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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.

California Daily 4 Playing Options

  • Playing Daily 4 is easy as all you have to do is ask the retailer for Quick Pick for choosing random numbers through the computer system for the next drawing.
  • 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 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.

Drawing Date and Time for California Daily 4

The drawings for Daily 4 are held once, every day!

  • The California Daily4 lottery holds the draw every day approximately at 6:30 PM PST.

Official Results Of California Daily 4

  • 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 $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 the Daily 3 Lottery is 18 years.
  • Players are responsible to ensure the accuracy of their ticket, not the retailers or authorities.
  • Players need to claim their winnings within a valid time period of 180 days, else their winnings will be fortified.
  • All games are strictly subjected to California State Lottery Regulations and California State Laws.
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Claiming a Prize from the Daily4 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: 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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