Want excitement? Pick-4 is what you're looking for.
Looking for something fun to help you get through the day? You've found it with Pick-4. With drawings twice a day, every day—at just 50 cents per wager—it gives you something exciting to look forward to.
Plus, for just $1 extra, you can add Instant Match to your Pick-4 ticket for a chance to win up to $500 instantly!
Here's how to play:
- Purchase a Pick-4 ticket at any New Jersey Lottery Retailer.
- Pick any 4 numbers between 0000 and 9999.
- You can play Pick-4 straight or boxed. To learn more, check out the Pick-4 Odds & Prizes.
- You can play STRAIGHT and BOX on the same ticket
- You cannot place a BOX bet where all four digits are the same. For example, 0000 cannot be boxed.
- If you'd rather have the Lottery computer randomly select your numbers for you, ask for a "Quick 4."
- Select MIDDAY or EVENING draw. If no box is selected, the wager will be for the EVENING draw.
- For $1 extra, you can add Instant Match.
- You can play the same numbers for up to seven consecutive drawings. Just mark the number of draws on your bet slip corresponding to the number of drawings you wish to play.
- Give your bet slip to your retailer.
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For more information, see the Pick 4 Game Rules
Odds and Prizes
|How to Bet||Odds||If You Bet...||How to Win||What You Win*|
|Straight — Any 4-digit number from 000 to 999. Match in exact order.||1 : 10,000||1234||1234||$2,788.00
(full prize share)
|24-Way Combination (Box) — Any 4-digit number with all different digits. Match in any order.||1 : 417||1234||1234, 1324, 1423, 1243, 1342, 1432, 2134, 2314, 2413, 2143, 2341, 2431, 3124, 3214, 3412, 3142, 3241, 3421, 4123, 4213, 4312, 4132, 4231, 4321||$116.00
(1/24 of straight prize bet)
|12-Way Combination (Box) — Any 4-digit number with 2 digits the same. Match in any order.||1 : 833||1123||1123, 1132, 1213, 1231, 1321, 1312, 2311, 2113, 2131, 3211, 3112, 3121||$232.00
(1/12 of Straight prize bet)
|6-Way Combination (Box) — Any 4-digit number with 2 sets of digits the same. Match in any order.||1 : 1,667||1122||1122, 1212, 1221, 2211, 2121, 2112||$464.50
(1/6 of Straight prize bet)
|4-Way Combination (Box) — Any 4-digit number with 3 digits the same. Match in any order.||1 : 2,500||1112||1112, 1121, 1211, 2111||$697.00
(1/4 of Straight prize bet)
*Fifty percent of the total amount of all bets for each game will be placed in the game's prize pool to be shared by the winners in accordance with a pari-mutuel formula. "What you win" calculations are based on an average payout of a 50¢ bet and total prize pool for an evening draw.