How NY Take 5 Works
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How Take 5 Works

Here's everything you need to know to get New York’s Take 5 lottery tickets on Jackpocket.

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With two daily chances to win serious cash, every day could be your lucky day with New York’s Take 5! The rules are simple and the prizes are plentiful. Read on for everything you need to know to join the fun.

In a Nutshell

  • Cost: Each NY Take 5 ticket costs $1.

  • Top Prize: Exact amount depends on sales. If the Top Prize is not won, this amount goes to the Second Prize and is distributed equally across all Second Prize winners.

  • Drawings: Twice daily at 2:30 and 10:30 PM EST

  • Overall odds of winning a prize: 1:8

How to Order Take 5 Tickets

Pick five (5) numbers between 1—39. Try your lucky ones or use Quick Pick on the Jackpocket app for randomly-generated numbers. Match just two numbers and you win a prize! Match all five numbers drawn to win the Top Prize.

Take 5 Prizes & Odds

Match Odds Prizes
5 575,757 Top Prize*
4 3,386 $508*
3 103 $25*
2 10 Quick Pick Free Ticket**
Overall NY Take 5 Odds: 1:8

*Prizes are estimated based on the odds, expected sales, and number of winners for each prize level.
**Quick Pick Free Ticket prizes will be available for the following NY Take 5 drawing.

Are You A Take 5 Winner?

NY Take 5 drawings are held every day and night at approximately 2:30 and 10:30 PM. If you’re on Jackpocket, you get automatically notified by email when you win.

For prizes $599.50 and under (the threshold amount in New York), Jackpocket credits your account for the full amount. If you win $599.50 or more, we arrange to have the ticket securely delivered to you so that you can claim your prize from the NY state lottery.

If you got your Take 5 ticket in person from a brick-and-mortar retailer, check the NY state lottery website for more information on how to claim your prize from a retailer or via a claim form with the New York Lottery.

Try Take 5 on Jackpocket

Feeling like a soon-to-be Take 5 champ? Head over to the Jackpocket app and join the next Take 5 drawing. Good luck!



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