How to Play Pick 3

Iowa Pick 3, played in threes, rewards in threes! The bundle of Iowa Lottery comprises games that not only offer exciting cash prizes but also increase your chances of winning, which makes the lottery worth playing. With Iowa Pick 3, you can win as much as $600 by just investing $1. The game offers various options that help boost your prize and chances of winning with multiple wagers like Straight, Box, Straight/Box, or Pairs. Pick 3 offers nominal prize amounts but provides really high chances of winning the jackpot, which is 1 in 1000.

Iowa Pick 3 is really easy and fun to play. Each Pick 3 playslip contains five panels, comprising 2 columns each. You have to simply select 3 duplicate or different numbers from a field of 0 to 9, one for each column, and mark it on your playslip. If your selected numbers match the winning numbers according to your bet type you bag the winning prizes. Or you can opt for the Quick Pick option and let the terminal randomly generate your numbers.

After selecting your numbers, you need to select the play type or wager ranging from $0.50 to $5, including Straight, Box, Straight/Box, or, Pairs which will actually determine your prize amounts. Pick 3 drawings are held twice a day at 12:20 p.m. for Midday draw and 10:00 p.m. for the Evening drawing. The draws are held seven days a week, which means you have multiple chances to win every day with each game. The lottery also offers you the option of playing up to 16 consecutive draws at a time.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get a ticket for selected numbers 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.

Iowa Pick 3 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 Iowa Pick 3

  • Straight:You win the lottery if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • 3-Way Box: You have to select one pair of the same numbers and one different number. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • 6-Way Box: You have to select three different numbers. You win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Straight/Box 3-Way Exact - You have to select one pair of the same numbers and one distinct number. You win by matching these digits in exact order.
  • Straight/Box - 6 Way Exact - You have to select any three different numbers. To win you can match these numbers in exact order.
  • Straight/Box 3-Way Any -You have to select one pair of the same numbers and one distinct number. You win by matching these digits in any order.
  • Straight/Box - 6 Way Any - You have to select any three different numbers. To win you can match these numbers in any order.
  • Front Pair - You have to select any two numbers. You win by matching the first two numbers in exact order.
  • Back Pair: You have to select any two numbers. You win by matching the first two numbers in exact order.

Drawing Date and Time for Iowa Pick 3

The Pick 3 drawings are held twice a day.

  • The Iowa Pick 3 lottery holds the Midday draw every day approximately at 12:20 P.M.
  • The Iowa Pick 3 lottery holds the Evening draw every day approximately at 10:00 P.M.

Official Results Of Iowa Pick 3

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized Iowa Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.

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Pick 3 is a daily Draw game, where players select 3 numbers, each from 0 to 9, to bag a top prize of $500. It offers multiple ways to bag exciting lottery prizes.

The cost of Iowa Pick 3 ticket ranges from $0.50 to $5 per play. The cost multiplies depending on the number of plays you select.

The Iowa Pick 3 drawings are held twice daily at 12:20 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. You are eligible to purchase tickets 20 minutes prior to the applicable drawing.

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Rules Governing Pick 3

  • The legal age of playing the Iowa Pick 3 Lottery is 21 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 90 days else their winnings will be fortified.
  • All games are strictly subjected to the Iowa State Laws.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick 3 Lottery

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  • As per the rules by Iowa 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: 3/9
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Iowa only
  • Game draw days and time: Twice a day at 12:20 P.M. and 10:00 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $300
  • Minimum cash prize: $30
  • Minimum age to play: 21
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 1000
  • Game add-on option: Multi-Draw
  • Ticket cost: $0.50 to $5
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Iowa Lottery

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