General information about Kansas Lottery Pick 3
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in October, 2000, or 18 years, 11 months and 20 days ago. Pick Three KS is currently available only in Kansas. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Pick Three KS. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Kansas Lottery. In case you want to know more about Kansas Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.kslottery.com. Kansas Pick 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Kansas Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Email: [email protected]
- Winning Numbers Hotline: 1-800-544-WINS(9467)
- Kansas Lottery Headquarters: 128 N Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Kansas Pick 3 results
Kansas Pick 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Kansas Lottery in Topeka. At the moment, draws are held 14 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 1:10 PM and 9:10 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 October 1, 2000, or 18 years, 11 months and 20 days ago.
How it works: picking up Kansas Pick 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main Kansas Pick 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Kansas Pick 3 numbers. As usual, the order of numbers drawn matters especially much.
Kansas Lottery Pick 3 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. Pick Three KS offers no jackpot to its players. The amount of the top prize is $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 Kansas Pick 3 numbers. The basic thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 1000
1 : 167
Straight + Box (6-way) - Straight match
1 : 1000
Straight + Box (6-way) - Box match
1 : 167
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 5,6.
Kansas Lottery Pick 3 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 Kansas Pick 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 7, 1, 4 (Midday) and 2, 8, 7 (Evening). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 9, 6, 0 (Midday) and 9, 0, 6 (Evening).
Payouts of Kansas Lottery Pick 3 prizes
All the lottery prizes of up to $599 can be received at the operator's most retail locations, no matter where the ticket was purchased. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. A great thing is that Pick Three KS winnings are tax free. According to local laws, taxes are only withheld from 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 Kansas Pick 3 results.