Florida - Pick 3 FL
Pick 3 FL
Pick 3 is a straightforward and popular daily lottery game played in Florida.
Draws take place twice a day. The MIDDAY draw is at 1:30 p.m. and the EVENING draw is at 9:45 p.m.
Quick Pick (QP) is available for automatically generated numbers.
How much is a Florida Pick 3 game?
Pick 3 has multiple entry options, with stakes costing $0.50 or $1.00.
A Fireball increases the odds of winning by adding an extra ball. A Fireball costs no extra cash to play, but payouts are reduced.
There is no EZ Match option in this Pick 3 lottery game.
What is the Pick 3 top prize?
The top prize for a $1.00 play is $500.
The top prize for a $0.50 play is $250.
These payouts are for Straight (exact order)combinations.
How to play and win Pick 3?
Players choose threenumbers from 0 to 9.
Each number is chosen independently. It is therefore possible to select the same number more than once.
Depending on the type of bet, players can match exact positions, random positions or a combination of these in various orders.
- Straight (exact order)
- Straight/Box (50/50 split)
- Front/Back Pair
See below for an overview of bet types, including odds and prizes.
Pick 3 Bet Types, Odds and Payouts
|Bet Type||Odds||Description||Combination Examples||Payout for $1.00 bet|
|STRAIGHT (exact order)||1 in 1000||Match numbers in exact order||123||$500|
|3-Way||1 in 333.33||3-Way Box||112, 121, 211||$160|
|6-Way||1 in 166.67||6-Way Box||123, 132, 213, 231, 312, 321||$80|
1 in 1000
1 in 333.3
|$330 for a combined payout|
|6-Way||1 in 1000 or 1 in 166.67||
for a combined payout
|Front Pair||1 in 100||Match front pair||112||$50|
|Back Pair||1 in 100||Match back pair||1 22||$50|
|3-Way Combo||1 in 333.33||$3 play||$500|
|6-Way Combo||1 in 166.6||$6 play||$500|
How does the Fireball option work in Florida Pick 3?
The Fireball replaces any of the winning Pick 3 numbers to generate additional winning combinations. The Fireball is drawn immediately following each Pick 3 draw.
It is possible to win multiple Fireball prizes during each prize draw .
Select 1-1-2, for example, as your Pick 3 numbers.
Next, choose a $1 betand the Fireball.
In this example the winning numbers are 1-1-1, but the Fireball is 2.
Because the Fireball can replace any of the 1-1-1 numbers, possible combinations could be:
This would pay out threeFireball combinations.
Pick 3 with Fireball Odds and Payouts
|Type of Match||Odds||Payout|
|STRAIGHT (exact order)||1 in 333||$200|
|BOX 3-Way||1 in 111||$68|
|BOX 6-Way||1 in 56||$34|
|STRAIGHT/BOX 3-Way||1 in 333 or 1 in 111||$134|
1 in 333
1 in 56
|FRONT PAIR||1 in 33||$20|
|BACK PAIR||1 in 33||$20|
|COMBO 3-Way $3 play||1 in 111||$200|
|1 in 56||$200|
Pick 3 tickets cost $1.00 or $0.50.
Quick Pick is available.
Purchase a Fireball to increase the odds of winning (lower payouts).
Draws take place twice daily at 1:30 p.m. and at 9:45 p.m.
Florida Pick 2, Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5 payouts offer set prizes, not pari-mutuel payouts where everyone shares a percentage of the prize.
However, there is a liability limit on how much Florida lottery can pay out, which is therefore entitled to cut further sales on any oversold number combinations.