PA Pick 3

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Latest Draw: Fri Mar 24

4 1 4
Wild: 8

Next Drawing: Sat Mar 25

Latest Draw: Fri Mar 24

4 7 6
Wild: 0

Next Drawing: Sat Mar 25

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What is PA Pick 3 Day?

PA Pick 3 Day is a mid-day 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.  PA Pick 3 midday has an evening draw game as well.

Players may choose the amount to wager.  Tickets cost $0.50 to $5.00 per play and are available in increments of $0.50. PA Pick 3 drawings are held seven days a week.  All Pennsylvania Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.

Add Wild Ball to your play for more chances to win.  Adding Wild Ball doubles the price of your base play ticket and applies to all panels.

What are Pennsylvania Pick 3 Day Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 1:05 pm ET.  Draw time is approximately 30 minutes after the draw entry close.

 Draw Times
Sunday1:35 pm ET
Monday1:35 pm ET
Tuesday1:35 pm ET
Wednesday1:35 pm ET
Thursday1:35 pm ET
Friday1:35 pm ET
Saturday1:35 pm ET

How do I Play Penn Pick 3 Midday 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 six different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Super Straight, Front Pair or Back Pair.  Cash 3 tickets cost between $0.50 and $5.00 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 Advance Play box on your selection slip.


    Adding Wild Ball is an option that will double the price of your play ticket.  The Wild Ball number can be used to replace any number drawn, giving players an extra chance to create more combinations.

What are the Pennsylvania Pick 3 Day Play Types?

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

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

STRAIGHT/BOX: Match the winning numbers in exact order or box order to win a prize.  Plays cost double as half the wager is placed each on a straight wager and box wager. 

SUPER STRAIGHT: 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. 

FRONT / BACK PAIRS: Match the first two numbers in exact order (front pair) or the last two numbers in exact order (back pair). 

What Can I Win Playing Midday Cash 3?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 1,000$500
Box (3-Way)1 in 333.33$160
Box (6-Way)1 in 166.67$80
Straight / Box (3-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 333.33Box $80 / Straight $250
Straight / Box (6-Way)1 in 1,000 & 1 in 166.67Box $40 / Straight $250
Front/Back Pairs1 in 100$50
Super Straight1 in 1,000$500

What Can I Win Playing Cash 3 Day WildBall?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 333$200
Box (3-Way)1 in 111$72
Box (6-Way)1 in 56$36
Front/Back Pairs1 in 50$30
Super Straight1 in 333$200

PA Pick 3 Day FAQs

Q: What is the PA 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 $1 straight play.

Q: How much do Pick 3 tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost between $0.50 and $5.00 per play.  Wagers are available in $0.50 increments.

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

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 3 at all Pennsylvania Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 1:35 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 6:59 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 30 minutes prior to the next day drawing or 2 minutes prior to the next evening drawing.

Q: Do Pennsylvania Pick 3 tickets expire?

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

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