General information about Pick 3 NM
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in September, 2000, or 20 years, 2 months and 6 days ago. Midday drawings take place since June 9, 2014. NM Pick 3 is currently available only in New Mexico. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as NM Pick 3. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by New Mexico Lottery. In case you want to know more about New Mexico Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.nmlottery.com. New Mexico Pick 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, New Mexico Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Office: 4511 Osuna Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
- Phone number: (505) 342-7600
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check New Mexico Pick 3 results
New Mexico Pick 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of New Mexico Lottery in Albuquerque. At the moment, draws are held 14 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 1:00 PM and 9:30 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 September 25, 2000, or 20 years, 2 months and 6 days ago.
How it works: picking up New Mexico Pick 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main New Mexico Pick 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 New Mexico Pick 3 numbers. The order of numbers drawn matters especially much.
Pick 3 NM winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers six prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the NM Pick 3 top prize rolls over to the next draw. The top prize is $500 (with $1 wager). Luckily, the fact that this is quite a modest amount 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 New Mexico Pick 3 numbers. The key thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 1,000
1 : 333
1 : 167
Straight / Box, 3-Way
1 : 333
Straight / Box, 6-Way
1 : 167
Front / Back Pair
1 : 56
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 5,6.
Pick 3 NM prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0.50, but it is possible to choose higher wager (up to $5). The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold New Mexico Pick 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 5, 7, and 9. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 1, 0, and 8.
Payouts of Pick 3 NM prizes
Winnings greater than $600 are to be claimed at either the HQ or prize centers. Smaller amounts are payable by lottery retailers. Besides, winning tickets can be sent by mail. A great thing is that NM Pick 3 winnings are tax free. According to the laws of the state, taxes are only deducted from prizes over $5,000. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 90 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of New Mexico Pick 3 results.