Nebraska Pick 3

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Pick 3



Sat, Feb 24, 2024

What is Nebraska Pick 3?

Nebraska Pick 3 is a daily 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. 

Tickets cost $1 per play.  All Nebraska Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

What are NE Pick 3 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 9:00 pm CT.  Draw results are released approximately 1 hour after the draw entry close.

Draw Times
Sunday10:00 pm CT
Monday10:00 pm CT
Tuesday10:00 pm CT
Wednesday10:00 pm CT
Thursday10:00 pm CT
Friday10:00 pm CT
Saturday10:00 pm CT

How do I Play Nebraska 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 $1 per play.


    You can play your numbers for up to 72 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.

What are the NE 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 Exact and Any Order plays so that you win either way the numbers are drawn.

COMBO: Match 1, 2 or 3 numbers drawn in exact position within the order drawn. 

What Can I Win Playing Pick 3?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 1,000$600
Box (3-Way)1 in 333.3$200
Box (6-Way)1 in 166.7$100
Straight / Box (3-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 500Box $126 / Straight $350
Straight / Box (6-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 200Box $50 / Straight $350
Combo (Match 3)1 in 1,000$100
Combo (Match 2)1 in 37$8
Combo (Match 1)1 in 4$1

Nebraska Pick 3 FAQs

Q: What is the NE Pick 3 Lottery?

A: Pick 3 is a 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 $1 per play.

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

A: You can play Pick 3 at all Nebraska Lottery retailers. Draws results are released at approximately 10:00 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 1 hour prior to the drawing.

Q: Do Nebraska Pick 3 tickets expire?

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

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