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How to Play Daily 3

The California Daily 3 Lottery takes place twice a day, which means more chances of winning with each game! With your favorite three analyzed numbers, you can change the game in your favor and win prizes above $600. The game offers different types of bets along with the Advance Play to increase your chances of winning with consecutive draws for 7 days on the same playslip.

The Daily 3 Lottery takes place twice a day, providing you with more chances of winning with each game! You just need to pick 3 numbers from 0-9 on the Playslip and match them to the winning numbers to win. You can select your numbers by using the Quick Pick method. And can also increase the chances of winning by just marking the Advance Play Box.

There are varying ways available to play the game including, the Straight, Box, and Straight/Box. Remember that Advance Play just allows you to play the same numbers for consecutive draws on one playslip.

For only $1 you can play the California Daily 3 Lottery. You just have to choose 3 numbers from 0-9 on your playslip. You can opt for the Quick Pick method, in which the random number generator or the computer selects the numbers for you. After choosing the numbers you can select the bet type you want to play with. To play the same numbers for consecutive draws you can opt for the Advance Play option. The Advance Play allows you to play the same numbers and playstyle for 1-7 or 14 consecutive draws on one playslip. After receiving your ticket, verify it and then sign the back of it. As Daily 3 has two draws daily, playing 14 draws will result in 7 days of Play thereby increasing your chances of winning.

California Daily 3 Playing Options

  • Ask for the quick Pick or leave it up to your luck. If you don’t specify a bet amount, they will give you the most popular bet type, straight box, cost $1, with three randomly selected numbers.
  • Or you can specify the bet amount and bet type and choose your number yourself. You can purchase Playslip from the lottery retailers.

Play Types Of California Daily 3

The type of bet you choose to play will appear on your lottery ticket. Different bet types for Daily 3 are:

  • Straight - If the winning numbers match in the same order, you are a winner.
  • Box - If the winning numbers match in any order, you win.
  • Straight/Box - If you match the winning numbers in exact order and win ½ of the Straight Prize and ½ of the Box prize. Or if you match the winning numbers in any order and win ½ the Box prize only, you are a winner.

Drawing Date and Time for California Daily 3

The Daily 3 drawings are held twice a day.

  • California Daily3 lottery holds Midday draw every day approximately at 1 PM PST.
  • California Daily3 lottery holds Evening draw every day approximately at 6:30 PM PST.

Official Results Of California Daily 3

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers over the official website or visit the California lottery retailer, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.
  • You can also check your winning numbers by downloading the California Lottery App and check your winning numbers.
  • You can also scan your ticket and check using the Check-A-Ticket feature.

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The Straight/Box wager is equally divided between Box and Straight play styles. You can win by matching your numbers in exact order for Straight wager, or by matching them in any order for the Box wager.

Daily 3 is available at all lottery retailers. The drawings take place twice daily and your entry must be done before 1 PM and 6:30 PM to be eligible for the draws.

To check your winnings, you need to look at the Lottery website for winning numbers and prizes. You can even download the California Lottery App and can scan your tickets to know about your numbers.

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Rules Governing Daily 3

  • The legal age of playing the Daily 3 Lottery is 18 years.
  • Players are responsible to ensure the accuracy of their ticket, not the retailers or authorities.
  • All games are strictly subjected to California State Lottery Regulations and California State Laws.
  • Winners can claim their prize by representing the ticket only, not the playslip. It is the sole instrument to claim the prize.
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Claiming a Prize from the Daily 3 Lottery

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  • You have to sign and complete the back of your ticket
  • Claim your prize before the deadline, i.e. within 180 days of the drawing for draw games and 180 days from the game end date for scratch games

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 3/10
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in California only.
  • Game draw days and time: Every day, at 1 PM PST and 6:30 PM PST
  • Minimum jackpot amount: No Jackpot
  • Minimum cash prize: $1.
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 1,000
  • Game add-on option: Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: California State Lottery

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