New York (NY) Numbers Winning Numbers



Fri, May 24, 2024

What are the New York Numbers Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 2:15 pm ET for the midday drawing and 10:20pm for the evening draw.  Draw time is approximately 15 minutes (midday drawing) and 10 minutes (night drawing) after the draw entry close.

Draw Times
Sunday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm
Monday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm
Tuesday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm
Wednesday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm
Thursday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm
Friday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm
Saturday2:30 pm / 10:30 pm

What are the New York Numbers 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.  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). 

 New York Numbers Payout Chart and Odds

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 1,000$500
Box (3-Way)1 in 333$160
Box (6-Way)1 in 167$80
Straight / Box (3-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 333Any $80 / Exact $330
Straight / Box (6-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 167Any $40 / Exact $290
3-Way Combo1 in 333$500
6-Way Combo1 in 167$500
Front/Back Pairs1 in 100$50

How do I Play NY Numbers 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 five different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo or Pairs.  Pick 3 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.

NY Numbers FAQs

  • What is the NY Numbers Draw Game?

    Numbers is a twice daily draw game, also known as Pick 3 or Cash 3, 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 Numbers tickets cost?

    Tickets cost 50 cents or $1 per play.

  • Where and when can I play New York Numbers?

    You can play both Midday and Evening Numbers at all New York Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 2:30 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 10:30 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 15 minutes (day draw) or 10 minutes (evening draw) prior to the next drawing.

  • Do New York Numbers tickets expire?

    Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.

What is NY Numbers?

NY Numbers is a twice 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.  New York Numbers has a midday and evening draw game available.

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

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