Louisiana Pick 3



Wed, May 22, 2024

What are LA Pick 3 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 9:30 pm CT.  Draw time is approximately 29 minutes after the draw entry close.

Draw Times
Sunday9:59 pm CT
Monday9:59 pm CT
Tuesday9:59 pm CT
Wednesday9:59 pm CT
Thursday9:59 pm CT
Friday9:59 pm CT
Saturday9:59 pm CT

What are the LA 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.

What Can I Win Playing Louisiana 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
3-Way Combo1 in 333.33$500
6-Way Combo1 in 166.67$500

How do I Play Louisiana 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 four different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box or Combo.  Cash 3 tickets cost 50 cents, $1 or $5 per play.


    You can play your numbers for up to 14 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.

Louisiana Pick 3 FAQs

Q: What is the LA Pick 3?

A: Pick 3 is a 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 Pick 3 tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost 50 cents, $1 or $5 per play.

Q: Where and when can I play Louisiana Pick 3?

A: You can play Pick 3 at all Louisiana Lottery retailers. Evening Draws take place at approximately 9:59 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 29 minutes prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do LA Pick 3 tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the draw date on which the prize was won.

What is Louisiana Pick 3?

Louisiana Pick 3 is a night time 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.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents, $1 or $5.  LA Pick 3 drawings are held seven days a week.

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