Drawings are held daily, seven days a week, at 12:29pm and 7:29pm, except Saturday evening. Pools close at 12:25 pm and 7:25pm, except Saturday. Saturday evening pools close at 7:45pm with the Saturday evening drawing occurring during the Cash Explosion television show, which airs from 7:30pm to 8:00pm and they are broadcast statewide.
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PICK5 drawings are held daily, seven days a week, at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m., and broadcast statewide. Saturday evening drawings occur during the Cash Explosion® Double Play television show, which airs from 7:30pm to 8:00pm.
When playing PICK 5, there are four types of bets which can be placed:
STRAIGHT BET: If the numbers you have chosen are drawn in exact order, you win. Wager amounts are $0.50 and $1.
BOXED BET: If the numbers you have chosen are drawn in any combination, you win.
PICK 5 offers six types of boxed bets:
PAIR BET: A Pair bet means you are wagering the first two, three or four numbers, or the last two, three or four numbers, in exact order.
PICK 5 offers six types of pair bets:
BACK-UP BET: Back-Up bets combine a Straight bet and a Boxed bet on one ticket, and must be placed in $1 increments.
Pick 5 can be played at any Ohio Lottery retailer location or self-service terminal.
You can play Pick 5 anytime!
Pick 5 is drawn twice daily at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m., except on Saturday evenings when the drawing is held during the Cash Explosion Game Show.
You can play straight, boxed, pair, or back-up.
In order to win, your five numbers must match the five numbers drawn in the exact order. Only one combination wins on a straight wager.
Pick 5 boxed bet consists of five numbers. In order to win, your numbers can be in any order or combination. There are six types of boxed wagers possible.
Pairs betting means you are wagering that the first two, three, or four numbers or that the last two, three, or four numbers selected, in the exact order, match to the numbers drawn by the Lottery. There are six types of Front / Back wagers possible.
The back-up bet combines both a STRAIGHT bet and BOX bet on one ticket. Each wager must be placed in $1 increments. If your straight bet wins, you win both the straight amount and the boxed amount. If your numbers don’t match the straight, but match a combination of your numbers then you win only the boxed amount.
Yes. Pick 5 wagers can be cancelled prior to the drawing.