Pick 3 | Texas Lottery (2024)

Pick 3 is an exciting Texas lottery game where you can play your lucky numbers, and also be strategic by choosing a play style. You have the chance to play four times a day from Monday through Saturday. Tickets cost $0.50, $1, or $5 per play with a top prize of $500 (for a $1 play).

Quick Jump to Winning Numbers:
Pick 3 Morning Numbers - Pick 3 Day Numbers - Pick 3 Evening Numbers - Pick 3 Night Numbers

Pick 3 Drawing Schedule

Check out a schedule of the Pick 3 draw times below. There are no draws on a Sunday, but you can still play 24 times a week!

  1. Morning: 10:00 AM CT

  2. Day: 12:27 PM CT

  3. Evening: 6:00 PM CT

  4. Night: 10:12 PM CT

Ticket sales are not available during the Draw Break, which runs from:

  1. Morning: 9:50 – 10:03 AM CT

  2. Day: 12:17 – 12:30 PM CT

  3. Evening: 5:50 – 6:03 PM CT

  4. Night: 10:02 - 10:15 PM CT

How to Play

To play, choose three one-digit numbers from 0-9, or select Quick Pick to have them chosen for you at random.

Next, choose one of the four play styles:

  • Exact Order: If your chosen numbers match the winning numbers in the exact order they are drawn, you win!
  • Any Order: If your chosen numbers match the winning numbers in any order, you win!
  • Exact/Any: This combines the two play styles above, so you pay for both. You win both parts if your numbers match in exact order, but you still get a prize if they match in another order.
  • Combo: An easy way to play all possible Exact Order combinations on one ticket.

If you'd like to play your selected numbers for up to 24 draws in a row, select one of the Multi-Draw boxes.

You can also play only a certain draw time - simply check the box for either Morning, Day, Evening, or Night, and the number of draws you wish to participate in.

Fireball

The Fireball option may be added to your main game ticket for more ways to win. After each Pick 3 draw, one Fireball number from 0 to 9 is drawn. Use the number to replace any of the Pick 3 numbers drawn in order to make a winning match.

To add Fireball, simply mark "Yes" in the box on your playslip. Fireball doubles the cost of your Pick 3 play.

Prizes and Odds

Here's a breakdown of the numbers needed to win a Pick 3 prize plus the odds of winning. Your chosen play style determines how your numbers can match the numbers drawn to make a winning combination:

Pick 3 Texas odds and prizes
Play Types PrizesOdds
Exact Order: Match in exact order $0.50 Play $1 Play
3 unique numbers$250$5001 in 1,000
2 same & 1 unique numbers$250$5001 in 1,000
3 same numbers$250$5001 in 1,000
Any Order: Match in any order$0.50 Play$1 Play
3-Way
2 same & 1 unique numbers
$80$1601 in 333
6-Way
3 unique numbers
$40$801 in 167
Exact/Any Order: Match in Exact OR Any Order
Prizes shown are based on a $0.50 base play each for Exact and Any Order, with a total cost of $1
Any Exact*
3-Way
2 same & 1 unique numbers
$80$330* ($250 + $80)1 in 333
6-Way
3 unique numbers
$40$290* ($250 + $40)1 in 167
*Prize is larger (as shown) if your numbers match those drawn in Exact Order; Exact Order prize is the sum of Any & Exact prizes
Combo: All Exact Order combinations of 3 numbers. $0.50 base play: $1.50-6. $1 base play: $3-12, depending on your numbers.$0.50 Base Play$1 Base Play
3-Way
2 same & 1 unique numbers
$250 ($1.50 Play)$500 ($3 Play)1 in 333
6-Way
3 unique numbers
$250 ($3 Play)$500 ($6 Play)1 in 167

Fireball Prizes and Odds of Winning

Check the following table for all the prize values and odds of winning if you added the Fireball option to your Pick 3 play. The Lottery draws a Fireball number just after each Pick 3 draw. Use the Fireball number to replace any Pick 3 number drawn for extra ways to win. Fireball doubles your Pick 3 ticket cost, as shown in the prices below - for example, a $0.50 base play becomes a $1 play with Fireball.

The three columns on the right show examples of how the Fireball number can potentially help you to make a winning bet.

Texas Pick 3 Fireball Prizes and Odds
Play TypeWinsPrizesOddsFireball Examples
Exact Order$1 Play$2 PlayYour NumbersPick 3 Numbers DrawnFireball Number Drawn
3 unique numbers1 win$90$1801 in 3331231293
2 same & 1 unique numbers2 wins$180$3601 in 10,0001221222
1 win$90$1801 in 3571224221
3 same numbers3 wins$270$5401 in 10,0001111111
1 win$90$1801 in 3701111311
Any Order$1 Play$2 PlayYour NumbersPick 3 Numbers DrawnFireball Number Drawn
3-Way
2 same & 1 unique numbers
3 wins$90$1801 in 10,0001222221
2 wins$60$1201 in 1,6671221122
1 win$30$601 in 1331220122
6-Way
3 unique numbers
2 wins$30$601 in 5561231123
1 win$15$301 in 691230132
Exact/Any OrderAnyExact$2 PlayYour NumbersPick 3 Numbers DrawnFireball Number Drawn
3-Way
2 same & 1 unique numbers
2 wins2 wins$2401 in 10,0001221222
3 wins1 win$1801 in 10,0001222221
2 wins1 win$1501 in 5,0001221122
2 wins0$601 in 3,3331222112
1 win1 win$1201 in 4001220221
1 win0$301 in 2001220122
6-Way
3 unique numbers
2 wins1 win$1201 in 1,6671231132
1 win1 win$1051 in 4171230231
2 wins0$301 in 8331231123
1 win0$151 in 831230123
COMBO$3 Play$6 PlayYour NumbersPick 3 Numbers DrawnFireball Number Drawn
3-Way
2 same & 1 unique numbers
3 wins$270$5401 in 10,0001222221
2 wins$180$3601 in 1,6671221122
1 win$90$1801 in 1331220122
$6 Play$12 Play
6-Way
3 unique numbers
2 wins$180$3601 in 5561231123
1 win$90$1801 in 691230132

Can I Play from Outside the U.S.?

If you're outside the U.S., unfortunately you cannot buy Texas Lottery tickets. However, you can take part in Powerball and Mega Millions! Please see the Tickets page for details.


More on the Texas Lottery

Want to know more about the Texas Lottery and the other exciting games offered, like Powerball, Mega Millions, and Lotto Texas? Visit the Texas Lottery page for all the details, including drawing schedule, top lottery winners, how to claim a prize, and the history of the Texas Lottery.

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