How to Play Pick 4
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Now Featuring the 1-OFF® Wager with
81 Chances to Win
Drawings twice daily about 1:20 pm and 11 pm ET
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A 50¢ play buys you a chance to win up $2,500; $1 buys you a chance to win up to $5,000.

How to Play


How to Play At Retail
  1. Select 4 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.
  1234 1234 $2500 $5000 1:10,000
BOX: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in ANY order.
24-WAY
(using four different numbers with twenty-four possible winning combinations)
1234 1234 1243 1324 1342 1423
1432 2134 2143 2314 2341
2413 2431 3124 3142 3214
3241 3412 3421 4123 4132
4213 4231 4312 4321
$100 $200 1:417
12-WAY
(using two same numbers with twelve possible winning combinations)
1123 1123 1132 1213 1231 1312
1321 2113 2131 2311 3112
3121 3211
$200 $400 1:833
6-WAY
(using two pairs of numbers with six possible winning combinations)
1122 1122 1212 1221
2112 2121 2211
$400 $800 1:1,167
4-WAY
(using three same numbers with four possible winning combinations)
1112 1112 1121 1211 2111 $600 $1,200 1:2,500
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).
24-WAY
(using four different numbers with twenty-four possible winning combinations)
1234
1234 EXACT ORDER $2,600 1:10,000
1243 1324 1342 1423 1432
2134 2143 2314 2341 2413
2431 3124 3142 3214 3241
3412 3421 4123 4132 4213
4231 4312 4321
ANY ORDER $100 1:417
12-WAY
(using two same numbers with twelve possible winning combinations)
1123
1123 EXACT ORDER $2,700 1:10,000
1132 1213 1231 1312
1321 2113 2131 2311
3112 3121 3211
ANY ORDER $200 1:833
6-WAY
(using two pairs of numbers with six possible winning combinations)
1122
1122 EXACT ORDER $2,900 1:10,000
1212 1221 2112 2121 2211 ANY ORDER $400 1:1,667
4-WAY
(using three same numbers with four possible winning combinations)
1112
1112 EXACT ORDER $3,100 1:10,000
1121 1211 2111 ANY ORDER $600 1:2,500
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 4 digits ($1 minimum wager).
Straight 1234 1234 - $2,500 1:10,000
1-OFF one digit 1234 0234 1134 1224 1233 1235
1244 1334 2234
- $124 1:1,250
1-OFF two digits 1234 0134 0224 0233 0235 0244
0334 1124 1133 1135 1144
1223 1225 1243 1245 1324
1333 1335 1344 2134 2224
2233 2235 2244 2334
- $24 1:417
1-OFF three digits 1234 0124 0133 0135 0144 0223
0225 0243 0245 0324 0333
0335 0344 1123 1125 1143
1145 1323 1325 1343 1345
2124 2133 2135 2144 2223
2225 2243 2245 2324 2333
2335 2344
- $14 1:313
1-OFF four digits 1234 0123 0125 0143 0145
0323 0325 0343 0345
2123 2125 2143 2145
2323 2325 2343 2345
- $32 1:625
*Odds have been rounded to the nearest whole number.
 
IMPORTANT: Marking “Straight/Box” 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 $15,000, 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 4, including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims are governed by Kentucky law and the official rules of Pick 4.


Read the Pick 4 Rules.

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.
 
 
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  • Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite numbers

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Past Winners
Gerald Kidwell
Stanford, KY
Kentucky Cash Blowout
Prize:$250,000