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Pick 5 – Ohio Lottery

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How to Play the Ohio Pick 5 Lottery

The Ohio Pick 5 runs twice a day, with a fixed jackpot of $50,000 for each draw. To play Pick 5, you must pick 5 numbers, each from 0-9. You must match the 5 winning numbers in exact order to hit the top prize.

You can choose from 9 different playstyles:

  • Straight: You must match all 5 winning numbers in the exact order.
  • Boxed: You can match all 5 winning numbers in any order.
  • Back-Up Bet: Your $1 wager is split between a Straight and a Boxed bet.
  • Front Four: You select 4 numbers (instead of 5), which must match the first 4 winning numbers in exact order.
  • Back Four: You select 4 numbers (instead of 5), which must match the last 4 winning numbers in exact order.
  • Front Three: You select 3 numbers (instead of 5), which must match the first 3 winning numbers in exact order.
  • Back Three: You select 3 numbers (instead of 5), which must match the last 3 winning numbers in exact order.
  • Front Pair: You select 2 numbers (instead of 5), which must match the first 2 winning numbers in exact order.
  • Back Pair: You select 2 numbers (instead of 5), which must match the last 2 winning numbers in exact order.

Ohio Pick 5 Drawing Schedule

Pick 5 draws are held twice a day at 12:29 PM and 7:29 PM Eastern Time, with sales closing at 12:25 PM and 7:25 PM, respectively.

The exception is the Saturday evening draw, which takes place on the Cash Explosion TV show that airs from 7:30 – 8 PM. For the Saturday evening draw, players have until 7:45 PM to buy eligible tickets.

Ohio Pick 5 Payout and Odds of Winning

Here are the odds of winning for each playstyle and prize tier:

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