Understand the Play Types and Payouts with Examples!

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The Illinois Pick 3 plus FIREBALL drawings are held twice a day, seven days a week, offering great odds and increased chances of winning. Pick 3 by the Illinois Lottery, is highly popular as it offers multiple chances to win every day. You just need to pick 3 numbers from 0 to 9, along with the play type which determines your lottery winnings. If your selected numbers match the winning numbers of the draw according to your wager, you bag the jackpot. To increase your chances and ways of winning, Illinois Lottery provides its players with an excellent game-transforming add-on option like FIREBALL, which turns a non-winning ticket into a winning ticket or a winning ticket into a multiple. Why miss that lucky chance to play and crack the next win!

The table below depicts the different ways you can play Pick 3 and how it affects your odds and prize payout potential.

Match Prize Odds (1 in) Payback Rates
Straight $500 1,000 5000%
Box (3-way) $160 333 48.05%
Straight + Box (3-way) - Straight match $330 1,000 33.00%
Straight + Box (3-way) - Box match $80 333 24.02%
Pair $50 100 50.00%
Straight with Fireball $200 333 30.03%
Box (3-way) with Fireball $60 111 27.03%
Str + Box (3-way) w/ Fireball - Str match $260 400 32.50%
Str + Box (3-way) w/ Fireball - Box match $60 200 15.00%
Pair with Fireball $20 33 30.30%

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