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How to Play 2 By 2

2by2 is a superbly thrilling game played across multiple lottery states including Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming. The game is a hot favorite among lottery players for the amazing game structure and the payouts it offers. The game is popularly known to give you the chance of bagging a fixed jackpot of $22,000 against really favorable odds of 1 in 105,625, with an exclusive option of doubling the won lottery prizes every Tuesday. 

Playing 2by2 is super easy and highly amusive. Just grab a lottery ticket worth $1. Each 2by2 playslip comprises 5 boards. Each board costs $1. Each board on the playslip contains 2 sets of numbers from 1 to 26. To play a single board you need to pick two numbers from the first set of 26 numbers and mark in the Red play area and two numbers from the second set of 26 numbers and mark them in the White play area. Or you can opt for Quick Pick (QP) if you wish to play numbers, randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected 2by2 numbers match the drawn numbers, you bag the winning lottery prizes. 

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in 2 By 2: 2/26 & 2/26
  • Number of drawing machines: 2
  • Type of lottery game: Exotic Lottery

Add On Games

Wished your lottery winnings could double? The 2by2 lottery game grants your wish! Play the 2by2 Tuesday and purchase a 7-day ticket to double any prize won on Tuesday with a top prize of $44,000. All Tuesday prizes are doubled only for a qualifying play. A qualifying Tuesday play requires a ticket purchase of 7 consecutive days or multiples of 7 consecutive days, i.e. 14, 21, and 28. 

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

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning MultiState Lottery 2 By 2 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of MultiState Lottery 2 By 2 Lottery

  • Monday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Tuesday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Wednesday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Thursday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Friday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Saturday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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  • Sunday 10:30 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
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The number of Multi-Draws for every participating state varies according to their state lottery rules. Please click on the View Here button to know, how many draws you can have the chance to play in your state if you mark Multi-Draws/Advance Play a Yes!

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To play a single board on a 2by2 playslip, you need to pick two numbers from the first set of 26 numbers and mark in the Red play area and two numbers from the second set of 26 numbers and mark in the White play area. Or you can opt for Quick Pick.

The 2by2 drawings are held once every day at 9:30 P.M. You are eligible to purchase tickets before 9:00 P.M. for each drawing.

The 2by2 ticket costs $1. Each playslip consists of five boards. Each board costs $1 so if you decide to play all 5 boards on your playslip, the cost of your ticket will increase to $5.

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Rules Governing 2 By 2

  • The legal age of playing MultiState Lottery 2 By 2 is years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying 2 By 2 tickets in MultiState Lottery is Until 10:15 p.m. ET on draw days on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a 2 By 2 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180-365 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the 2 By 2 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 (Exotic)
  • Game Format: 2/26 & 2/26
  • Game availability: Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 10:30 PM ET
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $22,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $3
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 105,625
  • Game add-on option: Tuesday Draw & Multi-Draw
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL)

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