RALEIGH, NC (News Release) – Cash 5 brings players the chance to try their luck at a record-high jackpot for St. Patrick’s Day!
The jackpot has climbed to an estimated $1.6 million tonight, making it the second-highest jackpot ever in game history.
The highest jackpot ever won was on June 3, 2017, at $1.7 million.
Carolina Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night. The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598.
Cash 5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets through Online Play either through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.
Ticket sales from draw games like Cash 5 make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $725 million a year for education. For details on how lottery funds have helped all of North Carolina’s 100 counties, click on the “Impact” section of the lottery’s website.