FANTASY 5 is daily draw game with a top prize of approximately $200,000 (if won by a single winner). If there is no top-prize winner, the top prize rolls down to the 4-of-5 and 3-of-5 prize levels.
2. How do you play FANTASY 5?
Select five numbers from 1 through 36 or mark the Quick Pick box to have the terminal randomly pick any or all of your numbers. To play the same numbers for more than one draw, simply tell the retailer how many advance draws you wish to play or select the number of draws in the Advance Play section of your playslip.
The Florida Lottery will hold FANTASY 5 drawings every night at 11:15 p.m. ET. If two or more of your numbers match the winning numbers drawn for the date played, you win!
6. How much can I win playing FANTASY 5?
FANTASY 5 is a pari-mutuel game. Actual prize amounts depend on sales and the number of winners in each prize category. You can win a free Quick Pick ticket by matching 2-of-5 winning numbers, and win cash prizes by matching three to five winning numbers. The top prize, won by matching 5-of-5 winning numbers is approximately $200,000 (if won by a single winner). All FANTASY 5 cash prizes are paid in a single cash payment.
7. What happens if there is no prize winner?
If there is no top prize winner, the money in the top prize pool rolls down, and is shared equally among winners in the 4-of-5 prize level, with a maximum prize of $555 per winner. If the available roll down exceeds the $555 per winner maximum in the 4-of-5 prize level, the excess funds in the prize pool roll down and are shared equally among the winners in the 3-of-5 prize level.
8. What are the odds of winning FANTASY 5?
The overall odds of winning FANTASY 5 are 1 in 7.58.
9. When are FANTASY 5 drawings held?
Drawings are held seven days per week at approximately 11:15 p.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased until 10:40 p.m. ET on the night of the draw. Tickets purchased after 10:40 p.m. will be for the next available draw.
10. What is EZmatch? And, how do you play?
EZmatch is an add-on feature that gives players the opportunity to win cash prizes instantly, for an additional $1. When a player adds EZmatch to their FANTASY 5 purchase, five EZmatch numbers and instant prize amounts will be printed on their ticket. If any of the EZmatch numbers match any of the FANTASY 5 numbers on the ticket, the player instantly wins the prize amount shown. Players can win up to five times on a single ticket. To play, select the EZmatch box in a panel on your playslip, or you can mark the EZmatch box on the upper left side of the playslip to add EZmatch to all panels played. You can also tell the retailer to add EZmatch to your ticket purchase.
11. Where can players claim their EZmatch prizes?
Prizes less than $600 may be claimed at a Lottery retailer, while prizes of $600 or more must be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office. If an EZmatch prize is paid by a retailer before the applicable FANTASY 5 drawing on the ticket has occurred, a continuation ticket will be provided to the player for the FANTASY 5 drawing.
12. How long do players have to claim an EZmatch prize?
EZmatch prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the first draw date on the FANTASY 5 with EZmatch ticket.