How to Play Pick 4

Iowa Pick 4, a daily draw game, is popularly known to levy its players with most of the choices to play and win. The game offers a jackpot prize as much as $6000 by just investing $1 against some really favorable odds of 1 in 10,000. Pick 4 lottery allows its players to pick their four numbers every day and choose the way to play and win them daily. The Iowa Pick 4 draws are held twice a day, thereby increasing your chances of playing and winning! By offering multiple wagers like Straight, Box, Straight/Box, and Pairs, the Iowa Lottery boosts your chances of winning and ultimately the winning amounts.

Playing Iowa Pick 4 is quite plain sailing and highly exciting! You have to simply select 4 duplicate or distinct numbers like 5687, 6679, 2228, 5999, or 4444 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.

After selecting your playing numbers, you need to select the play type or wager ranging from $0.50 to $5, including Straight, Box, Straight/Box, or, Pairs which actually determines your winning amounts. Pick 4 drawings are held twice a day at 12:20 p.m. CT for Midday draw and 10:00 p.m. CT for the Evening drawing. The draws are held seven days a week, which means you have multiple chances to win each day with each Pick 4 game.

The Iowa lottery also offers you the option of playing the Pick 4 numbers up to 16 consecutive draws at a time. You just need to mark the appropriate box and select the number of draws you want to play under the Multi-Draws option.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get a ticket for selected numbers, play types, 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 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 Iowa 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.
  • Straight/Box 4-Way Exact - You have to select three same numbers and one different number. You win by matching these digits in exact order.
  • Straight/Box - 4 Way Any - You have to select three same numbers and one different number. To win you can match these numbers in any order.
  • Straight/Box 6-Way Exact - You have to select 2 pairs of identical numbers. You win by matching these digits in exact order.
  • Straight/Box - 6 Way Any - You have to select 2 pairs of identical numbers. To win you can match these numbers in any order.
  • Straight/Box 12-Way Exact - You have to select 1 pair of identical numbers and two different numbers. You win by matching these digits in exact order.
  • Straight/Box 12-Way Any - You have to select 1 pair of identical numbers and two different numbers. You win by matching these digits in any order.
  • Straight/Box 24-Way Exact - To win, you can match your selected numbers which are all different from each other, with the drawn numbers in exact order.
  • Straight/Box 24-Way Any - To win, you can match your selected numbers which are all different from each other, with the drawn 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 4

The Pick 4 drawings are held twice a day.

  • The Iowa Pick 4 lottery holds the Midday draw every day approximately at 12:20 P.M. CT
  • The Iowa Pick 4 lottery holds the Evening draw every day approximately at 10:00 P.M. CT

Official Results Of Iowa Pick 4

  • 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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Iowa Pick 4 is a daily Draw game, where players select 4 numbers, each from 0 to 9, to bag a top prize of $6000. The game was introduced in April, 1985, and since then has produced a considerable number of winners.

Iowa Pick 4 costs 50 cents to $5 per play. The cost multiplies depending on the number of plays you select.

To play lottery games offered by the Iowa Lottery you need to be 21 years old or above. No individual below the age of 21 can play or claim Iowa Lottery games.

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Rules Governing Pick 4

  • The legal age of playing the Iowa Pick 4 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 4 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: 4/9
  • Game availability:Exclusively available in Iowa only
  • Game draw days and time: Twice a day at 12:20 P.M. CT and 10:00 P.M. CT
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $3000
  • Minimum cash prize: $30
  • Minimum age to play: 21
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 10000
  • 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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