Pick 3

How to Play Pick 3

  1. Choose 3 numbers from 0 to 9 or ask for a "Quick Pick" to let the machine pick random numbers for you.
  2. Select your play type:
    • Straight (exact order)
    • Box (any order)
    • STR/BOX (split between exact and any order)

Tickets cost $1 per play per drawing.

How to Win

Three numbers, each from a range of 0 to 9, will be drawn. Depending on the play type selected, you win the prize indicated by matching the numbers drawn, as shown in the following prize chart:

Example
Play Type Your #s Numbers Drawn Prize Approx. Odds 1 in
Straight (exact order) 123 123 $500 1,000
Box (any order)
If your numbers consist of 2 of the same number.
112 112, 121, 211 $160 333.33
Box (any order)
If your numbers consist of 3 different numbers.
123 123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321 $80 166.67
Straight/Box (exact or any order)*
If your numbers consist of 2 of the same number.
112 112 (STR) $330** 333.33
112 121, 211 (BOX) $80
Straight/Box (exact or any order)*
If your numbers consist of 3 different numbers.
123 123 (STR) $290** 166.67
123 132, 213, 231, 312, 321 (BOX) $40

* The holder of a winning ticket may win only one prize per play, in connection with the winning numbers drawn, and shall be entitled only to the prize won by those numbers in the highest matching prize category.

** Straight/Box prize includes half of prize for Straight win ($250) plus half of prize for Box win ($80 or $40 depending on numbers selected).

Win $5 With "Match Front/Match Back"

If a player does not win on the original Pick 3 play, a prize of $5 can be won by matching the first two (Front) or last two (Back) numbers in exact order as indicated below.

Example
Match Your #s Numbers Drawn Prize Approx. Odds 1 in
Match front 123 120, 121, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129 $5 56
Match back 023, 223, 323, 423, 523, 623, 723, 823, 923

Advance Play

You can select specific drawing days to play (except for the current drawing) with "Advance Play." Just ask the clerk or mark your play slip ($1 per play per drawing).

Play Up to 6 Drawings with Multi-Draw

Whether you play your favorite numbers or choose Quick Picks, you can play up to 6 advance drawings in a row. Simply mark the appropriate box next to MULTI DRAW on your play slip or ask the clerk for a Multi-Draw ticket ($1 per play per drawing).