How to Play Pick 3

Kentucky Pick 3, played in threes, rewards in threes! The bundle of Kentucky Lottery comprises games that not only offer exciting cash prizes but also increase your chances of winning, which makes the lottery worth playing. With Kentucky 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, Super Straight, 1-OFF or Pairs. Pick 3 offers nominal prize amounts but provides really high chances of winning the jackpot, which is 1 in 1000.

Kentucky Pick 3 is really easy and fun to play. Each Pick 3 playslip contains five boards. 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 and wager, ranging from $0.50 to $5, including Straight, Box, Straight/Box, 1-OFF, Super Straight, or, Pairs which will actually determine your prize amounts. Pick 3 drawings are held twice a day at 01:20 p.m. ET for Midday draw and 11:00 p.m. ET 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. It is mandatory to specify the draw time you want to play - Midday, Evening, or Both.

Marking Advance Play on your playslip will let you play any day, seven days in advance. This means you can play up to 14 consecutive draws in advance by just marking Advance Play on your playslip.

Want to play your selected Pick 3 numbers again? Of course, you can! Opting the Play It Again feature will let you use your playslip to purchase a new ticket with your same lucky numbers. There’s no need for you to fill another playslip or keep the same playslip with yourself. You just need to hand over your ticket to the store clerk and ask to “Play It Again”.

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.

Kentucky 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 Kentucky Pick 3

  • Straight: You win the lottery if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • Box: You win by matching the drawn numbers in any 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.
  • Super Straight: 3 - Way - You can match your winning numbers in any order and win the Straight combinations, covering all possible straight combinations. You have to select one pair of the same numbers and one different number. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Super Straight: 6 - Way - You can match your winning numbers in any order and win the Straight combinations, covering all possible straight combinations. You have to select three different numbers. You win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • 1-Off on Straight Match - Select three digits. These three digits should match the drawn numbers in exact order.
  • 1-OFF on one digit: Select three digits in which two digits match and one digit is off by one.
  • 1-OFF on two digits: Select three digits in which one digit matches and two digits are off by one.
  • 1-OFF on three digits: Select three digits in which all three digits are off by one.
  • 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.
  • Split Pair: You have to select any two numbers. You win by matching the first and last number of the drawn numbers in exact order.

Drawing Date and Time for Kentucky Pick 3

The Pick 3 drawings are held twice a day.

  • The Kentucky Pick 3 lottery holds the Midday draw every day approximately at 01:20 P.M. ET
  • The Kentucky Pick 3 lottery holds the Evening draw every day approximately at 11:00 P.M. ET

Official Results Of Kentucky Pick 3

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized Kentucky Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.
  • Or you can download the official app of the Kentucky Lottery to check your winning numbers.

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Kentucky Pick 3 is a daily Draw game, where players select 3 numbers, each from 0 to 9, to bag a top prize of $600. It offers multiple ways to bag exciting lottery prizes.

The cost of Kentucky Pick 3 ranges from $0.50 to $1 per play. The cost multiplies depending on the number of plays you select.

The Kentucky Pick 3 drawings are held twice daily at 01:20 p.m. ET and 11:00 p.m. ET. The Pick 3 tickets are eligible for cancellation within an hour of its purchase on the same terminal where it was purchased.

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Rules Governing Pick 3

  • The legal age of playing the Kentucky Pick 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 the Kentucky Laws.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick 3 Lottery

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  • As per the rules by Kentucky 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 Kentucky only
  • Game draw days and time: Twice a day at 01:20 P.M. and 11:00 P.M. ET
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $300
  • Minimum cash prize: $4
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 1000
  • Game add-on option: Advance Play, Play It Again
  • Ticket cost: $0.50 to $5
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Kentucky Lottery

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