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How to Play Gimme 5

Picking Numbers

On a Gimme 5 play slip mark five (5) numbers of your choice from 1 to 39 in a single panel. You may play up to five (5) panels on a single play slip. The cost is $1.00 per play.

gimme 5 play slip

Draws are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at approximately 7:00 PM with a cutoff of 6:45 PM to purchase tickets for that evening's draw. All draws are based on Eastern Time.

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Quick Pick

On a Gimme 5 play slip, mark the QUICK PICK (QP) box on each play, or ask the clerk for a Quick Pick, to let the lottery terminal randomly pick numbers.

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Multiple Draws

You may purchase a ticket good for up to 30 draws by marking the number of draws under the MULTI DRAW column on the play slip. The cost will depend on the number of panels and draws you play. The maximum value of a single Gimme 5 ticket shall not exceed $100.

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Matches, Prizes and Odds

Match Prize Amount Odds
5 of 5 $100,000* 1:575,757
4 of 5 $250 1:3,387
3 of 5 $7 1:103
2 of 5 $2 1:10

Overall odds of winning a prize are approximately 1:8.8

* If there are multiple winners of the 5 of 5 prize on any given drawing, the prize money will be divided equally among the winners.

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Check your ticket(s) carefully. Be sure your ticket accurately reflects the numbers and draws you want to play. Your play slip does not constitute evidence of a ticket purchase or of numbers selected.

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Cancellation Policy

Gimme 5 tickets may be cancelled. Cancellation is restricted to the date and location of purchase. Tickets purchased for a drawing on the purchase date must be cancelled prior to draw break for that day's drawing.

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How to Find Winning Numbers

Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening at 7:00 PM (ET), five (5) numbers from 1 to 39 will be drawn. You win by matching the numbers drawn with the numbers on your Gimme 5 ticket for that draw date. Winning numbers may be viewed by visiting vtlottery.com. Winning numbers are also available at Vermont Lottery agent locations (where Gimme 5 is sold) following the draw, or by calling 1-800-322-8800 (VT only) or 1-802-479-5686.

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How to Claim Your Prize

  • Sign the back of your Gimme 5 ticket in the space provided. YOU MUST PRESENT THE TICKET TO CLAIM A PRIZE.
  • If your prize is less than $500, take your winning ticket to any Vermont Lottery agent location where Gimme 5 is sold for validation and payment.
  • If your prize is $500 or more, obtain a Claim Form from a Vermont Lottery agent location where Gimme 5 is sold. Follow the instructions on the Claim Form to submit your claim.
  • Any prize can be claimed at the Vermont Lottery. Cash prizes up to $5,000 can be claimed at any People's United Bank in Vermont. Claim Forms are available at the Vermont Lottery and at any People's United Bank.
  • IMPORTANT: All prizes must be claimed within one (1) year of the winning draw date on the ticket.

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