How to Play Pick 4

Illinois Pick 4, a daily draw game that doubles your excitement and chances to win. With Illinois Pick 4 plus FIREBALL, you can play your favorite four numbers with your chosen playstyle, that rewards you as much as $5000, by just investing $1 against some really favorable odds of 1 in 10,000. The Illinois Pick 4 takes place twice a day which means more chances of winning every day! With your favorite four analyzed numbers, you can change the game in your favor. The Pick 4 plus FIREBALL offers various options that help boost your prize and chances of winning with multiple wagers like Straight, Box, Straight/Box, and Combo.

Playing Illinois Pick 4 is quite easy and highly rewarding! You simply have to select 4 duplicate or distinct numbers like 4567, 5572, 6660, 5999, or 8888 from a field of 0 to 9, one for each column, and mark it on your playslip. Or you can opt for the Quick Pick and let the terminal randomly generate your numbers. If your selected lottery numbers match the winning numbers according to the selected bet type you bag the winning prizes.

Want to turn your non-winning tickets into a winning ticket or an already winning ticket into a multiple! With the Illinois Lottery, you can! Illinois Pick 4 Lottery provides you with the option of playing Plus FIREBALL, which lets you have a chance to exchange the FIREBALL number with one of the winning Pick 4 numbers so you end up having a winning combination and bag an exciting lottery prize. The game also allows you to play the draws up to 6 consecutive days on the same playslip by informing your lottery retailers prior to the draw by marking the appropriate Number Of Days on your playslip.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get a ticket for selected numbers, play styles, and draw time(s). Your lottery ticket is your only receipt. Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication.

Illinois Pick 4 Playing Options

  • Ask your lottery retailer for Quick Pick and leave it up to your luck.
  • Or you can specify the bet amount and bet type and select your numbers. You can purchase Playslip from any licensed lottery retailers.

Play/Bet Types Of Illinois Pick 4

  • Straight: You win the lottery if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • Box 4-Way: You have to select three same numbers and one different number. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Box 6-Way: You have to select 2 pairs of identical numbers. You win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Box 12-Way: You have to select 1 pair of identical numbers and two different numbers. You can win by matching the numbers in any order.
  • Box 24-Way: To win, you can match your selected numbers which are all different from each other, with the drawn numbers in any order.
  • Combo: You can win the game by matching all the Straight combinations of your selected three-digit numbers.
  • 4-Way Combo: You can play all possible four straight combinations of 4 numbers of which three are the same. You can match these numbers in any order to a win.
  • 6-Way Combo: You can play all six combinations of four numbers consisting of two pairs of identical numbers. You can match these numbers in any order to a win.
  • 12-Way Combo: You can play all possible twelve straight combinations of for numbers out of which 2 are the same. You can match these numbers in any order to a win.
  • 24-Way Combo: You can play all twenty-four combinations and match in any order to win.
  • Straight/Box 4-Way: You have to select three same numbers and one different number. You win by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box 6-Way: You have to select 2 pairs of identical numbers. You win by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box 12-Way: You have to select 1 pair of identical numbers and two different numbers. You win by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box 24-Way: To win, you can match your selected numbers which are all different from each other, with the drawn numbers in exact or any order.

Drawing Date and Time for Illinois Pick 4

The Pick 4 drawings are held twice a day.

  • The Illinois Pick 4 lottery holds the Midday draw approximately at 12:40 P.M. CST daily.
  • The Illinois Pick 4 lottery holds the Evening draw daily approximately at 09:22 P.M. CST daily.

Official Results Of Illinois Pick 4

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized Illinois Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.
  • Or you can also check your winning numbers by visiting the Illinois Lottery Youtube Channel.

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Illinois Pick 4 is a daily Draw game, where players select 4 numbers, each from 0 to 9, to bag a top prize of $5000. The game offers multiple ways to bag exciting lottery prizes so that you never miss that chance of winning.

The Illinois Pick 4 ticket costs $0.50 to $5 per play. The cost multiplies depending on the number of plays you select.

The Illinois Pick 4 drawings are held twice daily at 12:40 p.m. for the Midday draw and 9:22 p.m. CST for the Evening drawing. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets till 12:35 p.m CST and 9:15 p.m. CST for the respective drawings.

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Rules Governing Pick 4

  • The legal age of playing the Illinois Pick 4 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 365 days else their winnings will be fortified.
  • All games are strictly subjected to the Illinois State Laws.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick 4 Lottery

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  • As per the rules by Illinois Lottery, your original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
  • Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 4/9
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Illinois only
  • Game draw days and time: Twice a day at 12:40 P.M. and 09:22 P.M. CST
  • Minimum jackpot amount:$2500 $250
  • Minimum cash prize: $40 for $0.50 bet
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 1000
  • Game add-on option: FIREBALL
  • Ticket cost: $0.50 - $5 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Illinois Lottery

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