Due to the holiday, the Maryland Lottery Claim Centers and Offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, and will reopen Tuesday, May 31.

Prize Structure

Two Ways To Win On One Ticket

  1. Instant Win: You win if the Poker Hand on your Ticket shows a pair of Jacks or better.
  2. Daily Drawing: Each day, the Lottery will randomly draw 5 cards out of a standard 52 card playing deck. You win if your Ticket matches at least 2 of the 5 cards.

5 Card Cash Prize Structure – Instant Win

5 Card Cash - Instant Win Payout Chart

The approximate overall probability of winning an Instant Win prize is 1 in 5.

5 Card Cash Prize Structure – Daily Drawing

5 Card Cash - Daily Drawing Prize Payout

The approximate overall probability of winning a Daily Drawing prize is 1 in 15.

The Maryland Lottery® will award $100,000 for each ticket matching five of five original winning cards, up to a maximum of five tickets. In the unlikely event more than five tickets correctly match five of five winning cards in a single drawing; each ticket matching five of five winning cards will receive an equal share of the $500,000 pool.

The approximate overall probability of winning any 5 Card Cash prize is 1 in 3.9.



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