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Latest Draw: Mon Oct 18

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Next Drawing: Tue Oct 19

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What is Illinois Pick 4 Evening?

Illinois Pick 4 Evening is a night time 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.  IL Pick 4 evening has a daytime draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  IL Pick 4 drawings are held seven days a week.

Add Fireball to your play for more chances to win.  Adding Fireball doubles the price of your base play ticket and applies to all panels.

What are IL Pick 4 Night Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 9:15 pm CT.  Draw time is approximately 7 minutes after the draw entry close.

 
Draw Times
Sunday
9:22 pm CT
Monday
9:22 pm CT
Tuesday
9:22 pm CT
Wednesday
9:22 pm CT
Thursday
9:22 pm CT
Friday
9:22 pm CT
Saturday
9:22 pm CT

How do I Play Illinois Pick 4 Evening Draw?

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

BUY YOUR TICKET: Pick one of four different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box or Combo.  Cash 4 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.

PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS: You can play your numbers for up to 6 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.

ADD FIREBALL: Adding Fireball is an option that will double the price of your play ticket.  The Fireball number can be used to replace any number drawn, giving players an extra chance to create more combinations.

What are the IL Pick 4 Night 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 Evening Cash 4?

Play Type
Odds
Prize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)
1 in 10,000
$5,000
Box (4-Way)
1 in 2,500
$1,200
Box (6-Way)
1 in 1,667
$800
Box (12-Way)
1 in 833
$400
Box (24-Way)
1 in 417
$200
Straight / Box (4-Way)
1 in 10,000 & 1 in 2,500
Box $600 / Straight $3,100
Straight / Box (6-Way)
1 in 10,000 & 1 in 1,667
Box $400 / Straight $2,900
Straight / Box (12-Way)
1 in 10,000 & 1 in 833
Box $200 / Straight $2,700
Straight / Box (24-Way)
1 in 10,000 & 1 in 417
Box $100 / Straight $2,600
4-Way Combo
1 in 10,000
$5,000
6-Way Combo
1 in 10,000
$5,000
12-Way Combo
1 in 10,000
$5,000
24-Way Combo
1 in 10,000
$5,000

What Can I Win Playing Cash 4 Fireball?

Play Type
Odds
Prize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)
1 in 2,500
$2,000
Box (4-Way)
1 in 625
$480
Box (6-Way)
1 in 417
$320
Box (12-Way)
1 in 208
$160
Box (24-Way)
1 in 104
$80
Straight / Box (4-Way)
1 in 2,500 & 1 in 625
Box $240 / Straight $1,240
Straight / Box (6-Way)
1 in 2,500 & 1 in 417
Box $160 / Straight $1,160
Straight / Box (12-Way)
1 in 2,500 & 1 in 208
Box $80 / Straight $1,080
Straight / Box (24-Way)
1 in 2,500 & 1 in 104
Box $40 / Straight $1,040
4-Way Combo
1 in 625
$2,000
6-Way Combo
1 in 417
$2,000
12-Way Combo
1 in 208
$2,000
24-Way Combo
1 in 104
$2,000

Illinois Pick 4 Evening FAQs

Q: What is the IL 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 Pick 4 tickets cost?

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

Q: Where and when can I play Illinois Pick 4?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 4 at all Illinois Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 12:40 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 9:22 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 5 minutes (day drawing) or 7 minutes (night drawing) prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do IL Pick 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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