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Illinois Lottery Pick 4 results

The purpose of our team is to help our readers always stay aware of the latest news and trends in the world of lotteries. In particular, we are glad to offer a review of Illinois Lottery Pick 4, a lottery that we do believe is worth your attention. When preparing the review, we were trying to cover all the game-play aspects that might be important to an average player, especially as far as Illinois Lottery Pick 4 results are concerned. Enjoy your reading!

Latest USA - Illinois - Pick 4 results, December 16 2018 (3 days ago) Midday:

0 4 5 4

USA - Illinois - Pick 4 results, December 16 2018 (3 days ago) Midday:

7 1 2 7

USA - Illinois - Pick 4 results, December 15 2018 (4 days ago) Evening:

8 0 9 7

USA - Illinois - Pick 4 results, December 15 2018 (4 days ago) Midday:

5 8 3 8
Country USA
Numbers to Guess 4 from 0000-9999
Additional Numbers No Add. Numbers
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 10000
Next Jackpot 2500
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General information about Illinois Pick 4

This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 1982, or 36 years, 10 months and 3 days ago. Pick Four IL is currently available only in Illinois. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Pick Four IL. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Northstar Lottery Group. In case you want to know more about Northstar Lottery Group, here is their official website: http://www.illinoislottery.com/en-us/home.html. Illinois Lottery Pick 4 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Northstar Lottery Group can be reached via the following contact details:

- Email: [email protected]

- Player Hotline: 1-800-252-1775

- Administrative Office: 101 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, IL

Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.

Check Illinois Lottery Pick 4 results

Illinois Lottery Pick 4 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Northstar Lottery Group in Springfield. At the moment, draws are held 14 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 12:40 PM and 9:22 PM. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 16, 1982, or 36 years, 10 months and 3 days ago.

How it works: picking up Illinois Lottery Pick 4 numbers

The currently applied format is as follows: 4 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose four main Illinois Lottery Pick 4 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Illinois Lottery Pick 4 numbers. Also, according to Illinois Pick 4 rules, one number is to be additionally picked up from the range of 0 and 9. As you might know, the bonus number is called Fireball. This number is optional, but it can significantly increase your winning chances. Keep in mind that this option is not free and will cost you the amount of your wager.

Illinois Pick 4 winning odds & prize categories

The lottery currently offers 13 prize categories. Pick Four IL offers no jackpot to its players. The amount of the prize is $5,000 (for $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 10,000. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the four Illinois Lottery Pick 4 numbers. The basic thing is to match them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:

Type of wager
Odds
$0.50 wager
$1 wager
Odds to match Fireball number
Exact Order
1 : 10,000
$2,500
$5,000
1 : 2,500
Any Order 
4-Way
numbers drawn (3 identical numbers)
1 : 2,500
$600
$1,200
1 : 625
Any Order 
6-Way
numbers drawn (3 unique numbers)
1 : 1,667
$400
$800
1 : 417
4-Way Combo
Play all 4 straight combinations of 4 numbers (any order; 3 numbers are the same)
1 : 10,000
$2,500
($2 wager)
$5,000
($4 wager)
1 : 625
6-Way Combo
Play all 6 straight combinations of 4 (any order; 2 pairs of identical numbers)
1 : 10,000
$2,500
($3 wager)
$5,000
($6 wager)
1 : 417
Exact/Any Order 4-way
All 4 numbers in exact/any order (2 like numbers)
1 : 10,000
1 : 2,500
(Box only)
-
$3,100
$600
(Box only)
1 : 2,500
1 : 625
(Box only)
Exact/Any Order 6-way
All 4 numbers in exact/any order (2 pairs of identical numbers)
1 : 10,000
1 : 1,667
(Box only)
-
$2,900
$400
(Box only)
1 : 2,500
1 : 417
(Box only)

The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 8,5. As you can see, the table above is not full as it does not include 12 and 24-Way play types.

Illinois Pick 4 prices

The minimum cost of playing is $0.50, as well as $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.

Hot and cold Illinois Lottery Pick 4 numbers

The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 4, 3, 8, 7 (Midday) and 0, 1, 5, 3 (Evening). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 1, 6, 2, 9 (Midday) and 2, 4, 7, 9 (Evening).

Payouts of Illinois Pick 4 prizes

Keep in mind that Pick Four IL jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. In order to receive it, you will have to fill out and submit a claim form available at any lottery retailer around the state. Lottery retailers can also cash winning tickets of up to $600. Besides, tickets can be sent by mail if you live outside of Illinois. Unfortunately, Pick Four IL winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 25% of federal tax from winnings over $5,000, as well as 4.95% of state income tax from prizes of $1,000 or over. 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 Illinois Lottery Pick 4 results.