, or tell your retailer when you choose Quick Pick.
Match one or more of your numbers to any of the Instant Win numbers and collect your prize right away! You’ll receive another ticket with your numbers for the nightly drawing. Instant Win is $1.
Game Predictions such as Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash for Life, Cash 5, Take 5, Pick 3, Pick 4, Lotto, Lucky for Life, All or Nothing and so much more game Predictions!
PICK 3: Game can run on a cold streak for very long!
MEGA MILLIONS: Game can run on a Streak of similar Numbers for a long Streak!
CASH 5/FANTASY 5: Game screw you over with 1 number rerun it over and over again!
EUROMILLIONS: Game has more numbers drawn a number can have a high streak in the last 20 draws!
Using the Right Dster can Improve your odds of winning!
GAME ODDS & PRIZES
New York Take 5:
OVERALL ODDS OF WINNING
1 in 8.77
5 MATCHING NUMBERS
ODDS OF WINNING: 1: 575,757.00
EXPECTED PRIZE AMOUNT*: $57,575.70**
*All cash prizes shown are estimates based on chances of winning. Prizes are paid on a pari-mutuel basis and can vary.
**For each Take 5 draw, 50% of sales is allocated as prize money. The Jackpot is 20% of this amount and is divided among Jackpot winners. The remaining prize money is used to pay out the other prize levels.
4 MATCHING NUMBERS
ODDS OF WINNING: 1: 3,386.81
*For each Take 5 draw, 50% of sales is allocated as prize money. The Second Prize is 30% of this amount and is divided among Second Prize winners. The remaining prize money is used to pay out the other prize levels.
3 MATCHING NUMBERS
ODDS OF WINNING: 1: 102.63
*For each Take 5 draw, 50% of sales is allocated as prize money. The Third Prize is 50% of this amount and is divided among Third Prize winners. The remaining prize money is used to pay out the other prize levels.
2 MATCHING NUMBERS
ODDS OF WINNING: 1: 9.62
PRIZE: Quick Pick Free Play