General information about WA Match 4
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in August, 2008, or 12 years, 3 months and 30 days ago. Washington Lottery Match 4 is currently available only in this state. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Washington Lottery Match 4. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Washington's Lottery. In case you want to know more about Washington's Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.walottery.com/Home. Washington Match 4 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Washington's Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Phone: (360) 810-2888
- Email: [email protected]
- Main Office: 814 4th Avenue East, Olympia, WA 98506
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Washington Match 4 results
Washington Match 4 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Washington's Lottery in Olympia. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 8:00 PM Pacific Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on August 3, 2008, or 12 years, 3 months and 30 days ago.
How it works: picking up Washington Match 4 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 4 / 24. As you can see, players are to choose four main Washington Match 4 numbers from the range between 1 and 24 Washington Match 4 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
WA Match 4 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers three prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Washington Lottery Match 4 is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $10,000. 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 10,600. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the four Washington Match 4 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 10,600
1 : 133
1 : 9.32
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 8,7.
WA Match 4 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $2. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Washington Match 4 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 08, 17, 01, and 22. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 15, 12, 23, and 04.
Payouts of WA Match 4 prizes
Keep in mind that Washington Lottery Match 4 jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Like other prizes greater than $600, it can be claimed at any lottery office, while smaller amounts are also payable by lottery retailers. Unfortunately, Washington Lottery Match 4 winnings are subject to taxation: 25% federal tax for the US citizens in case the prize exceeds $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 Washington Match 4 results.