Florida Fantasy 5 FAQS

Get the answers to FAQs about Florida Fantasy 5, from how draws work to how to claim prizes. Select any of the sections to bring up questions about the game.

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Draw Details

What are the draw days for Florida Fantasy 5?

Fantasy 5 draws take place twice every day in Florida.

What time do draws take place?

Draws are held at 1:05pm and 11:15pm Eastern Time.

When do ticket sales close?

You have to buy your tickets by 12:45 pm (for the midday draw) or 10:55pm (for the evening draw) on draw days, otherwise you’ll have to wait for the next one.

Prize Details

How many numbers do I need to win a prize?

You need to match at least two of the five winning numbers to get a prize.

What prizes can I win?

You win a free ticket if you match two Fantasy 5 numbers, and prizes increase in value as you match more, up to the jackpot of around $200,000.

How long do I have to claim prizes?

All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the draw taking place.

What are the odds of winning?

The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 7.58. Your chances of winning the jackpot are 1 in 376,992.

Playing Florida Fantasy 5

How do I play Florida Fantasy 5?

To play Florida Fantasy 5, you need to pick five numbers from 1 to 36. Visit the How to Play page for more information.

How much does it cost to play?

Florida Fantasy 5 costs $1 per play.

How old do I have to be to play?

You have to be at least 18 to buy a Florida Fantasy 5 ticket.

How many consecutive drawings can I play in advance?

It’s possible to enter up to 30 consecutive days (or 60 consecutive draws), so you’ll never miss out on a chance to win for the next month.

What is EZmatch?

For an extra $1 per play, you can select EZmatch alongside Fantasy 5 in Florida to give you another chance to win. In EZmatch, five extra numbers are printed on your ticket. If any of them match the Fantasy 5 numbers you have selected, you win the prize amount shown next to it. You can win up to five times on a single ticket.

Winning Florida Fantasy 5

Are Fantasy 5 winnings taxed in Florida?

There are no state taxes on lottery prizes in Florida.

Can I stay anonymous if I win?

No, you cannot remain anonymous if you win a prize. According to state law, your name, city of residence and prize amount must all be shared with anyone who requests that information.

Florida Fantasy 5 Jackpot

What happens if nobody wins the jackpot?

The jackpot is estimated to be around $200,000 and has to be won in every draw. If nobody matches all the numbers, the prize money rolls down to winners in the Match 4 prize.

What is the maximum prize in the Match 4 category?

If the jackpot rolls down, the maximum that can go winners in the second tier is $555. The rest of the money will be diverted to players matching three numbers.

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