Pick-4

Pick-4 with FIREBALL is the NJ draw game that delivers bigger prizes twice daily! Add the FIREBALL option for even more ways to win.


Drawings are held twice daily. The Midday drawing is held at approximately 12:59 PM EST. The Evening drawing is at approximately 7:57 PM EST. Buy your tickets before 12:53 PM for Midday and 7:53 PM for Evening to be entered into that draw. If you're late, you'll be entered into the following draw.

How to Play

Choose four numbers from 0 to 9, or select Quick Pick and your numbers will be randomly generated.

Select a bet type. There are five ways to play Pick-4 with FIREBALL. The cost to play starts at just 50 cents and you can wager up to $5.

Choose the drawing you want to play: Midday, Evening, or both.

Did you know you can play your chosen numbers for more than one drawing? Just select Multi Draw to play your lucky numbers for up to seven draws.

FIREBALL

The FIREBALL option replaces one of the winning Pick-4 numbers drawn with the FIREBALL number for more ways to win. If your numbers match the new FIREBALL winning combos, you win a prize! FIREBALL doubles the cost of your wagers.

Instant Match

Instant Match gives you the chance to win up to $500 instantly! Instant Match is optional and costs an extra $1 per play.

Bet Types

There are five ways to play Pick-4:

  • Straight: Win by matching the winning numbers drawn in the EXACT ORDER.

  • Box: Win by matching the numbers drawn in ANY ORDER. Box can be played as:

    4-Way Box: Choose a four-digit number with three of the same digits, e.g. 1112.

    6-Way Box: Chose a four-digit number with two pairs of digits the same, e.g. 1122.

    12-Way Box: Choose a four-digit number with two digits the same, e.g. 1123.

    24-Way Box: Choose a four-digit number with four unique digits, e.g. 1234.

  • Straight/Box: This is simply the Straight and Box types combined in one purchase. You win the Straight AND Box prizes by matching the winning numbers drawn in EXACT ORDER. Win the Box prize if you match the winning numbers in ANY ORDER.

    Because this combines two bet types in one, the minimum play costs $1 based on a 50 cent base wager (50 cents for Straight and 50 cents for Box). If you add FIREBALL, the minimum bet increases to $2.

  • Wheel: An easy way to play all possible Straight combos of your four numbers. You win if you match the numbers drawn in ANY ORDER. This is a combination play type, so the base wager amount is multipled by the number of potential combinations.

    Wheel can be played as:

    4-Way Wheel: Pick a four-digit number with three of the digits the same, e.g. 1112.

    6-Way Wheel: Choose a four-digit number with two identical pairs of digits, e.g. 1122.

    12-Way Wheel: Select a four-digit number with two digits the same, e.g. 1123.

    24-Way Wheel: Choose a four-digit number with four unique digits, e.g. 1234.

  • Pair Bets: Select two numbers. You win by matching the first two (Front Pair), OR the last two (Back Pair) winning numbers drawn.

Pick-4 Prizes and Odds of Winning

Here's a breakdown of the prizes and odds of winning for each prize tier:

Pick-4 Prizes and Odds of Winning
Bet Type If You Bet... You Win If You Match... Prize* Odds of Winning
Straight 1234 1234 $2,500 1 in 10,000
4-Way Box 1112 1112, 1121, 1211, 2111 $600 1 in 2,500
6-Way Box 1122 1122, 1212, 1221, 2211, 2121, 2112 $400 1 in 1,667
12-Way Box 1123 1123, 1132, 1213, 1231, 1321, 1312, 2311, 2113, 2131, 3211, 3112, 3121 $200 1 in 833
24-Way Box 1234 1234, 1324, 1423, 1243, 1342, 1432, 2134, 2314, 2413, 2143, 2341, 2431, 3124, 3214, 3412, 3142, 3241, 3421, 4123, 4213, 4312, 4132, 4231, 4321 $100 1 in 417
4-Way Wheel 1112 1112, 1121, 1211, 2111 $2,500 1 in 2,500
6-Way Wheel 1122 1122, 1212, 1221, 2211, 2121, 2112 $2,500 1 in 1,667
12-Way Wheel 1123 1123, 1132, 1213, 1231, 1321, 1312, 2311, 2113, 2131, 3211, 3112, 3121 $2,500 1 in 833
24-Way Wheel 1234 1234, 1324, 1423, 1243, 1342, 1432, 2134, 2314, 2413, 2143, 2341, 2431, 3124, 3214, 3412, 3142, 3241, 3421, 4123, 4213, 4312, 4132, 4231, 4321 $2,500 1 in 417
Front Pair 12XX Any 4-digit number starting with 12 $25 1 in 100
Back Pair XX23 Any 4-digit number ending in 23 $25 1 in 100
*50 percent of the total amount of all bets for each game will go into the game's prize pool & be shared by the winners as per a pari-mutuel formula. Prize calculations are based on a projected 50 percent payout of a 50 cent play.

FIREBALL Prizes and Odds of Winning

Here's how the FIREBALL option delivers more ways to win:

FIREBALL Prizes and Odds of Winning
Bet Type Number of Winning Combinations Prize* Odds of Winning
Straight 4 $687.50 1 in 2,500
4-Way Box 16 $171.50 1 in 625
6-Way Box 24 $114.50 1 in 417
12-Way Box 48 $57.00 1 in 208
24-Way Box 96 $28.50 1 in 104
4-Way Wheel 16 $687.50 1 in 625
6-Way Wheel 24 $687.50 1 in 417
12-Way Wheel 48 $687.50 1 in 208
24-Way Wheel 96 $687.50 1 in 104
Front Pair 4 $6.50 1 in 25
Back Pair 4 $6.50 1 in 25
*55 percent of total FIREBALL bets for each game will go into the game's prize pool & be shared by the winners as per a pari-mutuel formula. Prize calculations are based on a projected 50 percent payout of a 50 cent play.

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