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How to Play Pick 3

Louisiana Pick 3, played in threes, rewards in threes! The Louisiana Lottery collection comprises games that not only offer exciting cash prizes but also increase your chances of winning, which makes them worth giving a shot. With Louisiana Pick 3, you can win as much as $500 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 Combo. Pick 3 offers nominal prize amounts but provides really high chances of winning the jackpot, which is 1 in 1000. The maximum amount of prize you win depends on your chosen playstyle and wager.

Playing Louisiana Pick 3 is quite exciting and plain sailing. You have to simply select 3 numbers 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 numbers match the winning numbers according to your bet type you bag the winning prizes.

After selecting your numbers, you need to select the play type and wager, ranging from $0.50, $1 to $5, including Straight, Box, Straight/Box, or, Combo which will actually determine your prize amounts. Pick 3 drawings are held once a day in the evening at 9:59 p.m. The draws are held seven days a week, which means you have multiple chances to win every week.

Wish to play Louisiana Pick 3 numbers for more than one drawing! Select Multi-Draw and save your time by playing your numbers for multiple drawings. With Multi-Draw, you can play up to 2, 4, 6, 7, or 14 consecutive drawings. Yes, the game does offer multiple chances to play, so that you never miss that chance of winning.

Not limiting your options here, Louisiana Pick 3 lottery provides you the chance to play any day in the future through the next six days. You just need to ask for Advance Play and you can play for any future draw in the next six days.

Not stagnating your chances to win, the Louisiana Lottery also offers an option of “Replay”, wherein you can play the same numbers, game options, and the number of drawings, you opted for in the previously played ticket.

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

Play/Bet Types Of Louisiana 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.
  • 3-Way Combo: You have to select one pair of the same numbers and one different number. You win by matching these numbers in all possible straight plays.
  • 6-Way Combo: You have to select three different numbers. You win by matching these numbers in all possible Straight combinations.
  • Straight/Box 3-Way - You have to select one pair of the same numbers and one distinct number. You win by matching these digits in either exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box - 6 Way - You have to select any three different numbers. To win you can match these numbers in exact or any order.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Pick 3: 3/9
  • Number of drawing machines: 3
  • Type of lottery game: 3 Ball Numbers Game

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning Louisiana Pick 3 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Louisiana Pick 3 Lottery

  • Monday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
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Louisiana Pick 3 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 14 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Louisiana 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 Louisiana Pick 3 ranges from $0.50, $1, $5 per play depending on the type of playstyle you select. The cost multiplies depending on the number of plays you select.

The Louisiana Pick 3 drawings are held once daily at 09:59 p.m. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets for Pick 3 by 09:30 p.m. only.

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Rules Governing Pick 3

  • The legal age of playing Louisiana Pick 3 is 21 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Pick 3 tickets in Louisiana is 9:30 p.m. on the day of the drawing on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Pick 3 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick 3 Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type:Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 3/9
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Louisiana only
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 09:59 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $250
  • Minimum cash prize: $40
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 1000
  • Game add-on option: Multi-Draw, Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: $0.50, $1 and $5
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Louisiana Lottery

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