Virginia Pick 3

Next estimated jackpot:

$500

About Virginia Pick 3

Enter the Virginia Pick 3 lottery and you could be the next jackpot winner! But first, take a look on this page to familiarize yourself with the rules, to learn how to claim any prizes you win, and to stay up-to-date with the latest Virginia Pick 3 lottery results.

Draws take place twice every day with the Day draw at 1:59 PM ET and the Night draw at 11:00 PM ET.

Latest Draw

Saturday, March 2 2024 - Night Draw

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Virginia Pick 3 Overview

Pick 3 is a Virginia Lottery game which gives you the freedom to choose how you want to play, and even how much you want to spend per game.

  • You are required to pick three digits between 0 and 9, while you also have to choose your play type from the following options:
  • Exact Order: You are predicting that your three numbers will be drawn in the same order as you have selected them.
  • Any Order: This is a prediction that your three digits will all appear in the draw. The order does not matter.
  • 50/50: Half of your money goes on an Exact Order play, and half on Any Order.
  • Combo: Every combination of a three-number prediction is entered as a separate Exact Order play.
  • Pair: Try to match just two of the three numbers in the exact order. Specify either Front (first two numbers), Split (first and last numbers) or Back (last two numbers).

You can spend $0.50 or $1 per play in Pick 3. You can also add Fireball to your play to give you more chances to win. The Fireball is a fourth number, also drawn from 0 to 9, which can be used to replace any of the numbers that appear in the draw. This creates more winning combinations, but doubles the cost of entry.

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Virginia Pick 3 Odds Table

Players must pick three balls from separate pools of 0 to 9.

Play Type Example Prize Per $1 Wager Odds (Rounded)
Exact Order 123 $500 1 in 1,000
Any Order - 6-Way 123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321 $80 1 in 166.7
Any Order - 3-Way 445, 454, 544 $160 1 in 333.33
50/50 - 6-Way 123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321 $40 for Any Order, $290 for Exact and Any Order 1 in 200 for Any Order, 1 in 1,000 for Exact Order
50/50 - 3-Way 445, 454, 544 $80 for Any Order, $330 for Exact and Any Order 1 in 500 for Any Order, 1 in 1,000 for Exact Order
Combo - 6-Way (costs $6) 123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321 $500 1 in 166.7
Combo - 3-Way (costs $3) 445, 454, 544 $500 1 in 333.33
Pair 12X (Front), 1X2 (Split), X23 (Back) $50 1 in 100

Fireball Prizes

If Fireball is added to your ticket, you can use the Fireball number to replace any of the drawn numbers. This gives you more chances to win.

Play Type Fireball Prize Per $1 Play Odds (Rounded)
Exact Order $200 1 in 357
Any Order - 6-Way $34 1 in 62
Any Order - 3-Way $66 1 in 122
50/50 - 6-Way $17 for Any Order, $117 for Exact and Any Order 1 in 62 for Any Order, 1 in 333 for Exact Order
50/50 - 3-Way $33 for Any Order, $133 for Exact and Any Order 1 in 122 for Any Order, 1 in 345 for Exact Order
Combo - 6-Way (costs $6) $200 1 in 62
Combo - 3-Way (costs $3) $200 1 in 122
Pair $20 1 in 36

Pick 3 History

Pick 3 was launched in May 1989, becoming Virginia’s first in-state draw game after the lottery was established the previous year. The Fireball feature was introduced in May 2021.

How to Claim a Prize

The deadline for claiming lottery prizes in Virginia is 180 days after a draw has taken place. For prizes of up to $600, which covers all the payouts available in Pick 3, you can visit any Virginia Lottery retailer to claim. If they do not have the cash available immediately, retailers can pay via check or money order. You can also go to a Virginia Lottery customer service center or mail in your signed winning ticket. If you are mailing in your ticket, you may have to send in your Social Security number and government-issued photo ID if the prize is worth more than $100. The address you need is as follows:

Virginia Lottery Claims
P.O. Box 1254,
Richmond, VA 23218-1254