About Cash 3
Cash 3 has earned its place as one of the most popular draw games in Georgia, due to its favourable odds and the plentiful play types it has on offer. This twice daily game offers Midday and Evening draws, giving players 13 ways to win jackpots of up to $500. The Evening Cash 3 draw takes place at ET seven days per week.
How to Play
- Pick up a play slip - Available at all lottery retailers in Georgia.
- Select your draw - Play in Midday and/or Evening draws.
- Pick your numbers - Choose your three digit number or check the Quick Pik option to let the computer randomly select for you.
- Decide on your wager - Select either a $0.50 or $1 wager.
- Pick your play type - Choose from the play types in the table below.
- Buy tickets from your local lottery retailer.
- Choose three single digit numbers (0-9).
- Draws held at and ET, seven days per week.
- Win $500 jackpot by matching three numbers in the correct order.
- Odds of winning range from 1 in 83 to 1 in 1,000.
Don't forget that you can check one of the Multi-Draw options to play in up to seven consecutive draws or mark one of the Advance Play boxes to play on the day of your choice.
|Play Type||Play Type Options||Odds||Example Numbers||Winning Combinations||Payout|
|$0.50 Play||$1 Play|
|Straight||N/A||1 in 1,000||123||123||$250||$500|
|Box||3-Way Box||1 in 333||122||122, 212, 221||$80||$160|
|6-Way Box||1 in 167||123||123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321||$40||$80|
|Straight/Box||3-Way||1 in 333||233||233 (Exact order)||$330|
|323, 332 (Any order)||$80|
|6-Way||1 in 167||345||345 (Exact order)||$290|
|435, 453, 534, 543, 354 (Any order)||$40|
|Combo||3-Way Combo||1 in 333||122||122, 212, 221||$500 ($3 ticket)|
|6-Way Combo||1 in 167||123||123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321||$500 ($6 ticket)|
|1-Off||Straight Match||1 in 1,000||123||123||$125||$250|
|One Digit 1-Off||1 in 167||123||023, 113, 122, 124, 133, 223||$12||$24|
|Two Digit 1-Off||1 in 83||123||013, 022, 024, 033, 112, 114, 132, 134, 213, 222, 224, 233||$2||$4|
|Three Digit 1-Off||1 in 125||123||012, 014, 032, 034, 212, 214, 232, 234||$4||$8|
|Pairs||Front Pair||1 in 100||12X||12 + Any number||$25||$50|
|Back Pair||1 in 100||X23||Any number + 23||$25||$50|
Frequently Asked Questions
When do draws take place?
Evening Cash 3 draws are held at ET, seven days per week. The earlier Midday draw takes place at ET.
How do I play?
Fill out a play slip at any lottery retailer in Georgia. On your play slip you will need to select a draw, pick your numbers, decide on the wager and then pick a play type. You can find out more about how to play Cash 3 in the How to Play section above.
How old do I have to be to play?
The minimum legal age to play lottery games in the state of Georgia is 18.
Which play type should I choose?
Your choice of play type depends on whether you are after the best odds or the biggest prize. For the best chance of winning a prize, choose the Two Digit 1-Off play type which has a 1 in 83 chance of winning. If you want to win Cash 3's $500 jackpot, choose the Straight play type, which gives you a 1 in 1,000 chance of winning.
How much does it cost to play?
The cost of a Cash 3 ticket is either $0.50 or $1, depending on what wager you choose. If you choose the 3-Way or 6-Way Combo play types, tickets will cost you $3 or $6 respectively - you are effectively purchasing 3 or 6 tickets.
Can I play in multiple draws?
Yes, you can play in multiple draws by marking the number of draws you want to play in the Multi-Draw column on the play slip. You can play a maximum of seven draws in advance.
When do ticket sales stop?
Ticket sales stop for the Cash 3 Evening draw at 6:50pm ET (resuming at 7:00pm) and at 12:20pm for the Midday draw (resuming at 12:30pm).
What are the odds of winning?
The chances of winning Cash 3's top prize stand at 1 in 1,000. However, the odds of winning vary depending on the play type you choose. Look at the play types table above to find out the odds for each play type.
How much can I win?
The game's top prize is $500 and can be won when you match all three numbers in the correct order.
How can I claim my prize?
You can find out how to claim your prize by visiting the claim section on the Georgia Lottery website.
How long do I have to claim my prize?
You have 180 days from the draw date to claim your prize.
Does Georgia Cash 3 have a liability limit?
Yes, Georgia Cash 3 has a liability limit of $10 million. This limit means that when one single number combination has reached $10 million in sales for any particular draw it will be sold out until the next draw.