DE Play 3



Sat, Dec 2, 2023

What are DE Pick 3 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 1:40 pm ET.  Draw time is approximately 18 minutes after the draw entry close.

Draw Times
SundayNo Draw / 7:57 pm
Monday1:58 pm / 7:57 pm
Tuesday1:58 pm / 7:57 pm
Wednesday1:58 pm / 7:57 pm
Thursday1:58 pm / 7:57 pm
Friday1:58 pm / 7:57 pm
Saturday1:58 pm / 7:57 pm

What are the DE Pick 3 Play Types?

STRAIGHT: Match the winning numbers in exact order to win.

BOX: Match the winning numbers in any order to win.

STRAIGHT/BOX: Match the winning numbers in exact order and win 1/2 the Straight prize and 1/2 the Box prize, or match the winning numbers in any order and win 1/2 the Box prize only.

COMBO: Pick three numbers and a Straight bet is placed on every possible three-digit combination of those numbers.  The ticket price is higher as more combinations are played.

PAIRS: Match the first two numbers in exact order (front pair) or the last two numbers in exact order (back pair).

What Can I Win Playing Cash 3?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 1,000$500
Box (3-Way)1 in 333.33$160
Box (6-Way)1 in 166.67$80
Straight / Box (3-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 333.33Box $80 / Straight $330
Straight / Box (6-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 166.67Box $40 / Straight $290
Front/Back Pairs1 in 100$50
3-Way Combo1 in 1,000$500
6-Way Combo1 in 1,000$500

How do I Play Delaware Pick 3 Draw?


    Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose three numbers between 0 and 9.


    Pick one of five different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo or Pairs.  Cash 3 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.


    You can play your numbers for up to 7 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the cashier at the time of your purchase or mark the Multi Play box on your selection slip.

DE Play 3 FAQs

Q: What is the Delaware Pick 3?

A: Pick 3 is a twice daily draw game where players select three numbers, each from 0 through 9 to win a top prize of $500 for a $1 straight play.

Q: How much do Play 3 tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost 50 cents or $1 per play.

Q: Where and when can I play DE Play 3?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Play 3 at all Delaware Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 1:58 p.m. (Monday – Saturday) and evening draws at approximately 7:57 p.m. (7 days a week).  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 18 minutes (day drawings) or 27 minutes (night drawings) prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do DE Play 3 tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.

What is DE Play 3 Day?

DE Play 3 Day is a daytime draw game where you try to pick three numbers between 0 and 9 that match the winning numbers drawn to win a cash prize.  You can also select Quick Pick and the random number generator will choose the numbers for you.  DE Play 3 midday has an evening draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  DE Pick 3 drawings are held six days a week as there is no day drawing on Sundays.  All Delaware Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

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