How to Play Pick 4

South Carolina Education Lottery is known to offer some really great lottery games which offer some really exciting payouts. One of them is Pick 4, which is widely played across the state. You can win as much as $5000 by just investing $1 and turning the odds of 1 in 10,000 in your favor. To boost your chances of winning the South Carolina Lottery provides you with multiple bet types like Straight, Box, Straight/Box, and Combo which increases your chances and amounts of winning.

Playing South Carolina Pick 4 is quite plain sailing and highly rewarding. Each Pick 4 playslip comprises five panels, so you need to pick four different or duplicate numbers for each panel from a field of 0 to 9. For example, 5674, 4444, 5568, 6669, etc. Or you can also ask your lottery retailer for a Quick Pick to get your numbers randomly generated by the terminal.
If your selected lottery numbers match the drawn numbers according to the chosen play type and wager, you bag the winning prizes.

After picking your numbers, you need to select the wager and the play type ranging from $0.50 to $1, including Straight, Box, Straight/Box, and Combo which ultimately determines your prize amounts. Pick 4 drawings are held twice a day approximately at 12:59 PM and 6:59 PM. The draws are held seven days a week, except the Midday draw on Sundays, which means you have multiple chances to bag the lottery prizes.

To make your game more exciting, the South Carolina Lottery allows you to play the lottery bets for up to 14 draws for either “DAY” or “EVE”, or for 28 consecutive draws for “BOTH” the draws by marking the appropriate box under “Number of Multi-Draws”. Increase your chances of winning by marking the appropriate number of consecutive draws under the “Multi-Draw” option and never miss that chance of winning.

Not limiting your ways of playing Pick 4, The South Carolina Lottery provides you the chance to play your numbers any day in the future, except for the current draw. You just need to ask for Advance Play and you can play for any future draw for South Carolina Pick 4.

It is mandatory to specify the Pick 4 draw time you have selected, by marking "DAY" (Midday), "EVE" (Evening), or "BOTH" (Both) on your playslip.

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.

South Carolina Pick 4 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 South Carolina Pick 4

  • Straight: You win the lottery if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • Box 4-Way: You have to select three same numbers and one different number. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Box 6-Way: You have to select 2 pairs of identical numbers. You win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Box 12-Way: You have to select 1 pair of identical numbers and two different numbers. You can win by matching the numbers in any order.
  • Box 24-Way: To win, you can match your selected numbers which are all different from each other, with the drawn numbers in any order.
  • Combo: You can win the game by matching all the Straight combinations of your selected three-digit numbers.
  • 4-Way Combo: You can play all possible four straight combinations of 4 numbers of which three are the same. You can match these numbers in any order to a win.
  • 6-Way Combo: You can play all six combinations of four numbers consisting of two pairs of identical numbers. You can match these numbers in any order to a win.
  • 12-Way Combo: You can play all possible twelve straight combinations of for numbers out of which 2 are the same. You can match these numbers in any order to a win.
  • 24-Way Combo: You can play all twenty-four combinations and match in any order to win.
  • Straight/Box 4-Way: You have to select three same numbers and one different number. You win by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box 6-Way: You have to select 2 pairs of identical numbers. You win by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box 12-Way: You have to select 1 pair of identical numbers and two different numbers. You win by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box 24-Way: To win, you can match your selected numbers which are all different from each other, with the drawn numbers in exact or any order.

Drawing Date and Time for South Carolina Pick 4

The Pick 4 drawings are held twice a day, seven days a week.

  • The South Carolina Pick 4 lottery holds the Midday (DAY) draw from Monday to Saturday approximately at 12:59 P.M.
  • The South Carolina Pick 4 lottery holds the Evening (EVE) draw daily at 06:59 P.M.

Official Results Of South Carolina Pick 4

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized South Carolina Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.
  • Or you can also call on (803) 734-IWON (4966) to check your winning numbers.

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South Carolina Pick 4 is a daily Draw game, where players select 4 numbers, each from 0 to 9, to bag a top prize of $5000. The game offers multiple play types like Straight, Box, Straight/Box, and Combo to bag exciting lottery prizes so that you never miss that chance of winning.

The South Carolina Pick 4 ticket costs from $0.50 to $1 per play. The cost multiplies depending on the number of plays and wager you select.

The South Carolina Pick 4 drawings are held twice daily approximately at 12:59 p.m. for the DAY draw, held from Monday to Saturday, and 6:59 p.m. for the EVE drawing, from Monday to Sunday. You are eligible to purchase tickets till 12:45 p.m and 6:45 p.m. for the respective drawings.

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Rules Governing Pick 4

  • The legal age of playing the South Carolina Pick 4 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 South Carolina State Laws.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick 4 Lottery

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  • As per the rules of the South Carolina Lottery, your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.
  • It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 4/9
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in South Carolina
  • Game draw days and time: Twice every day, DAY draw - Monday to Saturday at 12:59 P.M., EVE draw - Monday to Sunday at 6:59 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $2500
  • Minimum cash prize: $100
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 10000
  • Game add-on option: Number Of Multi-Draws and Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: 50¢ and $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: South Carolina Education Lottery

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