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Play it Your Way, Any Day!

PICK 4 ™ is a twice-daily game that pays a top prize of $5,000. Play it Straight or Combo for bigger prizes. To increase your chances of winning, try a Box, Straight/Box, 1-OFF ® or Pairs play. You can play it your way any day – twice a day! With midday and evening drawings, you have two chances to play – and win!

To play, pick up a PICK 4 playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer. Each playslip contains five panels (A-E). In each panel played:

  1. Select one number (from 0 through 9) from each column for a total of four digits, or mark the QP (Quick Pick) box and let the terminal randomly select some or all of your numbers. For a Front Pair play, select numbers from the first two columns only; for a Mid Pair play, select numbers from the middle two columns only; and, for a Back Pair play, select numbers from the last two columns only.
  2. Select the play type: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo, 1-OFF, Front Pair, Mid Pair or Back Pair.
  3. Select the amount you want to play: 50 cents or $1 (all Straight/Box and 1-OFF plays cost $1; Combo plays cost $2 to $24).
  4. Select the draw time. Select MID for the midday drawing (1:30 p.m. ET), EVE for the evening drawing (9:45 p.m. ET) draw, or BOTH for both the midday and evening drawings. If no draw time is marked, the terminal will automatically print a ticket for the next available draw. If BOTH is selected, two separate tickets will print – one for the midday drawing and one for the evening drawing.
  5. To Advance Play the same numbers and play types up to 14 consecutive days for the selected draw time(s), simply mark the number in the “Days” section on your playslip.
  6. Give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. You will receive a ticket for each set of selected numbers and draw date(s). Please check your ticket(s) before you leave the store. You are responsible for the accuracy of your ticket(s).
  7. Check the official drawing results to see if you’re a winner! Draw results are available on this website, at authorized Florida Lottery retailers and by calling (850) 921-PLAY (7529). You may also watch the drawings online.

PICK 4 drawings are held twice daily, seven days per week, at approximately 1:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. ET. Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 10 minutes prior to the applicable drawing – 1:20 p.m. ET for the midday drawings and 9:35 p.m. ET for the evening drawings.

Please remember: All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the applicable draw date.
Prizes of less than $600 may be claimed at any authorized Florida Lottery retailer.

If you claim a prize on a winning Advance Play ticket before all of the drawings on the ticket have occurred, you will be issued a continuation ticket for the remaining draws with the same play numbers and play types as the original ticket.

How to Play 1-OFF ®

Ever feel like you’re close, but you’ve somehow missed the mark? Well, the Florida Lottery has a brand new way to play PICK 4 ™ where it pays to be close. With 1-OFF ® you can miss by one and still win a cash prize. That’s 81 more chances to win!

To play, simply pick up a PICK 4 playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer.

Select your four numbers, or QP to let the terminal randomly pick some or all of your numbers.

Mark the 1-OFF ® box on the PICK 4 playslip.

Select the draw time: MID, EVE, or BOTH.

Once you give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer, you will receive a ticket printed with your 4-digit number and the 1-OFF numbers higher or lower than your 4-digit number.

During the PICK 4 drawing, 4 numbers will be drawn at random. If your 4-digit number is a Straight match to the numbers drawn, you win $2,500. Or, if any of your 1-OFF numbers match the PICK 4 numbers drawn, you can win up to $100.

PICK 4™ 1-OFF ® Odds Payout
Straight 1:10,000 $2,500
1-OFF on one digit 1:1,250 $100
1-OFF on four digits 1:625 $50
1-OFF on two digits 1:416.67 $25
1-OFF on three digits 1:312.50 $15

Now you know how to play PICK 4 1-OFF!

Players who match all four of the winning numbers drawn in the official PICK 4™ drawing for the date played can win up to $5,000, depending on the play type purchased and the amount played. Front Pair, Mid Pair and Back Pair players who match two numbers in exact order can win up to $50.

PICK 4
Odds of Winning and Estimated Prize Payouts
Play Types Example Odds Prize Payouts
STRAIGHT Match in exact order 50¢ Play $1.00 Play
1234 1:10,000 $2,500 $5,000
BOX Match in any order 50¢ Play $1.00 Play
4-WAY 1112 1:2,500 $599 $1,198
6-WAY 1122 1:1,666.67 $400 $800
12-WAY 1123 1:833.33 $200 $400
24-WAY 1234 1:416.67 $100 $200
STRAIGHT/BOX Match in exact order or any order. Costs $1. BOX STRAIGHT*
4-WAY 1112 1:10,000 & 1:2,500 $599 $3,099
6-WAY 1122 1:10,000 & 1:1,666.67 $400 $2,900
12-WAY 1123 1:10,000 & 1:833.33 $200 $2,700
24-WAY 1234 1:10,000 & 1:416.67 $100 $2,600
1-OFF™ Match in exact order or off by one on any or all of your 4 digits in exact order. $1.00 Play
STRAIGHT 1234 1:10,000 $2,500
1-OFF on one digit 1235 1:1,250 $100
1-OFF on four digits 0345 1:625 $50
1-OFF on two digits 1245 1:416.67 $25
1-OFF on three digits 1345 1:312.50 $15
PAIRS Match two in exact order 50¢ Play $1.00 Play
FRONT PAIR 12xx 1:100 $25 $50
MID PAIR x23x 1:100 $25 $50
BACK PAIR xx34 1:100 $25 $50
COMBO Covers all Straight combinations of a 4-digit number. Costs $2 to $24 depending on the numbers you select. $2,500 $5,000
4-WAY 1112 1:2,500 $2 Play $4 Play
6-WAY 1122 1:1,666.67 $3 Play $6 Play
12-WAY 1123 1:833.33 $6 Play $12 Play
24-WAY 1234 1:416.67 $12 Play $24 Play
*Combined straight and box payouts
Numbers Selected Determine Ways to Win Example Example Winning Combinations
STRAIGHT: Match in exact order 1234 1234
4-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with three like digits and get 4 ways to win 1112 1112, 1121, 1211, 2111
6-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with two pairs and get 6 ways to win 1122 1122, 1212, 1221, 2112, 2121, 2211
12-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with two like digits and get 12 ways to win 1123 1123, 1132, 1213, 1231, 1312, 1321,
2113, 2131, 2311, 3112, 3121, 3211
24-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with all different digits and get 24 ways to win 1234 1234, 1243, 1324, 1342, 1423, 1432, 2134, 2143, 2314, 2341, 2413, 2431, 3124, 3142, 3214, 3241, 3412, 3421, 4123, 4132, 4213, 4231, 4312, 4321
1-OFF on 1 digit: Select a 4-digit number with one (1) number higher or lower than each of the player’s four (4) digits in exact order and get 8 ways to win 1234 1235, 1233, 1244, 1224, 1334, 1134, 2234, 0234
1-OFF on 2 digits: Select a 4-digit number with two (2) numbers higher or lower than each of the player’s four (4) digits in exact order and get 24 ways to win 1234 1245, 1243, 1225, 1223, 1335, 1333, 1344, 1324, 1135, 1133, 1144, 1124, 2235, 2233, 2244, 2224, 2334, 2134, 0235, 0233, 0244, 0224, 0334, 0134
1-OFF on 3 digits: Select a 4-digit number with three (3) numbers higher or lower than each of the player’s four (4) digits in exact order and get 32 ways to win 1234 1345, 1343, 1325,1323, 1145, 1143, 1125, 1123, 2245, 2243, 2225, 2223, 2335, 2333, 2344, 2324, 2135, 2133, 2144, 2124, 0245, 0243, 0225, 0223, 0335, 0333, 0344, 0324, 0135, 0133, 0144, 0124
1-OFF on 4 digits: Select a 4-digit number with four (4) numbers higher or lower than each of the player’s four (4) digits in exact order and get 16 ways to win 1234 2345, 2343, 2325, 2323, 2145, 2143, 2125, 2123, 0345, 0343, 0325, 0323, 0145, 0143, 0125, 0123

Unlike the Lottery’s other Draw games, which are pari-mutuel in design (that is, players are vying for a portion of what is in the prize pool), PICK 2, PICK 3, PICK 4, and PICK 5 offer set prize payouts. Therefore, the Lottery has established a $7 million liability limit for PICK 4 for any particular four-digit number in each drawing. Should any four digit combination (for example 7777) be purchased often enough in a single drawing that would result in the liability limit being exceeded, the Lottery will “cut off” further sales of that specific number combination. In addition, no Front Pair, Mid Pair or Back Pair that involves the first two, middle two or last two digits, respectively, of the four digit number will be allowed for that drawing. Players that have already played those numbers will still win the full amount of the set prize even if the liability limit has been met. For more details on this issue, please refer to the Pick 4 game rule, subsection (1)(i).

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How to Play Play it Your Way, Any Day! PICK 4 ™ is a twice-daily game that pays a top prize of $5,000. Play it Straight or Combo for bigger prizes. To increase your chances of winning, try a

Never miss a Pick 4 draw!

Wed 01/13/2021 1:59 PM

Tue 1/12/2021 Winning Numbers

  • DAY:
  • 7
  • 1
  • 9
  • 9
  • NIGHT:
  • 9
  • 1
  • 6
  • 0

Odds of Winning: 1 in 10,000

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How to Play Pick 4
Pick 4 Prizes & Odds
Pick 4 Past Numbers

With two chances to win every day, multiple ways to play, and a top prize of $5,000, Pick 4 is a number lover’s dream come true! Take your birthday, anniversary, or any four lucky numbers and get into the game with Pick 4!

Game play

Click for a closer view of the playslip.

  • Choose your play amount. You can play Pick 4 for $1 or 50.¢
  • Choose your play type. You’ve got plenty of options here, so see the Play Type section for detailed descriptions.
  • Choose your draw. You can play a day draw, night draw or both!
  • Choose your own numbers on a playslip. Pick a four digit number from 0000 through 9999.
  • Or use Easy Pick and let the computer choose for you.
  • We draw winning numbers every day at 1:59 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Play options

  • Want to play the same numbers for more than one draw on a single ticket? Well, you can! A Multi-Draw ticket lets you play up to 91 consecutive draws on one ticket. Please keep in mind that the ticket price increases for each draw you add.
  • Thinking ahead to a special date? You can buy a ticket for one future draw date. It’s called a Future draw. Mark the Optional Plays box on your playslip, and let the clerk know which future draw date you have in mind.
  • Love those numbers so much you want them on more than one ticket? You can Repeat your play and have the same numbers printed on more than one ticket up to 20 times.
  • Tel your clerk which option you want when you present your playslip. Keep in mind that playing in more than one draw increases the ticket price by the number of draws you choose.

Fourteen chances to win every week

  • Pick 4 numbers are drawn twice a day, seven days a week. We have a little break between selling and drawing the numbers, so you can’t buy tickets starting at 1:53 p.m. for that day’s draw and again starting at 10:45 p.m. for that night’s draw – just something to keep in mind if you’re playing close to draw time.

Play types

Pick 4 features more than one way to play! Check out the different ways:

  • Exact order: Play it straight! Match all four digits in the same order as drawn.
  • Any Order: Give yourself options! Match all four of the digits drawn; the order doesn’t matter.
  • 50/50: The best of both worlds! Split a $1 play in half, 50¢ on exact order and 50¢ on any order.
  • Combo: Cover all the bases! Play $1 exact order on every possible combination of a four-digit number.

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Legal stuff

Need more info? Here’s our official rules for Pick 4.

Winning

Check this table to see exactly what you can win:

Note: All prizes based on a $1 play. 50¢ play wins ½ of the prize shown.

Many ways to win

Game Odds
Play Type and Example Prize Chances
Exact Order Play (1234) $5000 1 in 10,000
Any Order Plays:
4-Way (1112)
6-Way (1122)
12-Way (1123)
24-Way (1234)
$1,200
$800
$400
$200
1 in 2,500
1 in 1,666.7
1 in 833.3
1 in 416.7
50/50 Plays:
4-Way Any Order Prize (1112)
4-Way Exact Order Prize
Note: Exact order prize includes payout from any order prize.
6-Way Any Order Prize (1122)
6-Way Exact Order Prize
Note: Exact order prize includes payout from any order prize.
12-Way Any Order Prize (1123)
12-Way Exact Order Prize
Note: Exact order prize includes payout from any order prize.
24-Way Any Order Prize (1234)
24-Way Exact Order Prize
Note: Exact order prize includes payout from any order prize.
$600
$3,100

1 in 2,000
1 in 10,000

1 in 909.1
1 in 10,000

Browse past winning numbers

The Virginia Lottery is committed to operating with complete transparency, which is why we make it simple for you to check if your Pick 4 tickets are winners.

On our website, you can browse numbers that have won in the past. We display previous winning numbers by date and time of day. You can view winning numbers by clicking on the Winning Numbers button in the navigation bar at the top of any page. Then click on Pick 4, and you can get more detailed information. If you click on a set of prior winning numbers, you can see the total prizes won for that day’s daytime and nighttime drawings.

How to search for your Pick 4 numbers

If you don’t want to scroll through a list of past winning numbers, you can check your Pick 4 numbers by searching here on our website. You can enter numbers for up to five tickets in one search. Just enter the numbers you want to check, select the month, day and year, then click the button labeled Check My Numbers. You can search for Pick 4 numbers dating all the way back to 1991. If you entered numbers from multiple tickets, the results for each ticket will be shown separately.

Watch a live drawing

Since transparency and integrity are at the core of the Virginia Lottery, it’s important for players to be able to see drawings live. That’s why we give you the chance to view live drawings on our website!

To watch a live Pick 4 drawing, click the Winning Numbers button in the navigation bar atop each page. From there, click the Pick 4 icon. You can watch the draws live twice a day at 1:59 p.m. and 11 p.m. You can even watch them later…draws stay on our site!

Check your Pick 4 numbers anywhere by downloading the Lottery app

You can check your Pick 4 numbers from anywhere by using our intuitive app. The official Virginia Lottery app is available to both iOS and Android users. Quick to download and easy to use, our app is a convenient way for you to avoid missing a drawing or a chance to win some money.

Download our app, set up a MyGameRoom account and have some fun today! Even if you don’t win, you’re still helping students in Virginia because 100 percent of the Virginia Lottery’s profits have been used to support K-12 public education since 1999.

Pick 4 offers two chances to win every day and multiple ways to play! You could win up to $5,000. Play today! ]]>