General information about Oklahoma Lottery Pick 3
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in November, 2005, or 14 years, 10 months and 18 days ago. OK Pick Three is currently available only in Oklahoma. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as OK Pick Three. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Oklahoma Lottery. In case you want to know more about Oklahoma Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.lottery.ok.gov. Oklahoma Pick 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Oklahoma Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- HQ: 3817 N. Santa Fe, Oklahoma City, OK 73118
- Telephone: 405 522 7700
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Oklahoma Pick 3 results
Oklahoma Pick 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Oklahoma Lottery in Oklahoma City. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 9:10 PM Central Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on November 10, 2005, or 14 years, 10 months and 18 days ago.
How it works: picking up Oklahoma Pick 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main Oklahoma Pick 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Oklahoma Pick 3 numbers. Remember that the order of numbers drawn plays especially important role.
Oklahoma Lottery Pick 3 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. OK Pick Three offers no jackpot to its players. The top prize is $500. 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 Oklahoma Pick 3 numbers. The main 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
1 : 100
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 5,6.
Oklahoma Lottery Pick 3 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0.50, but $1 is still a more popular wager. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Oklahoma Pick 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 7, 8, and 0. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 4, 9, and 6.
Payouts of Oklahoma Lottery Pick 3 prizes
Winnings greater than $600 can be received at either the claim centers or the lottery's main office, while smaller amounts are also payable by lottery retailers. Apart from this, winnings can be redeemed by mail. A great thing is that OK Pick Three winnings are tax free. According to the laws of the state, taxes are only deducted from prizes greater than $5,000. 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 Oklahoma Pick 3 results.