General information about Vermont Pick 4
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in September, 1985, or 33 years, 11 months and 17 days ago. Day drawings, however, take place only since June 29, 2003. Vermont Lottery Pick 4 is currently available only in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Vermont Lottery Pick 4. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Vermont Lottery. In case you want to know more about Vermont Lottery, here is their official website: https://vtlottery.com. Pick 4 VT results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Vermont Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Phone number: (802) 479-5686
- Email: [email protected]
- HQ: 1311 US Route 302, Suite 100, Barre, VT 05641
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Pick 4 VT results
Pick 4 VT results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Vermont Lottery in Barre. 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 6:50 PM ET. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on September 3, 1985, or 33 years, 11 months and 17 days ago.
How it works: picking up Pick 4 VT numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 4 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose four main Pick 4 VT numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Pick 4 VT numbers. Keep in mind that the order of numbers drawn matters especially much.
Vermont Pick 4 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers nine prize categories. Vermont Lottery Pick 4 offers no jackpot to its players. The top prize is $5,000 (with $1 wager). Luckily, the fact that this is a comparatively modest amount 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 Pick 4 VT numbers. The key thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 10,000
Box: 3 identical numbers
1 : 2,500
Box: 2 pairs of identical numbers
1 : 1,667
Box: 2 identical numbers
1 : 2,500
Box: 4 unique numbers
1 : 417
1 : 100
1 : 100
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 6,5. Pay attention that the table is not full as it does not include 12 and 24-Way play types.
Vermont Pick 4 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0.50, but it is possible to choose higher wagers. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Pick 4 VT numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 9, 8, 5, 7 (Midday) and 3, 5, 1, 2 (Evening). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 1, 4, 6, 0 (Midday) and 9, 7, 8, 0 (Evening).
Payouts of Vermont Pick 4 prizes
As for the payout of prizes, amounts between $500 and $5,000 can be received at People's United Bank. Apart from this, prizes under $500 are payable at agent locations. Unfortunately, Vermont Lottery Pick 4 winnings are subject to taxation, but only in case the prize exceeds $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 Pick 4 VT results.