General information about Delaware lottery Play 3
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in May, 1993, or 26 years, 8 months and 30 days ago. DE lottery Play3 is currently available only in Delaware. Previously, the lottery was known as Daily Numbers. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Delaware Lottery. In case you want to know more about Delaware Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.delottery.com. Delaware Play 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Delaware Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Delaware Lottery Office: McKee Business Park, 1575 McKee Road, Suite 102, Dover, DE 19904
- Phone: (302) 739-5291
- Fax: (302) 739-6706
- Player Information Hotline: (800) 338-6200
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Delaware Play 3 results
Delaware Play 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Delaware Lottery in Dover. At the moment, draws are held 13 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week (although there is only Evening draw on Sunday), at 1:58 PM and 7:57 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on May 18, 1993, or 26 years, 8 months and 30 days ago.
How it works: picking up Delaware Play 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 digits / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main Delaware Play 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Delaware Play 3 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
Delaware lottery Play 3 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers five prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that DE lottery Play3 is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $500 (with $1 wager). 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 Delaware Play 3 numbers. The basic thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
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.
Delaware lottery Play 3 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0,50, although it is also possible to choose $1 wager. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Delaware Play 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 2, 4, 9 (Day) and 7, 4, 5 (Night). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 8, 6, 3 (Day) and 8, 2, 6 (Night).
Payouts of Delaware lottery Play 3 prizes
Keep in mind that DE lottery Play3 jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It can be received at the redemption centers, like prizes of other categories. Also, amounts under $599 can be redeemed at lottery retailers. Besides, players have an opportunity to mail their winning tickets to the operator's office. Unfortunately, DE lottery Play3 winnings are subject to taxation. In particular, there is the federal tax for prizes over $5,000. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within one year from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Delaware Play 3 results.