This fast-moving Pennsylvania Lottery game delivers the chance to take home a top prize of $500 twice every day; add the Wild Ball option for extra chances to win.
Get your chance to win twice a day, seven days a week. The Day draw takes place at 1:35 pm ET. Sales close at 1:05 pm, so grab your tickets before then to enter that afternoon's draw. The Evening draw takes place daily at 6:59 pm ET. Pick up your tickets before sales end at 6:57 pm if you want to enter that night's game.
How to Play
Grab a playslip; it's got five panels and each one is a separate play. Enter your three favorite numbers from 0 to 9, or choose Quick Pick and the lottery computer will randomly generate the digits.
Choose a play type: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Super Straight, Front Pair or Back Pair. The play type you choose affects how much you can win and the chances of winning. See the "Prizes and Odds of Winning" tables below for more information about each play type.
Pick your draw: Day (1:35 pm ET), Evening (6:59 pm ET), or both.
Determine your wager: $0.50 or $1.00. Choose the time and date you want to play. You can also choose Advance Play to enter up to seven future drawings (Day and Evening).
Want even more chances to win? Try adding the new Wild Ball option. The lottery selects a single-digit Wild Ball number ahead of each draw. You can swap the Wild Ball number for one of the numbers the lottery draws, producing more possible winning combos. Wild Ball doubles the cost of your play type and the payouts also change. Check out the Wild Ball page for full details.
Pick 3 Prizes and Odds of Winning
Match all three digits drawn in exact order and win the top prize of $500 on a $1.00 play. Check the table for prize payouts and odds for each play style and wager amount. Note that Straight/Box is only available on a $0.50 play.
To see Wild Ball prizes and odds, scroll down to the second table.
|Play Type||Match||Pick||Prize 50¢ Play||Prize $1 Play||Odds of Winning|
|Straight||3 digits in exact order||Any 3 digits||$250||$500||1 in 1,000|
|Box||3 digits in any order||1 pair of digits & 1 unique digit||$80||$160||1 in 333.33|
|Box||3 digits in any order||Any 3 unique digits||$40||$80||1 in 166.67|
|Front Pair||First 2 digits in exact order||Any 2 digits||$25||$50||1 in 100|
|Back Pair||Last 2 digits in exact order||Any 2 digits||$25||$50||1 in 100|
|Super Straight||Combines all possible Straight plays||Any 3 unique digits||$250||$500||1 in 1,000 (per play)|
|Super Straight||Combines all possible Straight plays||1 pair of digits & 1 unique digit||$250||$500||1 in 1,000 (per play)|
|Straight/Box*||Combines a Straight play & a Box play||Any 3 unique digits||$250 (Straight)
|-||1 in 1,000 (Straight)
1 in 166.67 (Box)
|Straight/Box*||Combines a Straight play & a Box play||1 pair of digits & 1 unique digit||$250 (Straight)
|-||1 in 1,000 (Straight)
1 in 333.33 (Box)
|*Straight/Box is only available at 50¢ per play.|
Pick 3 with Wild Ball Prizes and Odds of Winning
Prize payouts and chances of winning with the Wild Ball option are different from the base play Pick 3 game. See the table below for the Wild Ball prizes and chances of winning on a $1.00 wager.
|Play Type||Pick 3 Base Game Prize||Wild Ball Prize||Wild Ball Odds of Winning|
|Straight||$500||$200||1 in 333|
|Box (3–Way)||$160||$72||1 in 111|
|Box (6–Way)||$80||$36||1 in 56|
|Front Pair||$50||$30||1 in 50|
|Back Pair||$50||$30||1 in 50|
|Super Straight||$500||$200||1 in 333 (per play)|
|Prizes are based on a $1 play - for a 50¢ play prizes are half the amount shown.|
Pick 3 Winning Examples
Here are some examples of Pick 3 winning plays and prize payouts to demonstrate how the game works.
|Play Type||Your Numbers||Numbers Drawn||Prize 50¢ Play||Prize $1 Play|
|Box||1-1-2||1-1-2 (in any order)||$80||$160|
|Box||1-2-3||1-2-3 (in any order)||$40||$80|
|Super Straight||1-2-3 (all combinations)||1-2-3 (in any order)||$250||$500|
|Super Straight||1-1-2 (all combinations)||1-1-2 (in any order)||$250||$500|
1-2-3 (in any order)
1-1-2 (in any order)
|*Straight/Box may only be played with a 50¢ wager.|