DE Play 4



Wed, Apr 24, 2024

What is DE Play 4 Day?

DE Play 4 Day is a daytime draw game where you try to pick four 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 4 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 4 day drawings are held six days a week as there is no day drawing on Sundays.  All DE Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

What are DE Pick 4 Midday 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

How do I Play Delaware Pick 4 Draw?


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


    Pick one of four different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box or Combo.  Cash 4 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.

What are the DE Pick 4 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 four numbers and a Straight bet is placed on every possible four-digit combination of those numbers.  The ticket price is higher as more combinations are played.

What Can I Win Playing Cash 4?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 10,000$5,000
Box (4-Way)1 in 2,500$1,250
Box (6-Way)1 in 1,666.67$834
Box (12-Way)1 in 833.33$416
Box (24-Way)1 in 416.67$208
Straight / Box (4-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 2,500Box $625 / Straight $3,125
Straight / Box (6-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 1,666.67Box $417 / Straight $2,917
Straight / Box (12-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 833.33Box $208 / Straight $2,708
Straight / Box (24-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 416.67Box $104 / Straight $2,604
4-Way Combo1 in 2,500$5,000
6-Way Combo1 in 1,666.67$5,000
12-Way Combo1 in 833.33$5,000
24-Way Combo1 in 416.67$5,000

DE Play 4 FAQs

Q: What is the Delaware Pick 4?

A: Pick 4 is a twice daily draw game where players select four numbers, each from 0 through 9 to win a top prize of $5,000 for a $1 straight play.

Q: How much do Play 4 tickets cost?

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

Q: Where and when can I play DE Play 4?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Play 4 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 4 tickets expire?

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

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