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How to Play 2 By 2

2by2 is North Dakota’s hot favorite lottery for the amazing game structure and the exciting payouts it offers. The game is a multi-state lottery played in other states including Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The lottery is widely popular as it gives you the chance of bagging a fixed jackpot of $22,000 against some really favorable odds of 1 in 105,625 also with the option of doubling the lottery prizes won every Tuesday. The draws for the game are held every day along with the option of playing your lucky 2by2 numbers for up to 42 consecutive draws thereby increasing your chances to win the lottery.

Playing North Dakota 2by2 is all easy and fun. Just grab a lottery ticket worth $1. Each playslip contains two sets of numbers from 1 to 26. To play, 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 (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.

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.

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

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2by2 Tuesday

Want to double your North Dakota 2by2 lottery winnings? Of course, you want to! Just play 2by2 Tuesday Double Prize 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, 28, 35, or, 42.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

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

Drawing Schedule Of North Dakota 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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North Dakota 2 By 2 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 42 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Just 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. And if your numbers match the drawn numbers you bag the winning lottery prizes.

The North Dakota 2by2 drawings are held once every day at 9:30 P.M. You are eligible to purchase tickets before 8:58 P.M. for each drawing.

Your North Dakota 2by2 prizes can be claimed within a period of 180 days from the date of the drawing. If not redeemed within the stipulated time, the winnings are fortified.

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Rules Governing 2 By 2

  • The legal age of playing North Dakota 2 By 2 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying 2 By 2 tickets in North Dakota is 9:58 pm ET 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 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: Exclusively available in North Dakota only
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 9:30 P.M.
  • 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 Double Prize Draw & Multi-Draw
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: North Dakota Lottery

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