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.
|Sunday||2:30 pm / 10:30 pm|
|Monday||2:30 pm / 10:30 pm|
|Tuesday||2:30 pm / 10:30 pm|
|Wednesday||2:30 pm / 10:30 pm|
|Thursday||2:30 pm / 10:30 pm|
|Friday||2:30 pm / 10:30 pm|
|Saturday||2:30 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 Type||Odds||Prize ($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 333||Any $80 / Exact $330|
|Straight / Box (6-Way)||1 in 1,000 & 1 in 167||Any $40 / Exact $290|
|3-Way Combo||1 in 333||$500|
|6-Way Combo||1 in 167||$500|
|Front/Back Pairs||1 in 100||$50
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How do I Play NY Numbers Draw?
- 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.
- BUY YOUR TICKET:
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.
- 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.
NY Numbers FAQs
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.
Tickets cost 50 cents or $1 per play.
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.
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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