General information about Texas Lottery Daily 4
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in October, 2007, or 12 years, 6 months and 6 days ago. That's when day and night drawings started, while morning and evening drawings take place since September 9, 2013. Texas Daily Four is currently available only in this state. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Texas Daily Four. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Texas Lottery. In case you want to know more about Texas Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.txlottery.org/export/sites/lottery/index.html. Texas Daily 4 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Texas Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Customer Service: 800-37 Lotto (800-375-6886)
- HQ: 611 E. 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Texas Daily 4 results
Texas Daily 4 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Texas Lottery in Austin. At the moment, draws are held 28 times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 10:00 AM, 12:27 PM, 6:00 PM and 10:12 PM Central Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on October 1, 2007, or 12 years, 6 months and 6 days ago.
How it works: picking up Texas Daily 4 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 4 / 9-0. As you can see, players are to choose four main Texas Daily 4 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 Texas Daily 4 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers, but there still is the Sum It Up number. The concept is that if the sum of your numbers matches the sum of winning numbers, you get a prize. This is an optional feature that will cost you just $0.50 cents per play.
Texas Lottery Daily 4 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers 14 prize categories. Texas Daily Four 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 Texas Daily 4 numbers. The key thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 10,000
1 : 2,500
1 : 1,667
4-Way Straight / Box
1 : 2,500
6-Way Straight / Box
1 : 1,667
1 : 2,500
1 : 1,667
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 5,6. Pay attention that the table is not full as it does not include 12 and 24-Way play types.
Texas Lottery Daily 4 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0.50, but it is possible to choose higher wager. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Texas Daily 4 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 3, 2, 8, and 0. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 1, 4, 6, and 9.
Payouts of Texas Lottery Daily 4 prizes
Amounts of up to and including $600 can be received at lottery retailer locations. If you happen to win more, you will need to visit one of the regional prize centers or the operator's main office. Unfortunately, Texas Daily Four winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 24% in federal tax from prizes over $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 Texas Daily 4 results.