Match 5

Match 5 is the first full draw style lottery game to come exclusively to the state of Mississippi. Draws take place every evening at 10:00pm Central time. As the name suggests, players have to choose five numbers from 1 to 35 for each entry - with the option to choose your own numbers or have a random selection chosen for you. Jackpots start at $50,000 and increase following each draw its not won in.

Cash 3 was launched in April 2021 but it doesn’t follow the same draw-style format of Powerball and Mega Millions that were the first games to come to the state. Now Mississippi can compare itself to all the other lottery playing states with its first exclusive draw game with its own jackpots to play for.

How to Play Mississippi Match 5

As this is the first draw game to come exclusively to Mississippi, it's important to know what you’re doing before you play. Here are the steps you need to follow to enter a draw:

Mississippi Match 5 Prizes

Match 5 offers a number of different ways to win prizes, starting with a free entry that can be used for a subsequent draw and rising up to the jackpot for matching all five numbers. The table below shows the prize levels and the Odds of winning in those levels:

Numbers Matched No Multiplier 2x Multiplier 3x Multiplier 4x Multiplier 5x Multiplier Odds
5 Jackpot (starting at $50,000) Jackpot Jackpot Jackpot Jackpot 1 in 324,632
4 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1,000 1 in 2,164
3 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 1 in 75
2 Free Ticket 2 Free Tickets 3 Free Tickets 4 Free Tickets 5 Free Tickets 1 in 8
The overall odds of winning a prize in any tier are 1 in 7.

Match 5 Multiplier

Much like the multi-state games of Powerball and Mega Millions, Mississippi Match 5 offers increased non-jackpot prizes if you match sufficient numbers to win a payout and have paid for the Multiplier option on your entry.

So if you have matched three numbers and selected the Multiplier option, your payout will be multiplied by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times, depending on which multiplier ball is drawn. If you match two numbers with the multiplier, then you will receive as many free tickets as the multiplier number. So if the multiplier comes out as 5 and you have matched two numbers on your ticket then you will win five free entries to another draw.