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Play it Your Way, Any Day!

Play 4 1-OFF tutorialPLAY 4™ is a twice-daily game that pays a top prize of $5,000. Play it Straight or Combo for bigger prizes. To increase your chances of winning, try a Box, Straight/Box, 1-OFF or Pairs play. You can play it your way any day – twice a day! With midday and evening drawings, you have two chances to play – and win!

To play, pick up a PLAY 4 playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer. Each playslip contains five panels (A-E). In each panel played:

  1. Select the amount you want to play: 50 cents or $1.
  2. Select the play type: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo, 1-OFF, Front Pair, Mid Pair or Back Pair.
  3. Select one number (from 0 through 9) from each column for a total of four digits, or mark the QP (Quick Pick) box and let the terminal randomly select some or all of your numbers. For a Front Pair play, select numbers from the first two columns only; for a Mid Pair play, select numbers from the middle two columns only; and, for a Back Pair play, select numbers from the last two columns only.
  4. Select the draw time. Select MID for the midday drawing (1:30 p.m. ET), EVE for the evening drawing (7:57 p.m. ET) draw, or BOTH for both the midday and evening drawings. If no draw time is marked, the terminal will automatically print a ticket for the next available draw. If BOTH is selected, two separate tickets will print – one for the midday drawing and one for the evening drawing.
  5. To Advance Play the same numbers and play types up to 14 consecutive days for the selected draw time(s), simply mark the number in the "Days" section on your playslip.
  6. Give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. You will receive a ticket for each set of selected numbers and draw date(s). Please check your ticket(s) before you leave the store. You are responsible for the accuracy of your ticket(s).
  7. Check the official drawing results to see if you're a winner! Draw results are available on this website, at authorized Florida Lottery retailers and by calling (850) 921-PLAY (7529). You may also watch the drawings online.

PLAY 4 drawings are held twice daily, seven days per week, following the CASH 3 drawing at 1:30 p.m. and 7:57 p.m. ET. Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 10 minutes prior to the applicable drawing – 1:20 p.m. ET for the midday drawings and 7:47 p.m. ET for the evening drawings.

Please remember: All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the applicable draw date.

Prizes of less than $600 may be claimed at any authorized Florida Lottery retailer.

If you claim a prize on a winning Advance Play ticket before all of the drawings on the ticket have occurred, you will be issued a continuation ticket for the remaining draws with the same play numbers and play types as the original ticket.

How to Play - Play 4 Playslip

How to Play 1-OFF™

Ever feel like you're close, but you've somehow missed the mark? Well, the Florida Lottery has a brand new way to play PLAY 4™ where it pays to be close. With 1-OFF™ you can miss by one and still win a cash prize. That's 81 more chances to win!

To play, simply pick up a PLAY 4 playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer.

Mark the 1-OFF™ box on the PLAY 4 playslip.

Select the draw time: MID, EVE, or BOTH.

Select your four numbers, or QP to let the terminal randomly pick some or all of your numbers.

Once you give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer, you will receive a ticket printed with your 4-digit number and the 81 possible 1-OFF winning combinations (with one or more digits higher or lower by one than your 4-digit number).

During the PLAY 4 drawing, 4 numbers will be drawn at random. If your 4-digit number is a Straight match to the numbers drawn (if your numbers are in the exact order in which the PLAY 4 numbers were drawn), you win $2,500. Or, if any of your 1-OFF numbers match the PLAY 4 numbers drawn – again, in the same order in which they were drawn – you can win up to $100.

Play 4™ 1-OFF® Odds Payout
Straight 1:10,000 $2,500
1-OFF on one digit 1:1,250 $100
1-OFF on four digits 1:625 $50
1-OFF on two digits 1:416.67 $25
1-OFF on three digits 1:312.50 $15

Now you know how to play PLAY 4 1-OFF!

How to Win

Players who match all four of the winning numbers drawn in the official PLAY 4™ drawing for the date played can win up to $5,000, depending on the play type purchased and the amount played. Front Pair, Mid Pair and Back Pair players who match two numbers in exact order can win up to $50.

PLAY 4
Odds of Winning and Estimated Prize Payouts
Play Types Example Odds Prize Payouts
STRAIGHT Match in exact order 50¢ Play $1.00 Play
1234 1:10,000 $2,500 $5,000
BOX Match in any order 50¢ Play $1.00 Play
4-WAY
1112 1:2,500 $599 $1,198
6-WAY 1122 1:1,666.67 $400 $800
12-WAY
1123 1:833.33 $200 $400
24-WAY
1234 1:416.67 $100 $200
STRAIGHT/BOX Match in exact order or any order. Costs $1. BOX STRAIGHT*
4-WAY 1112 1:10,000 & 1:2,500 $599 $3,099
6-WAY 1122 1:10,000 & 1:1,666.67 $400 $2,900
12-WAY 1123 1:10,000 & 1:833.33 $200 $2,700
24-WAY 1234 1:10,000 & 1:416.67 $100 $2,600
1-OFF™ Match in exact order or off by one on any or all of your 4 digits in exact order.   $1.00 Play
STRAIGHT 1234 1:10,000   $2,500
1-OFF on one digit 1235 1:1,250   $100
1-OFF on four digits 0345 1:625   $50
1-OFF on two digits 1245 1:416.67   $25
1-OFF on three digits 1345 1:312.50   $15
PAIRS Match two in exact order 50¢ Play $1.00 Play
FRONT PAIR 12xx 1:100 $25 $50
MID PAIR x23x 1:100 $25 $50
BACK PAIR xx34 1:100 $25 $50
COMBO Covers all Straight combinations of a 4-digit number. Costs $2 to $24 depending on the numbers you select. $2,500 $5,000
4-WAY
1112 1:2,500 $2 Play $4 Play
6-WAY 1122 1:1,666.67 $3 Play $6 Play
12-WAY
1123 1:833.33 $6 Play $12 Play
24-WAY 1234 1:416.67 $12 Play $24 Play
*Combined straight and box payouts
Numbers Selected Determine Ways to Win Example Example Winning Combinations
STRAIGHT: Match in exact order 1234 1234
4-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with three like digits and get 4 ways to win 1112 1112, 1121, 1211, 2111
6-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with two pairs and get 6 ways to win 1122 1122, 1212, 1221, 2112, 2121, 2211
12-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with two like digits and get 12 ways to win 1123 1123, 1132, 1213, 1231, 1312, 1321,
2113, 2131, 2311, 3112, 3121, 3211
24-WAY: Select a 4-digit number with all different digits and get 24 ways to win 1234 1234, 1243, 1324, 1342, 1423, 1432, 2134, 2143, 2314, 2341, 2413, 2431, 3124, 3142, 3214, 3241, 3412, 3421, 4123, 4132, 4213, 4231, 4312, 4321
1-OFF on 1 digit: Select a 4-digit number with one (1) number higher or lower than each of the player's four (4) digits in exact order and get 8 ways to win 1234 1235, 1233, 1244, 1224, 1334, 1134, 2234, 0234
1-OFF on 2 digits: Select a 4-digit number with two (2) numbers higher or lower than each of the player's four (4) digits in exact order and get 24 ways to win 1234 1245, 1243, 1225, 1223, 1335, 1333, 1344, 1324, 1135, 1133, 1144, 1124, 2235, 2233, 2244, 2224, 2334, 2134, 0235, 0233, 0244, 0224, 0334, 0134
1-OFF on 3 digits: Select a 4-digit number with three (3) numbers higher or lower than each of the player's four (4) digits in exact order and get 32 ways to win 1234 1345, 1343, 1325,1323, 1145, 1143, 1125, 1123, 2245, 2243, 2225, 2223, 2335, 2333, 2344, 2324, 2135, 2133, 2144, 2124, 0245, 0243, 0225, 0223, 0335, 0333, 0344, 0324, 0135, 0133, 0144, 0124
1-OFF on 4 digits: Select a 4-digit number with four (4) numbers higher or lower than each of the player's four (4) digits in exact order and get 16 ways to win 1234 2245, 2343, 2325, 2323, 2145, 2143, 2125, 2123, 0345, 0343, 0325, 0323, 0145, 0143, 0125, 0123

Unlike the Lottery's other terminal games, which are pari-mutuel in design (that is, players are vying for a portion of what is in the prize pool), Cash 3 and Play 4 offer set prize payouts. Therefore, the Lottery has established a $5 million liability limit for Play 4 for any particular four-digit number in each drawing. Should any four digit combination (for example 7777) be purchased often enough in a single drawing that would result in the liability limit being exceeded, the Lottery will "cut off" further sales of that specific number combination. In addition, no Front Pair, Mid Pair or Back Pair that involves the first two, middle two or last two digits, respectively, of the four digit number will be allowed for that drawing. Players that have already played those numbers will still win the full amount of the set prize even if the liability limit has been met. For more details on this issue, please refer to the Play 4 game rule, subsection (1)(i).

Winning Numbers

Saturday, March 28, 2015

8-20-27-29-34-52-x2

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

$9 Million

Saturday, March 28, 2015

2-4-6-12-38-17-x3

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

$50 Million

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

8-26-41-61-73-11-x5

Next Jackpot:

Friday, April 3, 2015

$25 Million

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

9-17-36-41-11

Next Jackpot:

Friday, April 3, 2015

$1.3 Million

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

7-10-12-29-32

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

 -7-5-9-9

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

 -1-3-3-9

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

 -9-7-8

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

 -4-5-8