Ohio (OH) Pick 4 Midday & Evening Results



Sun, Dec 10, 2023

What are OH Pick 4 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 12:25 pm for midday drawings and 7:25 pm for the night drawing.  Draw time is approximately 4 minutes after the draw entry close. However, on Saturday, the pool closes at 7:45 pm with the drawing occurring before 8pm.

Draw Times (ET)
Sunday12:29 pm / 7:29 pm
Monday12:29 pm / 7:29 pm
Tuesday12:29 pm / 7:29 pm
Wednesday12:29 pm / 7:29 pm
Thursday12:29 pm / 7:29 pm
Friday12:29 pm / 7:29 pm
Saturday12:29 pm / ~8:00 pm

What are the OH Pick 4 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. 

Ohio Lottery Pick 4 Payout and Odds

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 10,000$5,000
Box (4-Way)1 in 2,500$1,198
Box (6-Way)1 in 1,667$800
Box (12-Way)1 in 833$400
Box (24-Way)1 in 417$200
Back-Up (4-Way)1 in 1,000$6,198
Back-Up (6-Way)1 in 1,000$5,800
Back-Up (12-Way)1 in 1,000$5,400
Back-Up (24-Way)1 in 1,000$5,200

How do I Play Ohio 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 three different play types: Straight, Box or Back-Up (Straight/Box).  Cash 4 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.


Q: What is the OH Pick 4?

A: 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.

Q: How much do Pick 4 tickets cost?

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

Q: Where and when can I play Ohio Pick 4?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 4 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 4 tickets expire?

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

Q: Can OH Pick 4 tickets be cancelled?

A: Yes.  Pick 4 wagers can be cancelled prior to the drawing.

What is Ohio Pick 4?

Ohio Pick 4 Midday is a day time 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.  OH Pick 4 midday has an evening draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  OH Pick 4 drawings are held seven days a week. 

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