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It's easy to PLAY 3 and PLAY 4

We all have those lucky three- and four-digit numbers...

  • PLAY 3 is a daily numbers game. You pick any three-digit number and choose a bet type.
  • PLAY 4 is a daily numbers game. You pick any four-digit number and choose a bet type.

PLAY 3: Play your lucky three-digit number

See PLAY 3 in action [click to enter enhanced Flash version]
  1. Mark your drawing time: DAY, NIGHT or BOTH (remember to use blue or black ink or a pencil). No DAY drawing on Sunday.
  2. Mark the number of drawings you want to enter, up to seven. To enter today's drawing only, leave this section blank.
  3. To enter future drawings, mark one or more days, up to a week in advance.
  4. You can play up to five games on each playslip. For each game you want to play, it's as easy as ...
  5. Mark three numbers, one in each column, from 0 to 9. (If you play Front Pair, mark the first two columns only. If you play Back Pair, mark the last two columns only.)
  6. If you make a mistake, check the VOID box and use the next game panel; don't erase.
  7. If you want the computer to pick numbers for you, mark the Quick Pick box.
  8. Mark the amount you want to bet: 50 or $1.
  9. Mark the bet type you want:

    Straight: Play any 3-digit number. Must match winning numbers exactly.

    Box: Play any 3-digit number. Must match winning numbers in any order.

    Front Pair: Play any 2 digits. First two digits must match winning numbers exactly.

    Back Pair: Play any 2 digits. Last two digits must match winning numbers exactly.

    Straight/Box: Combines a 50 Straight bet and a 50 Box bet for a number on the same ticket. The combined wager is $1.

    Combination: The same as 3 or 6 Straight bets at 3 or 6 times the wager amount.

    Check out what you could win with each bet type.


  10. To enter your PLAY 3 bets, give your completed playslip to the Retailer.
  11. The computer processes your playslip and issues your tickets. Your Retailer will tell you the total amount. Hold on to your tickets; you'll need them if you win!
  12. Remember to always check your ticket before leaving the Retailer location.
  13. The Lottery reserves the right to limit sales of tickets for bets on any specific number at any time.

PLAY 4: Play your lucky four-digit number

How to Play DEMOSee PLAY 4 in action [click to enter enhanced Flash version]

  1. Mark your drawing time: DAY, NIGHT or BOTH (remember to use blue or black ink or a pencil). No DAY drawing on Sunday.
  2. Mark the number of drawings you want to enter, up to seven. To enter today's drawing only, leave this section blank.
  3. If you want to enter future drawings, mark one or more days, up to a week in advance.
  4. You can play up to five games on each playslip. For each game you want to play, it's as easy as ...
  5. Mark four numbers, one in each column, from 0 to 9.
  6. If you make a mistake, mark the VOID box and use the next game panel; don't erase.
  7. If you want the computer to pick numbers for you, mark the Quick Pick box.
  8. Mark the amount you want to bet: 50 or $1.
  9. Mark the bet type you want:

    Straight: Play any 4-digit number. Must match winning numbers exactly.

    Box: Play any 4-digit number. Must match winning numbers in any order.

    Straight/Box: Combines a 50 Straight bet and a 50 Box bet for a number on the same ticket. The combined wager is $1.

    Combination: The same as 4, 6, 12 or 24 Straight bets, multiplied by the bet amount.

    Check out what you could win with each bet type.


  10. To enter your PLAY 4 bets, give your completed playslip to the Retailer.
  11. The computer processes your playslip and issues your tickets. Your Retailer will tell you the total amount. Hold on to your tickets; you'll need them if you win!
  12. Remember to always check your ticket before leaving the Retailer location.
  13. The Lottery reserves the right to limit sales of tickets for bets on any specific number at any time.
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