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How to Play Daily4

Play Daily 4 and increase your chances of winning prizes with a great number of odds! California Lottery sold its first ticket in October 1985 and since then funneled more than $30.9 billion into California’s educational institutions, public schools, and colleges. The Lottery Commission of California is charged with generating supplemental funding for public education in California.

Playing California Daily 4 is quite easy! You just need a playslip, that you can find at any Lottery retailer and pick 4 numbers between 0 and 9. You can even opt for the Quick Pick option for the computer to choose your winning numbers randomly. After picking your numbers, choose the Playstyle you want to bet with. The Advance Play option lets you play the same set of numbers on one playslip for multiple draws, thereby escalating your chances of winning!

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 multiple draws only on one playslip.

For only $1 you can play the California Daily 4 Lottery. You just have to choose 4 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 randomly. After picking your numbers you need to choose the bet type you want to play with. To play the same numbers for multiple draws you can opt for the Advance Play option. The Advance Play allows you to play multiple draws with the same numbers and playstyle on one playslip. After receiving your ticket, verify it and then sign the back of it, for proper proofing.

Play Types Of California Daily 4

The type of bet you choose to play will appear on your lottery ticket. Different bet types for Daily 4 are:

  • Straight - If the winning numbers match in the same order, you win.
  • Box -If the winning numbers match in any order, you are a winner.
  • Straight/Box - If you match the winning numbers in exact order you 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.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Daily4: 4/9
  • Number of drawing machines: 4
  • Type of lottery game: 4 Ball Numbers Game

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning California Daily4 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of California Daily4 Lottery

  • Monday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)
  • Tuesday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)
  • Wednesday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)
  • Thursday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)
  • Friday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)
  • Saturday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)
  • Sunday 6:30 PM PT (GMT-12:00)


California Daily4 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 14 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

Lottery Results

After the drawing, you can check the winning lottery numbers and prizes at:

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The $1 wager of Straight/Box is equally divided between Box and Straight playstyles. You can win the game by matching all 4 numbers in an exact order i.e. Straight wager or in any order, which is the Box wager.

Daily 4 is available at all lottery retailers. The drawings take place once daily and your entry must be done by 6:30 PM to be eligible for the draw.

You have only 180 days from the date of the draw to claim your Daily 4 winnings.

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Rules Governing Daily4

  • The legal age of playing California Daily4 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Daily4 tickets in California is 6:30 p.m. on the day of the drawing.
  • Ticket cancellation is only allowed in specific situations. See the official website for details.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Daily4 Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Draw Draw Game
  • Game Format: 4/10
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in California only.
  • Game draw days and time: Every day, at 6:30 PM PST
  • Minimum jackpot amount: No Jackpot
  • Minimum cash prize: $1
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 10,000
  • 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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