General information about Pick 3 Vermont
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in November, 1980, or 39 years, 10 months and 18 days ago. Pick 3 VT is currently available only in Vermont, as well as Maine and New Hampshire. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Pick 3 VT. 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. VT Pick 3 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 VT Pick 3 results
VT Pick 3 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 November 10, 1980, or 39 years, 10 months and 18 days ago.
How it works: picking up VT Pick 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main VT Pick 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 VT Pick 3 numbers. Remember that the order of numbers drawn matters especially much.
Pick 3 Vermont winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers seven prize categories. Pick 3 VT offers no jackpot to its players. The top prize is $250 with $0.50 wager and $500 with $1 wager. 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 VT 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
Box 3: 2 identical numbers
1 : 333
Box 6: 3 unique numbers
1 : 167
Straight + Box (6-way) - Straight match
1 : 1,000
Straight + Box (6-way) - Box match
1 : 333
1 : 100
Single Digit in exact position
1 : 100
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 5,6.
Pick 3 Vermont prices
The minimum cost of playing is $0,50, but you can choose higher wager. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold VT Pick 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 6, 3, 0 (Midday) and 5, 9, 4 (Evening). The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 4, 9, 8 (Midday) and 8, 2, 0 (Evening).
Payouts of Pick 3 Vermont prizes
As for the payout of prizes, amounts between $500 and $5,000 are payable at People's United Bank. Also, prizes under $500 can be received at agent locations. A great thing is that Pick 3 VT winnings are tax free. According to the laws of the state, taxes are only deducted if 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 VT Pick 3 results.