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What is Ohio Pick 3 Evening?

Ohio Pick 3 Evening is a night time 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.  OH Pick 3 evening has a midday draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  OH Pick 3 drawings are held seven days a week. 

What are OH Pick 3 Night Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 7:25 pm ET (except Saturday).  Saturday evening cut-off is 7:45 pm ET.  Draw time is approximately 4 minutes after the draw entry close.

 
Draw Times
Sunday
7:29 pm ET
Monday
7:29 pm ET
Tuesday
7:29 pm ET
Wednesday
7:29 pm ET
Thursday
7:29 pm ET
Friday
7:29 pm ET
Saturday
7:49 pm ET

How do I Play Ohio Pick 3 Evening 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, Back-Up (Straight/Box), Wheel or Pairs.  Cash 3 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.

What are the OH Pick 3 Night Play Types?

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

BOX: Match the winning numbers in any order to win.

BACK-UP (STRAIGHT/BOX): Match the winning numbers in exact order and win the Straight prize and the Box prize, or match the winning numbers in any order and win the Box prize only. 

WHEEL (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), the last two numbers in exact order (back pair) or the first and last numbers in exact order (split pair). 

What Can I Win Playing Evening Cash 3?

Play Type
Odds
Prize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)
1 in 1,000
$500
Box (3-Way)
1 in 333
$167
Box (6-Way)
1 in 167
$83
Wheel (3-Way)
3 in 1,000
$500
Wheel (6-Way)
6 in 1,000
$500
Front/Back/Split Pairs
1 in 100
$50
Back-Up (3-Way)
1 in 1,000
$667
Back-Up (6-Way)
1 in 1,000
$583

Ohio Pick 3 Evening FAQs

Q: What is the OH Pick 3?

A: 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 straight play.

Q: How much do Pick 3 tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost 50 cents or $1 per play.

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

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 3 at all Ohio Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 12:29 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 7:29 p.m, except Saturday evening.  Saturday evenings, drawings take place during the Cash Explosion tv show, which airs from 7:30 p.mo to 8:00 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 4 minutes prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do OH Pick 3 tickets expire?

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

Q: Can OH Pick 3 tickets be cancelled?

A: Yes.  Pick 3 wagers can be cancelled prior to the drawing.

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