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Arizona Lottery - The Pick and Fantasy 5

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The Pick and Fantasy 5 Arizona Lottery Tickets

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The Pick is a $1 jackpot game. Fantasy 5 was called Pick 5 for a while.

How often are The Pick, Weekly Winnings and Fantasy 5 played?

Drawings for The Pick are held each Wednesday and Saturday night. Fantasy 5 and Weekly Winnings drawings are held Monday through Saturday evenings.

How much can I win in the game?

The minimum jackpot for each drawing of The Pick is $1 million. The minimum jackpot for Fantasy 5 is $50,000, and it grows until someone matches all 5 numbers and wins. The grand prize in Weekly Winnings is $1,000 per week for one year, taxes paid.

How do I select my numbers for The Pick?

  • Let the computer select the numbers randomly. This is called a Quick Pick.
  • Fill out a selection slip at a participating retailer and choose your own six numbers, 1 through 44.
  • You can play the same numbers (or Quick Picks) up to 10 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the retailer at the time of purchase or mark the appropriate box on your selection slip.

How do I select my numbers for Fantasy 5?

  • Let the computer select the numbers randomly.
  • Fill out a selection slip at a participating retailer and choose your own six numbers, 1 through 41.
  • You can play the same numbers for up to 12 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the retailer at the time of purchase or mark the appropriate box on your selection slip.

How do I know if I won The Pick?

There are five ways to win:
  • match 6 of 6 wins the jackpot
  • match 5 of 6 wins $2,000
  • match 4 of 6 wins $50
  • match 3 of 6 wins $3

How do I know if I won Fantasy 5?

There are four ways to win:
  • match 5 of 5 wins the jackpot
  • match 4 of 5 wins $500
  • match 3 of 5 wins $5
  • match 2 of 5 wins $1
Approximately one in every ten tickets will be a special ticket that will double any winnings, except the jackpot, on that ticket. It doesn't cost anything, it's random. Winning game plays on a ticket designated as "THIS IS A DOUBLER TICKET!"

What is EXTRA?

That's an add-on game that lets you win instantly when you purchase a ticket. All EXTRA! numbers are automatically selected by the computer. All you have to do is check the EXTRA! box on the selection slip or tell the retailer you want to purchase the EXTRA! option. You may choose either the $1 or $2 EXTRA! option. Prizes vary based on the purchase price.

What are my payout options if I win The Pick jackpot?

You have 60 days to decide whether you'd like a 30-year annuity or a lump-sum cash payment of approximately half the amount of the announced jackpot.

How do I find out what the winning numbers were for The Pick or Fantasy 5?

  • By phone at 480-829-7425
  • In outlying areas, call 1-800-499-3798
  • Visit a participating Arizona Lottery retailer for the winning numbers
  • Visit the Arizona Lottery website the following day

Page 1: About the Arizona Lottery
Page 2: Powerball and Mega Millions
Page 3: The Pick and Fantasy 5
Page 4: 2 By 2 and Weekly Winnings
Page 5: Pick 3 and Scratchers

Complete rules of all games are available from the Arizona Lottery. The details and rules mentioned herein are subject to change without notice.

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