General information about NY Pick 10
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in January, 1987, or 33 years, 8 months and 17 days ago. Pick 10 NY is currently available only in New York. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Pick 10 NY. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by New York Lottery. In case you want to know more about New York Lottery, here is their official website: http://nylottery.ny.gov/wps/portal/Home/Lottery/Home. New York Pick 10 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, New York Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Main Office: 518-388-3300
- HQ: 165 Genesee St., Buffalo, NY 14203
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check New York Pick 10 results
New York Pick 10 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of New York Lottery in Buffalo. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 7:35 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on January 12, 1987, or 33 years, 8 months and 17 days ago.
How it works: picking up New York Pick 10 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 10 / 80. As you can see, players are to choose 10 main New York Pick 10 numbers from the range between 1 and 80 New York Pick 10 numbers. Pay attention that there are 20 numbers drawn, so chances are higher than it could have seemed at first.
NY Pick 10 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers six prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Pick 10 NY is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $500,000. 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 8,911,711. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the 10 New York Pick 10 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 8,911,711
1 : 163,381
1 : 7,384
1 : 621
1 : 87
1 : 22
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 17.
NY Pick 10 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 New York Pick 10 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 13, 34, 15, 63, 64, and 76. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 54, 55, 40, 28, 62, and 79.
Payouts of NY Pick 10 prizes
Keep in mind that Pick 10 NY jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It can be claimed at the lottery customer service center, like prizes of other categories. Winnings under $600 are also payable by lottery retailers. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. Unfortunately, Pick 10 NY winnings are subject to taxation: 25% in federal tax and 8.82% in state tax from winnings greater than $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 New York Pick 10 results.