North Carolina Pick 3 Day & Evening Results

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Fri, Apr 19, 2024

When are NC Pick 3 Drawings?

Drawings take place daily at 3:00 pm ET (Day Drawing) and 11:22 pm (Evening Drawing). The in-store sales cut-off time is 3:00 pm for the day draw and 11:00 pm for the night draw.

Draw Times – ET
Sunday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm
Monday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm
Tuesday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm
Wednesday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm
Thursday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm
Friday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm
Saturday3:00 pm & 11:22 pm

What are the NC Pick 3 Play Types?

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

ANY ORDER: Match the winning numbers in any order to win.

50/50 (Exact + Any): Combines Exact and Any Order plays so that you win either way the numbers are drawn.  If numbers match exactly, you win both prizes. 

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
Any (3-Way)1 in 333.3$160
Any (6-Way)1 in 166.7$80
50 / 50 (3-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 333.3Any $80 / Exact $330
50 / 50 (6-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 166.7Any $40 / Exact $290
Front/Back Pairs1 in 100$50
3-Way Combo1 in 333.3$500
6-Way Combo1 in 166.7$500

What Can I Win Playing Cash 3 Plus Fireball?

Play TypeSame/ Diff
Nums
OddsPrizes ($1 Wager)
Exact
(3 Wins)
3 / 01 in 10,000$540
Exact
(1 Win)
3 / 01 in 370$180
Exact
(2 Wins)
2 / 11 in 10,000$360
Exact
(1 Win)
2 / 11 in 357$180
Exact0 / 31 in 333$180
Any 3 Way
(3 Wins)
1 in 10,000$180
Any 3 Way
(2 Wins)
1 in 1,667$120
Any 3 Way
(1 Win)
1 in 133$60
Any 6 Way
(2 Wins)
1 in 556$60
Any 6 Way
(1 Win)
1 in 69$30
Combo 3 Way
(3 Wins)
1 in 10,000$540
($3 wager)
Combo 3 Way
(2 Wins)
1 in 1,667$360
($3 wager)
Combo 3 Way
(1 Win)
1 in 133$180
($3 wager)
Combo 6 Way
(2 Wins)
1 in 556$360
($6 wager)
Combo 6 Way
(1 Win)
1 in 69$180
($6 wager)
Pair Front/Back
(3 Wins)
2 / 11 in 1,000$54
Pair Front/Back
(1 Win)
2 / 11 in 37$18
Pair Front/Back
(2 Wins)
1 / 21 in 500$36
Pair Front/Back
(1 Win)
1 / 21 in 38$18
50/50
3 Way
(2 Any/ 2 Exact)
2 / 11 in 10,000$240
50/50
3 Way
(3 Any/ 1 Exact)
2 / 11 in 10,000$180
50/50
3 Way
(2 Any/ 1 Exact)
2 / 11 in 5,000$150
50/50
3 Way
(2 Any/ 0 Exact)
2 / 11 in 3,333$60
50/50
3 Way
(1 Any/ 1 Exact)
2 / 11 in 400$120
50/50
3 Way
(1 Any/ 0 Exact)
2 / 11 in 200$30
50/50
6 Way
(2 Any/ 1 Exact)
0 / 31 in 1,667$120
50/50
6 Way
(1 Any/ 1 Exact)
0 / 31 in 417$105
50/50
6 Way
(2 Any/ 0 Exact)
0 / 31 in 833$30
50/50
6 Way
(1 Any/ 0 Exact)
0 / 31 in 83$15

How do I Play North Carolina Pick 3 Draw?

  1. PICK YOUR NUMBERS:

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

  2. BUY YOUR TICKET:

    Pick one of six different play types: Exact, Any Order, 50/50 (Exact + Any), Combo, Pairs or 1-OFF.  Cash 3 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.

  3. PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS:

    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.

  4. ADD FIREBALL:

    Adding Fireball is an option where you get an extra drawn number for more combinations to match and win. The Fireball number can replace any other Pick 3 drawn number to allow for more chances to win.

NC Pick 3 FAQs

  • What is the NC Pick 3?

    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.

  • How much do Pick 3 tickets cost?

    Tickets cost 50 cents or $1 per play. Adding the Fireball option will double the price of your ticket.

  • Where and when can I play NC Pick 3?

    You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 3 at all North Carolina Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 3:00 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 11:22 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to the drawing (day draw) or 23 minutes (evening draw) prior to the next drawing.

  • Do NC Pick 3 tickets expire?

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

  • What is Fireball?

    Fireball is a Pick 3 option where you get an extra drawn number for more combinations to match and win. The Fireball number can replace any other draw Pick 3 number.

What is NC Pick 3?

NC Pick 3 is a 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.  North Carolina Pick 3 has both a midday and evening drawing.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  NC Pick 3 drawings are held seven days a week.  All NC Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

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

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