General information about Idaho Lottery Pick 3
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 2010, or 10 years, 1 month and 13 days ago. ID Pick Three is currently available only in Idaho. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as ID Pick Three. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Idaho Lottery. In case you want to know more about Idaho Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.idaholottery.com. Idaho Pick 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Idaho Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Phone: 208-334-2600
- Winning Numbers Line: 208-334-4656
- Address: 1199 Shoreline Lane, Suite 100, Boise, ID 83702
- Email: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Idaho Pick 3 results
Idaho Pick 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Idaho Lottery in Boise. At the moment, draws are held 14 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 1:59 PM and 7:59 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 February 16, 2010, or 10 years, 1 month and 13 days ago.
How it works: picking up Idaho Pick 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main Idaho Pick 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Idaho Pick 3 numbers. As in other similar games, the order of numbers drawn matters especially much.
Idaho Lottery Pick 3 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers seven prize categories. ID Pick Three offers no jackpot to its players. The amount of the top prize is $500 (with $1 wager). Luckily, the fact that it 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 Idaho Pick 3 numbers. The basic thing, however, is to match them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
If you pick
If numbers are drawn
Any Order 3-way
Numbers drawn match your numbers in any order (2 like numbers)
122 212 221
Any Order 6-way
Numbers drawn match your numbers in any order (3 unique numbers)
123 132 213 231 312 321
Exact/Any Order 3-way
All 3 numbers in exact/any order (2 like numbers)
Exact/Any Order 6-way
All 3 numbers in exact/any order (3 unique numbers)
132 213 231 312 321
First 2 numbers in exact order (pick 2 numbers only)
120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129
Second and third numbers in exact order (pick 2 numbers only)
022 122 222 322 422 522 622 722 822 922
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 6,5.
Idaho Lottery Pick 3 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. An important thing to mention is that players have an opportunity to increase their winning odds using the lottery’s multiplier feature, namely Sum it up!. The idea is that if the sum of your Pick 3 numbers matches the sum of the three single-digit numbers drawn, you get a prize. The cost of this option is $1 per play. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Idaho Pick 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 4, 9, 5 (Day draw) and 2, 3, 6 (Night draw). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 6, 3, 8 (Day draw) and 7, 4, 8 (Night draw).
Payouts of Idaho Lottery Pick 3 prizes
Any of the prizes under $599 can be received at almost 1,000 lottery retailer locations. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. A great thing is that ID Pick Three winnings are tax free. 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 Idaho Pick 3 results.