General information about Pick 3 CO
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in April, 2013, or 6 years, 11 months and 3 days ago. Pick3 is currently available only in Colorado. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Pick3. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Colorado Lottery. In case you want to know more about Colorado Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.coloradolottery.com/en. Colorado Pick 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Colorado Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Toll-Free phone number: 1.800.999.2959
- Pueblo Claims Center HQ: 225 N Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Colorado Pick 3 results
Colorado Pick 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Colorado Lottery in Pueblo. At the moment, draws are held 14 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM Mountain Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on April 28, 2013, or 6 years, 11 months and 3 days ago.
How it works: picking up Colorado Pick 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 digits / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main Colorado Pick 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Colorado Pick 3 numbers. As in other lotteries of similar format, the order or numbers draws matters as well.
Pick 3 CO winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers five prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Pick3 is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $500. Luckily, the fact that the jackpot is quite modest is compensated by indeed high winning odds! As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 1,000. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the three Colorado Pick 3 numbers. The most important thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
Order of matched numbers
1 : 1,000
1 : 167
Straight + Box (6-way) - Straight match
1 : 1,000
Straight + Box (6-way) - Box match
1 : 167
1 : 100
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9.
Pick 3 CO prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Colorado Pick 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 7, 4, 1 (Midday) and 1, 4, 9 (Evening). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 5, 2, 0 (Midday) and 3, 8, 7 (Evening).
Payouts of Pick 3 CO prizes
Keep in mind that Pick3 jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It can be received at the operator's four Lottery Claim Centers, like prizes of other categories. Besides, winnings can also be claimed at local lottery retailers. Unfortunately, Pick3 winnings are subject to taxation, but only if the prize exceeds $500. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 180 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Colorado Pick 3 results.