How to Play Pick3

Missouri Pick 3 Playing Options

You have two options to play pick3-

  • Quick Pick Method: Ask the clerk at lottery retailer for “QP” to let the computer pick randomly three numbers for you to play.
  • Marking numbers on Playslip: Ask the clerk at lottery retailer for the Playslip and mark three desired numbers over it.

EZ Match

Pay an additional $1 to play EZ Match per Pick 3 play. Fill out a Pick 3 EZ Match Playslip printed on the Pick 3 ticket just below the Pick 3 numbers to play EZ Match. They print separate EZ Match ticket for each play. You will have to choose three EZ Match numbers to play EZ Match numbers which will be printed on the back of your ticket. In any of the drawn number matches the number picked by the players (regardless of the order), the player is an instant winner of the amount printed next to the matched EZ Match play number.

1-Off (one up or one down, you win!)

If you play 1-Off, you have 27 chances to win on a single ticket. It is basically a play type which you need to mention during the time of purchase of the ticket. 1-Off ticket costs you an additional $1 per pick 3 play.

After picking your desired numbers, give the Playslip to the retailer. Double-check your ticket to confirm the right numbers and date are correct. Don’t forget to sign the back of your ticket and keep it in a safe place. Check the results to see if you’re a winner!

Play Types of Missouri Pick 3

  • Straight: Match your number in exact order with the drawn numbers.
  • Box: Match your number in any order with the drawn numbers.
  • Straight/Box: Match your number in exact or any order with the drawn number.
  • Front Pair: match the first two number with the drawn numbers in exact order.
  • Back Pair: match the last two numbers with the drawn numbers in exact order.
  • Combo: offers you all possible three-number combinations of the chosen numbers for an exact-order win.
  • 1-Off: you are a winner if your numbers are 1-off the drawn number.

Drawing Date and Time for Missouri Pick 3

Drawings take place twice a day, Midday at 12:45 pm and Evening at 8:59 pm. You can participate in either Midday, Evening or both depending on which draw you want to play and which you want your play to be eligible. They cut off ticket sales from 12:45 to 12:59 pm (Midday draw break) and from 8:59 to 9:15 pm (Evening draw break).

You can play the same number up to 14 consecutive drawings (Midday or Evening) by selecting “Multi-draw” over your ticket.

Official Results of Missouri Pick 3

To find out whether you won or not, do this:

  • Visit the Lottery's website!
  • Subscribe to the Lottery's FREE email newsletter, My Lottery News and Numbers, by going to Newsletter Signup.
  • Call the Lottery hotline nearest you to hear a recorded message of the current winning numbers:
    Jefferson City: (573) 751-1111
    Kansas City: (816) 795-0203
    Springfield: (417) 888-4271
    St. Louis: (314) 340-5805
  • Visit the nearest Lottery office.
  • Check your local newspapers, radio and TV stations.
  • Stop by your nearest Missouri Lottery retailer. Request a winning numbers report, or check your tickets at a Check-A-Ticket machine.

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Pick 3 is an exhilarating daily lotto game available exclusively in Missouri state. You can win cash prizes by matching your numbers with the drawn numbers.

On top of this page, you will see the latest winning numbers of the latest Pick 3 draw.

The legal age to play Pick 3 is 18 years in Missouri.

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Rules Governing Pick3

  • Players must be 18 years or above to purchase Pick 3 lottery ticket.
  • In case of any discrepancy, officially drawn numbers prevail over any other number posted over the website.
  • The player is responsible for checking his/her ticket to make sure that it represents the correct game, draw date, numbers requested, visible bar code and serial number.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick3 Lottery

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  • Claim your prize before the deadline, i.e. within 180 days of the drawing for draw games and 180 days from the game end date for scratch games

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Lotto
  • Game Format: 3/10
  • Game availability:Exclusively available in Missouri only.
  • Game draw days and time: Drawings take place twice a day, Midday at 12:45 pm and Evening at 8:59 pm.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: No Jackpot
  • Minimum cash prize: $1.
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 1,000
  • Game add-on option: EZ Match and 1-Off
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play an extra $1 for add-on bet.
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum.
  • Lottery operator: Missouri State Lottery.

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