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Pick 4

This exciting Pennsylvania game pays out a grand prize of $5,000, and with draws twice a day there are lots of opportunities to pocket cash wins. Add the Wild Ball option to your play for even more chances to match the winning numbers.

Draws take place twice every day, and you can play one, or both. The Day draw is held at 1:35 pm ET, and ticket sales end at 1:05 pm. The Evening draw takes place at 6:59 pm ET, and sales close at 6:57 pm.

How to Play

Play up to five times on a playslip. Each panel is one $0.50 or $1.00 play. Pick your favorite four-digit number from 0 to 9, or let Quick Pick randomly computer-generate it.

Choose one of a selection of play types. Straight: Win by matching the lottery’s numbers in the exact order drawn. Box: Win by matching the lottery’s numbers in any order. Straight/Box: Win by matching the numbers drawn in exact OR any order. Prizes and odds depend on the play type you select – see below for more information.

Enter the Day draw at 1:35 pm ET, Evening draw at 6:59 pm ET, or both.

Choose how much you want to wager per game – $0.50 or $1.00. Select the time and date you’ll play, or enter up to seven drawings in advance with the same numbers and play type.

Wild Ball

For extra chances at winning combinations, add on the Wild Ball option. A one-digit Wild Ball number is selected before each draw. The number can replace one of the lottery’s numbers for that draw, generating more ways to win. Wild Ball doubles the cost of your play type and the payouts are also different. Visit the Wild Ball page to learn more.

Pick 4 Prizes and Odds of Winning

The table below has information on each play type, prize amounts for a $0.50 and $1.00 play, and chances of winning.

With the Wild Ball add-on, there are different prizes and odds from the base game. Scroll down to the second table for details.

PA Pick 4 Prizes and Odds of Winning
Play Type* Match Pick Prize 50¢ Play Prize $1 Play Odds of Winning
Straight 4 digits in exact order Any 4 digits $2,500 $5,000 1 in 10,000
Box 4 digits in any order 3 same digits & 1 unique digit $600 $1,200 1 in 2,500
Box 4 digits in any order 2 pairs of unique digits $400 $800 1 in 1,667
Box 4 digits in any order 1 pair of digits & 2 unique digits $200 $400 1 in 833.33
Box 4 digits in any order Any 4 unique digits $100 $200 1 in 416.67
Straight
/Box
Combines a Straight play & a Box play Any 4 unique digits $2,500 (Straight)
$100 (Box)
1 in 10,000 (Straight)
1 in 416.67 (Box)
Straight
/Box
Combines a Straight play & a Box play 1 pair of digits & 2 unique digits $2,500 (Straight)
$200 (Box)
1 in 10,000 (Straight)
1 in 833.33 (Box)
Straight
/Box
Combines a Straight play & a Box play 2 pairs of unique digits $2,500 (Straight)
$400 (Box)
1 in 10,000 (Straight)
1 in 1,667 (Box)
Straight
/Box
Combines a Straight play & a Box play 3 same digits & 1 unique digit $2,500 (Straight)
$600 (Box)
1 in 10,000 (Straight)
1 in 2,500 (Box)
*Straight/Box may only be played with a 50¢ wager.

Pick 4 with Wild Ball Prizes and Odds of Winning

Adding the Wild Ball option changes prizes and odds from the Pick 4 base game – check this table for details of a $1.00 play with Wild Ball.

PA Pick 4 with Wild Ball Prizes and Odds of Winning
Play Type* Pick 4 Base Game Prize Wild Ball Prize Wild Ball Odds of Winning
Straight $5,000 $1,500 1 in 2,500
Box (4-Way) $1,200 $390 1 in 625
Box (6-Way) $800 $260 1 in 417
Box (12-Way) $400 $130 1 in 208
Box (24-Way) $200 $60 1 in 104
*Prize amounts based on $1 per play — for 50¢ play, prizes are half the amount shown.

Pick 4 Winning Examples

Check out some examples of Pick 4 winning plays for more information on how the game operates.

Pick 4 is the Pennsylvania Lottery game that pays out 5,000 to 1 on a Straight play. With a Day and Evening draw every day, there are plenty of chances to hit it big – add the Wild Ball option to help make even more winning combinations. See how to play, play styles, winning examples, and prizes and odds.

Pick 4 – Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 4 Pennsylvania Hot and Cold Numbers

Hot Numbers

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How to Play the Pennsylvania Pick 4 Lottery

Pennsylvania Pick 4 draws are held twice a day, with a top prize of $5000 per draw. To play Pick 4, you must enter a 4-digit number from 0000 to 9999. You must match the 4 winning numbers in exact order to hit the top prize.

You can bet $0.50 or $1 and choose from 3 different playstyles:

  • Straight: You must match all 5 winning numbers in the exact order.
  • Box: You can match all 5 winning numbers in any order.
  • Straight/Box: You can match the winning numbers in any order or in exact order. Available only at $1 per ticket, with $0.50 each going to Straight and Box wagers.

You can also play with the Wild Ball, which gives you a chance to exchange the Wild Ball number with one of the winning numbers so you can get a match.

Pennsylvania Pick 4 Drawing Schedule

Pick 4 draws are held twice a day at 1:35 PM and 6:59 PM Eastern Time. You can buy tickets up until 1:05 PM for the morning draw and 6:57 PM for the evening draw.

Pennsylvania Pick 4 Payout and Odds of Winning

The amount you can win depends on the playstyle you choose, how much you bet, and the numbers you pick.

Everything you need to know about Pennsylvania’s Pick 4 lottery game – its latest and past results, winning numbers, payouts, odds, and more. ]]>