NC Pick 4 Day & Night Drawing Results



Tue, May 30, 2023

When are North Carolina Pick 4 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

Can I watch the NC Lottery Pick 4 Live Drawing?

Watch the latest live drawing results courtesy of Raleigh’s WRAL.

What are the NC Lottery Pick 4 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 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. 

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 Pick 4?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 10,000$5,000
Any (4-Way)1 in 2,500$1,200
Any (6-Way)1 in 1,666.7$800
Any (12-Way)1 in 833.3$400
Any (24-Way)1 in 416.7$200
50 / 50 (4-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 2,500Any $600 / Exact $3,100
50 / 50 (6-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 1,666.7Any $400 / Exact $2,900
50 / 50 (12-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 833.3Any $200 / Exact $2,700
50 / 50 (24-Way)1 in 10,000 & 1 in 416.7Any $100 / Exact $2,600
Front/Back Pairs1 in 100$50
4-Way Combo1 in 2,500$5,000
6-Way Combo1 in 1,666.7$5,000
12-Way Combo1 in 833.3$5,000
24-Way Combo1 in 416.7$5,000
1-Off (1 Digit)1 in 1,250$300
1-Off (2 Digits)1 in 416.7$40
1-Off (3 Digits)1 in 312.5$26
1-Off (4 Digits)1 in 625$52

What Can I Win Playing Cash 4 Plus Fireball?

How do I Play North Carolina’s 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 six different play types: Exact, Any Order, 50/50 (Exact + Any), Combo, Pairs or 1-OFF.  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.


    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 4 drawn number to allow for more chances to win.

NC Pick 4 FAQs

  • What is the NC Pick 4?

    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. Players can add the Fireball option for additional chances to match and win.

  • How much do Pick 4 tickets cost?

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

  • Where and when can I play NC Pick 4?

    You can play both Day and Evening Pick 4 at all North Carolina Lottery retailers or online. 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 draw time (day draw) or 22 minutes (evening draw) prior to the next drawing.

  • Do NC Pick 4 tickets expire?

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

What is the Pick 4 NC Drawing?

NC Pick 4 is a 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.  North Carolina Pick 4 has both a day and evening game.

You are able to select the amount you want to play, either 50 cents or $1.  Pick 4 drawings are held seven days a week.  All North Carolina Education 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.