MO Pick 3



Thu, Apr 25, 2024

What are Missouri Pick 3 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 12:45 pm CT.  Draw time is immediately after the draw entry close.

Draw Times
Sunday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm
Monday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm
Tuesday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm
Wednesday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm
Thursday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm
Friday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm
Saturday12:45 pm / 8:59 pm

What are the MO 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: Combines Straight and Box plays so that you win either way the numbers are drawn. 

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). 

1-OFF: You win a prize if one or more of the numbers you selected are one up or one down of the numbers drawn.

What Can I Win Playing the Cash 3 Drawing?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 1,000$600
Box (3-Way)1 in 333$200
Box (6-Way)1 in 167$100
Straight / Box (3-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 333Box $100 / Straight $400
Straight / Box (6-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 167Box $50 / Straight $350
Front/Back Pairs1 in 100$60
3-Way Combo1 in 333$600
6-Way Combo1 in 167$600
1-Off (Straight)1 in 1,000$300
1-Off (1 Digit)1 in 167$29
1-Off (2 Digits)1 in 83$4
1-Off (3 Digits)1 in 125$9

How do I Play Missouri 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 six different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo, Pairs or 1-OFF.  Cash 3 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 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.

  4. ADD EZ Match:

    Adding EZ Match is an option that will add $1 per play to the price of your play ticket.  EZMatch numbers and instant prize amounts will be printed below the Pick 3 numbers on your ticket.  Match any EZMatch number with any Pick 3 number on your ticket and win the prize amount shown instantly.

MO Pick 3 EZMatch FAQs

Q: What is the MO 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 $600 for a $1 straight play.

Q: How much do Pick 3 tickets cost?

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

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

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 3 at all Missouri Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 12:45 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 8:59 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased right up to the next drawing.

Q: Do Missouri Pick 3 tickets expire?

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

What is MO Pick 3?

MO Pick 3 Midday is a day 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.  Missouri Pick 3 day has an evening draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  MO Pick 3 drawings are held seven days a week.  Add EZMatch for $1 per play for chances to win prizes instantly.  All MO Lotto results are available immediately after each drawing.

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