Georgia Fantasy 5 FAQS

Take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about Georgia Fantasy 5. Get the answers you are looking for about different parts of the game, including draw details and prize details.

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Draw Details

When do Georgia Fantasy 5 drawings take place?

Fantasy 5 drawings are held every day in Georgia at 11:34pm Eastern Time.

What time do ticket sales close?

You have to get your tickets in by 10:45pm to be entered into that night’s draw.

Prize Details

How do I win a prize?

To win a prize, you must match at least two of the five winning numbers. You need all five to get the jackpot.

What is the claim period for prizes?

The claim period is 180 days from the drawing date. If you don’t claim your prize in time the money will be allocated to programs that support education in the state.

What are the odds of winning?

The overall odds of winning a Georgia Fantasy 5 prize are 1 in 10.06. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 850,668.

How do I play Georgia Fantasy 5?

Select five numbers from 1 to 42, or play a Quik Pik if you would prefer to use a random set generated by the computer.

Playing Georgia Fantasy 5

How do I play Georgia Fantasy 5?

Select five numbers from 1 to 42, or play a Quik Pik if you would prefer to use a random set generated by the computer.

How much does it cost to play?

It costs $1 per play to take part in Georgia Fantasy 5.

What is the minimum age to play?

You must be 18 or over to play any lottery games in Georgia.

Is multi-draw available?

Yes. If you select the Multi-Draw option you can enter your numbers into up to 14 consecutive draws.

What is Ca$h Match?

For an additional $1 per play, you can take part in Ca$h Match. A series of extra numbers will be printed ion your ticket. If any of these match the Fantasy 5 numbers you picked, you win the prize amount shown alongside it. Ca$h Match gives you the chance to win up to $500 instantly, and you can even win up to five times on one ticket if all of your numbers match.

Winning Georgia Fantasy 5

Are prizes taxed?

Prizes of more than $5,000 are subject to a 5.75% percent rate of tax at state level, as well as 24 percent federal tax.

Can I stay anonymous if I win?

In Georgia you have the right to remain anonymous if you win a prize of $250,000 or more. If you win a lower amount, your name and city of residence will be made public.

Georgia Fantasy 5 Jackpot

Is there a minimum jackpot?

Yes, the jackpot starts at $125,000 and grows if nobody wins.

What is the biggest Georgia Fantasy 5 jackpot ever?

A new record was set in September 2020 when one player from Claxton won more than $2.3 million.

Is the jackpot shared if there are multiple winners?

Yes. All winners receive an equal share of the jackpot if there are multiple players who match all five numbers.

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