Pick 3

How to Play Pick 3

  • Choose three numbers from 0-9 or select Quick Pick to let the computer select your numbers. Numbers may be used more than once.
  • Choose your wager type.
  • Choose your wager amount.
  • Choose your draw time. (Midday, Evening, or Both)
  • Choose the number of drawings you want to play.


 

STRAIGHT: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in EXACT order.

Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
STRAIGHT: 123 123 $600 1:1,000

BOX: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in ANY order.

Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
6-WAY
(using three different numbers with six possible winning combinations)
123 123  132  213
231  312  321
$100 1:167
3-WAY
(using two same numbers with three possible winning combinations)
122 122  212  221 $200 1:333

STRAIGHT/BOX: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in EXACT or ANY order. Combines $0.50 Straight and $0.50 Box wager ($1 minimum wager).

Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations Wager Type $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
6-WAY 123 123 EXACT ORDER $350 1:1,000
6-WAY
(using three different numbers with six possible winning combinations)
123 132  213  231  312  321 ANY ORDER $50 1:167
3-WAY 122 122 EXACT ORDER $400 1:1,000
3-WAY
(using two same numbers with three possible winning combinations)
122 212  221   ANY ORDER $100 1:333

SUPER STRAIGHT: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in ANY order and win the Straight payout. Covers all Straight combinations ($1.50 minimum wager).

Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
6-WAY
(using three different numbers with six possible winning combinations)
123 123  132  213
231  312  321
$600
(6 x $1)
1:167
3-WAY
(using two same numbers with three possible winning combinations)
122 122  212  221 $600
(3 x $1)
1:333

1-OFF®: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in EXACT order or off one digit higher or one digit lower than one or more of your 3 digits ($1 minimum wager).

Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
Straight 123 123 $300 1:1,000
1-OFF one digit 123 023  113  122  124  133  223 $29 1:167
1-OFF two digits 123 013  022  024  033  112
114  132  134  213  222
224  233
$4 1:84
1-OFF three digits 123 012  014  032  034  212
214  232  234
$9 1:125

PAIRS: Match your winning pair numbers to the winning numbers in EXACT order.

Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations 50¢ Wager Prize $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
Front Pair
(match first two winning numbers)
12X 12  +  Any Number $30 $60 1:100
Back Pair
(match last two winning numbers)
X23 Any Number  +  23 $30 $60 1:100
Split Pair
(match first and last two winning numbers)
1X3 1  +   Any Number   +  3 $30 $60 1:100

Draw Schedule
Pick 3 drawings are conducted twice a day—Midday, about 1:20pm ET / 12:20pm CT and Evenings, about 11:00pm ET / 10:00pm CT. Watch the drawing.

 

Advance Play
You can play any day, up to seven days in advance, Sunday-Saturday by choosing advance play.

 

Play It Again
Really like your numbers? Play them again! Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite numbers. No need to fill out or keep your play slip. Just hand the store clerk your ticket and ask to “Play it Again”!

 

Claiming Your Prize
Congratulations, you won! Prizes may be claimed immediately following the drawing. Learn how to claim a prize.
Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after drawing date.
A play slip does not constitute evidence of a winning ticket or the numbers selected; players must present a valid ticket in order to claim a prize.

 

Rules
All matters and claims relating to Pick 3, including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims are governed by Kentucky law and the official Pick 3 Rules and Regulations.

 


A 50¢ wager will reduce the prize by half (excludes 1-OFF® and Straight/Box). A wager over $1 will multiply the prize by that dollar amount.

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.

Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery stand as drawn. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium.  The Kentucky Lottery makes no expressed or implied warranties or representation of any kind as to the content, accuracy, completeness, reliability, or timeliness of the information contained on this web site or any link provided herein.
 
*Odds have been rounded to the nearest whole number.