General information about DE Play 4
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in 1980, or 40 years, 6 months and 8 days ago. Play4 DE is currently available only in Delaware. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Play4 DE. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Delaware Lottery. In case you want to know more about Delaware Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.delottery.com. Play 4 Delaware results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Delaware Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Delaware Lottery Office: McKee Business Park, 1575 McKee Road, Suite 102, Dover, DE 19904
- Phone: (302) 739-5291
- Fax: (302) 739-6706
- Player Information Hotline: (800) 338-6200
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Play 4 Delaware results
Play 4 Delaware results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Delaware Lottery in Dover. At the moment, draws are held 13 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week (although there is only Evening draw on Sunday), at 1:58 PM and 7:57 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held in 1980, or 40 years, 6 months and 8 days ago.
How it works: picking up Play 4 Delaware numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 4 digits / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose four main Play 4 Delaware numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Play 4 Delaware numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
DE Play 4 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Play4 DE is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $5,000 (with $1 wager). 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 10,000. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the four Play 4 Delaware numbers. The basic thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 10,000
1 : 833
Straight + Box (12-way) - Straight match
1 : 10,000
Straight + Box (12-way) - Box match
1 : 833
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9.
DE Play 4 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0,50, but the most popular wager is still $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Play 4 Delaware numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 7, 6, 9 (Day) and 0, 3, 7 (Night). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 1, 0, 5 (Day) and 9, 4, 2 (Night).
Payouts of DE Play 4 prizes
Keep in mind that Play4 DE jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It must be claimed in person at Delaware Lottery Office. Amounts between $600 and $5,000 can be received at redemption centers, while winnings under $599 can be paid by lottery retailers. Unfortunately, Play4 DE winnings are subject to taxation. In particular, amounts above $5,000 are subject to federal tax. 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 Play 4 Delaware results.