Pick 2 is a draw game from the Florida Lottery game with a top prize of $50 and drawings twice a day. There are a variety of play styles so you can find your favorite: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, 1-OFF, Front Number or Back Number.
Pick 2 has two chances to win every day, seven days a week. The midday draw is held at 1:30 PM ET, and the evening draw takes place at 9:45 PM ET. You can purchase tickets for the next draw up to 13 minutes prior - so get your tickets by 1:17 PM ET for the next midday draw, and 9:32 PM ET for the evening draw.
How to Play
Get started by picking your favorite number from 0 through 9 for each column of your playslip, so you have a total of two digits. You can also mark the "QP" box and Quick Pick will randomly generate some or all of your numbers.
To play Front Number, choose your number from the first column only. For Back Number, select the number from the last column only.
There are a number of play types - choose from Straight, Box, Straight/Box, 1-OFF, Front Number or Back Number.
You can play for 50 cents or $1 (all Straight/Box and 1-OFF plays are $1).
Choose the draw time: MID for the midday draw at 1:30 PM ET, EVE for the evening draw at 9:45 PM ET, or BOTH for both draws. If no draw time is selected, you'll receive a ticket for the next available draw. If you select BOTH, the terminal will print two separate tickets, one for midday and one for evening.
With Advance Play, you can play your lucky numbers and favorite play types and draw times for up to 14 consecutive days - just add the number in the "Days" area of the playslip.
How much can you win playing Pick 2? Here are the top prizes you could win for each play type:
- $1 Straight play: win $50
- 50 cent Straight play: win $25
- $1 Box play: win $25
- 50 cent Box play: win $12.50
- $1 Straight/Box play: win $37.50
- $1 1-OFF play: win $5
- $1 Front Number/Back Number play: $5
- 50 cent Front Number/Back Number play: $2.50
Add 1-OFF to Increase Your Chances of Winning
With 1-OFF, you can still win if you're nearly right! Even if you miss the winning number by one, you can still win a cash prize, giving you eight extra chances to win!
To play 1-OFF, simply fill in your Pick 2 playslip as you normally would, and mark the 1-OFF box. You will receive a ticket that has your Pick 2 two-digit number, plus the 1-OFF numbers that are one higher or lower. A 1-OFF play costs $1.
During the Pick 2 drawing, two numbers are drawn at random. If your 1-OFF two-digit number is a Straight (exact) match for the winning numbers, you win $25!
You can also win a $3 prize if any of your 1-OFF numbers matches the Pick 2 numbers drawn.
Pick 2 1-OFF Prizes and Odds of Winning
Here are the prizes and odds of winning if your 1-OFF number is a Straight match or off by one or two digits:
|Pick 2 1-OFF||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|Straight||$25||1 in 100|
|1-OFF on one digit||$3||1 in 25|
|1-OFF on two digits||$3||1 in 25|
Pick 2 Prizes and Odds of Winning
If you match both the Pick 2 numbers drawn, you can win up to the top prize of $50, depending on play type and amount wagered. If you play Front Number or Back Number and match one number, you'll win up to $5.
The table below shows the estimated prize payouts and odds for each play type and wager amount:
|Play Type||Example||Prizes||Odds of Winning|
|STRAIGHT Match in exact order||50¢ Play||$1 Play|
|12||$25||$50||1 in 100|
|BOX Match in any order||50¢ Play||$1 Play|
|12||$12.50||$25||1 in 50|
|STRAIGHT/BOX Match in exact OR any order. Cost: $1||BOX||STRAIGHT|
|12||$12.50||$37.50||1 in 100 & 1 in 50|
|1-OFF Match in exact order OR off by one OR both digits in exact order. Cost: $1||$1 Play|
|STRAIGHT||12||$25||1 in 100|
|1-OFF on one digit||11||$3||1 in 25|
|1-OFF on two digits||21||$3||1 in 25|
|FRONT NUMBER/BACK NUMBER Match exact number.||50¢ Play||$1 Play|
|FRONT NUMBER||1x||$2.50||$5||1 in 10|
|BACK NUMBER||x2||$2.50||$5||1 in 10|
Winning Combination Examples
The ways you can win depend on the numbers and play types you choose. Here are some examples:
|Numbers Chosen Determine Ways to Win||Example||Example Winning Combinations|
Match in exact order.
2-digit number with unique digits
= 2 ways to win
|1-OFF on 1 Digit
2-digit number with 1 number higher or lower than each of the player's 2 digits in exact order
= 4 ways to win.
|12||02, 11, 13, 22|
|1-OFF on 2 Digits
2-digit number with 2 numbers higher or lower than each of the player's 2 digits in exact order
= 4 ways to win.
|12||01, 03, 21, 23|
|NOTE: Pick 2 offers set prize payouts & the Florida Lottery has established a $1 million liability limit for any specific 2-digit number in each drawing. If any 2-digit combination (e.g. 77) is purchased often enough for a single drawing that the liability limit would be exceeded, the Lottery will "cut off" further sales for that particular number combination, and no Front Number/Back Number plays that involve the first or last digit, respectively, of the 2-digit number will be allowed. Players who have already played the numbers are still eligible to win the full prize amount.|