Mississippi Match 5
Match 5 is the Mississippi Lottery's newest draw game and the first with a rolling jackpot - the top prize starts at $50,000 and continues growing with every draw until someone wins it by matching all five numbers. Tickets for the fourth MS draw game cost $2 per play. Check your Match 5 numbers via the link below after the draw on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights at about 10:00 PM CST.
How to Play Match 5
Simply follow the steps below to start playing this five-digit game ...
- Visit an authorized MS Lottery retailer for a playslip
- Each play costs $2
- Choose five lucky numbers from 1 to 35
- Alternatively, mark Quick Pick to have the lottery terminal randomly choose your numbers
- Add the Multiplier option for $1 more per play to increase any prize below the jackpot by up to 5 times (a Multiplier from 2X to 5X is randomly assigned to each play)
- On the draw night, the MS Lottery will randomly select the five winning numbers at approximately 10:00 PM CT
- Check your numbers here following the draw to see if you've won
- Match all five numbers and you win the jackpot! If you match fewer numbers, you can still score a great cash prize or a free ticket
The amount of the starting jackpot may change occasionally depending on sales.
Match 5 Prizes and Odds
Check the table below to see all the Match 5 prizes you could take home and the chances of winning them. There are four prize levels: the jackpot will roll over and grow with each draw until it's won; there are fixed cash prizes for matching 4 or 3 numbers; or match 2 numbers to score a free Quick Pick ticket for the next draw.
If you added Multiplier for an additional $1, any prizes you win below the jackpot are increased by up to 5X, as shown in the breakdown.
|Match||Prize||Prize with Multiplier||Odds of Winning|
|5 of 5||Jackpot (starts at $50,000)||-||1 in 324,632|
|4 of 5||$200||2X: $400, 3X: $600, 4X: $800, 5X: $1,000||1 in 2,164|
|3 of 5||$10||2X: $20, 3X: $30, 4X: $40, 5X: $50||1 in 75|
|2 of 5||Free Ticket||2X: 2 Free Tickets, 3X: 3 Free Tickets, 4X: 4 Free Tickets, 5X: 5 Free Tickets||1 in 8|
|Overall odds of winning a Match 5 prize are approximately 1 in 7.2.|
How to Claim a Prize
If you're lucky enough to win a Match 5 prize, first sign and complete the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place. When you're ready to claim, here's how to collect your payout:
Prizes under $600: Take your ticket to an authorized retailer, mail it to the Lottery, or claim in person at MLC headquarters in Flowood.
Prizes of $600 to $99,999: Mail your ticket to the Lottery or visit MLC Headquarters.
Prizes of $100,000 and above: Visit MLC Headquarters to claim.
First Match 5 Winner
The very first winner of the Match 5 lottery game in Mississippi came from Brandon and bought his ticket from the MJ Food Mart at 3271 Hwy 18 in Brandon. Known simply as "Bo S", he tasted success on 1st May, winning $55,000 after the jackpot rolled over from the first draw on the previous Thursday.
Bo said he picked his numbers based on the ages of his children and dates that are special for the family. His winning numbers were 6-9-12-16-22