Drawings are held daily, seven days a week, at 12:29pm and 7:29pm, except Saturday evening. Pools close at 12:25 pm and 7:25pm, except Saturday. Saturday evening pools close at 7:45pm with the Saturday evening drawing occurring during the Cash Explosion television show, which airs from 7:30pm to 8:00pm and they are broadcast statewide.
PICK 4 drawings are held daily, seven days a week, at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m., and broadcast statewide. Saturday evening drawings occur during the Cash Explosion® television show, which airs from 7:30pm to 8:00pm.
When playing PICK 4, there three types of bets which can be placed:
STRAIGHT BET: If the numbers you have chosen are drawn in exact order, you win. Wager amounts are $0.50 and $1.
BOXED BET: If the numbers you have chosen are drawn in any combination, you win.
PICK 4 offers four types of boxed bets:
BACK-UP BET: Back-Up bets combine a Straight bet and a Boxed bet on one ticket, and must be placed in $1 increments.
Pick 4 can be played at any Ohio Lottery retailer location or self-service terminal.
You can play Pick 4 anytime!
Pick 4 is drawn twice daily at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m., except on Saturday evenings when the drawing is held during the Cash Explosion Game Show.
You can play straight, boxed, or back-up.
In order to win, your four numbers must match the four numbers drawn in the exact order. Only one combination wins on a straight wager.
Pick 4 boxed bet consists of four numbers. In order to win, your numbers can be in any order or combination. There are four types of boxed wagers possible.
The back-up bet combines both a STRAIGHT bet and BOX bet on one ticket. Each wager must be placed in $1 increments. If your straight bet wins, you win both the straight amount and the boxed amount. If your numbers don’t match the straight, but match a combination of your numbers then you win only the boxed amount.
Yes. Pick 4 wagers can be cancelled prior to the drawing.