General information about WV Lottery Daily 3
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 1987, or 33 years, 10 months and 18 days ago. WV Daily Three is currently available only in West Virginia. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as WV Daily Three. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by West Virginia Lottery. In case you want to know more about West Virginia Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.wvlottery.com. WV Daily 3 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, West Virginia Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- HQ: 900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Charleston, WV 25302
- HQ Phone number: 800-982-2274
- Email: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check WV Daily 3 results
WV Daily 3 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of West Virginia Lottery in Charleston. At the moment, draws are held six times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week except Sunday, at 6:59 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 26, 1987, or 33 years, 10 months and 18 days ago.
How it works: picking up WV Daily 3 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 3 / 0-9. As you can see, players are to choose three main WV Daily 3 numbers from the range between 0 and 9 WV Daily 3 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
WV Lottery Daily 3 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers five prize categories. WV Daily Three offers no jackpot to its players. The top prize is $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 WV Daily 3 numbers. The key thing is to guess them in the exact order. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 1,000
1 : 333
1 : 167
3-Way Straight / Box
1 : 1,000
1 : 500
6-Way Straight / Box
1 : 1,000
1 : 200
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 5,6.
WV Lottery Daily 3 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 WV Daily 3 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 4, 5, and 6. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 7, 0, and 8.
Payouts of WV Lottery Daily 3 prizes
Prizes greater than $600 can be claimed at the HQ in Charleston or the regional office in Weirton. Smaller amounts are payable at most lottery retailer locations. Apart from this, winning tickets can be sent by mail. A great thing is that WV Daily Three winnings are tax free. According to the laws of the state, taxes are only deducted from amounts 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 WV Daily 3 results.