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What are RILot Numbers Draw Times?
Sales cut-off time is 1:20 pm ET for the day time drawing and 6:50 pm for the night draw. Drawings are approximately 10 minutes after the entry close.
|Draw Times (ET)|
|Sunday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
|Monday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
|Tuesday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
|Wednesday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
|Thursday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
|Friday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
|Saturday||1:30 pm / 7:29 pm|
What are the RI Lot The Numbers Play Types?
STRAIGHT: Match the winning numbers in exact order to win.
BOX: Match the winning numbers in any order to win.
COMBO: Pick four numbers and you’re playing the numbers you selected in both Straight and Boxed. If you match all 4 digits in exact order, you win the Straight prize and Boxed prize. If you match all 4 digits in any order, you win the boxed prize only.
What Can I Win Playing The Numbers Drawing?
|Play Type||Odds||Prize ($1 Wager)|
|4 Digit Straight||1 in 10,000||$5,000|
|3 Digit Straight||1 in 1,000||$500|
|2 Digit Straight||1 in 100||$50|
|4 Digit Box (4-Way)||1 in 2,500||$1,250|
|4 Digit Box (6-Way)||1 in 1,667||$834|
|4 Digit Box (12-Way)||1 in 833||$416|
|4 Digit Box (24-Way)||1 in 417||$208|
|3 Digit Box (3-Way)||1 in 333||$166|
|3 Digit Box (6-Way)||1 in 167||$84|
How do I Play Rhode Island Numbers?
- PICK YOUR NUMBERS:
Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose four numbers between 0 and 9.
- BUY YOUR TICKET:
Pick one of three different play types: Straight, Box or Combo. Cash 4 tickets cost either 50 cents, $1, $2 or $5 per play.
- PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS:
You can play your numbers for up to 30 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.
- ADD INSTANT MATCH:
Adding Instant Match is an option that will add $1 per play to the price of your play ticket. Instant Match numbers and instant prize amounts will be printed below the Pick 4 numbers on your ticket. Match any Instant Match number with any Pick 4 number on your ticket and win the prize amount shown instantly. Or if the Bonus $ sign appears, that’s an Instant Match which means you win the prize amount next to it instantly.
RI Numbers FAQs
A: The Numbers 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. Players can add an optional instant game, Instant Match, for $1 per play for chances to win prizes instantly.
Q: How much do The Numbers tickets cost?
A: Tickets cost 50 cents, $1, $2 or $5 per play. Players can choose they amount of wager per play.
Q: Where and when can I play RILot Numbers?
A: You can play both Midday and Evening Numbers at all Rhode Island Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 1:30 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 7:29 p.m. Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 10 minutes prior to the day drawing and 39 minutes prior to the evening drawing.
Q: Do RILot Numbers tickets expire?
A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.
What is the RI Numbers?
RI Numbers 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. The Numbers day has an evening draw game as well.
You are able to select the amount you want to play. Choose either $0.50, $1, $2 or $5 per play. The Numbers drawings are held seven days a week. Add Instant Match for $1 per play for chances to win prizes instantly. All RI Lotto results are available immediately after each drawing.