How to Play Pick 3
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Every Day
Now Featuring the 1-OFF® Wager with
27 Chances to Win
Drawings twice daily about 1:20 and 11 pm ET
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A 50¢ play buys you a chance to win up $300; $1 buys you a chance to win up to $600. 
How to Play

How to Play At Retail
  1. Select 3 numbers each from 0-9, or select "Quick Pick" and the computer will randomly select the numbers for you.  The same numbers may be used more than once.
  2. Choose the type of wager you want to play.
  3. Choose the amount you want to wager (50¢ to $10.00).
  4. Choose the DRAWTIME you want to play, (Midday - approximately 1:20 p.m. ET, Evening - approximately 11:00 p.m. ET, or Both).
  5. Choose the number of drawings you want to play your numbers (2-7 consecutive drawings).
  6. You can play any day, up to seven days in advance, Sunday-Saturday by choosing ADVANCE play.
 
 
Wager Types and Payout
Play Type If you Played Winning Combinations 50¢ Wager Prize $1.00 Wager Prize Odds*
STRAIGHT: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in EXACT order.
  123 123 $300 $600 1:1,000
BOX: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in ANY order.
6-WAY
(using three different numbers with six possible winning combinations)
123 123  132  213
231  312  321
$50 $100 1:167
3-WAY
(using two same numbers with three possible winning combinations)
122 122  212  221 $100 $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).
6-WAY
(using three different numbers with six possible winning combinations)
123 123  
(EXACT ORDER)
132  213  231  312  321
(ANY ORDER)
EXACT ORDER
ANY ORDER
$350
$50
1:1,000
1:167
3-WAY
(using two same numbers with three possible winning combinations)
122 122  
(EXACT ORDER)
212  221  
(ANY ORDER)
EXACT ORDER
ANY ORDER
$400
$100
1:1,000
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).
6-WAY
(using three different numbers with six possible winning combinations)
123 123  132  213
231  312  321
$300
(6 x 50¢)
$600
(6 x $1)
1:167
3-WAY
(using two same numbers with three possible winning combinations)
122 122  212  221 $300
(3 x 50¢)
$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).
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.
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

*Odds have been rounded to the nearest whole number.

 
 
IMPORTANT: Marking “Straight/Box”, “Super Straight”, or "1-OFF®" wager will increase the amount of your wager.
 
Wager amounts higher than those shown above will multiply the prize by that dollar amount –e.g., a winning $3.00 Straight wager would win $1,800, etc.
 
 
How To Find Out If You Won
  • Scan your ticket with the “Check your ticket” feature of the Official Kentucky Lottery Mobile App

  • Check your numbers on our web site

  • Watch the drawings

  • Have winning numbers sent to you by email or Twitter; sign up under your Fun Club profile

  • Call 24-hour Winning Numbers line: 502-583-2000 (A long-distance charge may apply)

  • Winning numbers are posted in your Kentucky Lottery retailers

  • Check your local newspaper, and broadcast on local radio and TV stations


Claiming Your Prize At Retail

You won! Congratulations. 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 rules of Pick 3.


Read the Pick 3 Rules.

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.
 
Play It Again!
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Now you can play your favorite numbers AGAIN! It's fast and easy!

  • Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite numbers

  • No need to fill out or keep your playslip

  • Just hand the store clerk your ticket and ask to "Play it Again"

  • Play It Again feature will not work on tickets more than 30 days old

  • More details available at Kentucky Lottery retailers

Past Winners
Ricky Rogers
Taylorsville, KY
$10,000,000 Cash Explosion
Prize:$125,000