Pick 3 plus FIREBALL

Pick 3 plus FIREBALL is the Illinois Lottery game with double the excitement! This IL exclusive draw game has more chances to win with twice-daily draws and the plus FIREBALL option. Play your way with a choice of three lucky numbers and your favorite Play Style - there's one for everyone.

Pick 3 is drawn twice a day, seven days a week. The midday draw is at 12:40 PM CST, and the evening draw takes place at 9:22 PM CST. For only 50 cents, you could win up to $250, and for just $1 you could take home a $500 prize.

For each game you want to play, choose your three favorite numbers from 0 through 9, one per row of the game on your play slip. Or use Quick Pick to randomly determine some or all of your numbers.

Choose the number of days you'd like to play your numbers - you can play up to six consecutive days.

Select your draw time: Midday (12:40 PM), Evening (9:22 PM), or Both.

Pick a Play Style: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo, Front Pair or Back Pair

Select your wager amount - $0.50, $1, $2, $3, $4 or $5.

The exciting plus FIREBALL add-on gives you an extra number drawn, meaning more chances to win. If your ticket wasn't a winner, plus FIREBALL can make it one. If it was already a winner, plus FIREBALL can turn it into a multiple! Adding this option doubles your chosen wager amount per game.

Prizes and Odds of Winning

Check the table below for a description of the different Play Styles and numbers you need to match to win, the payouts for each wager level, and the odds of winning. You can also see how plus FIREBALL gives you more chances to win, and could help you win more.

Note: F = plus FIREBALL.

Odds of Winning Pick 3 plus FIREBALL
Play Style $0.50 Prize $0.50 Prize + F $1.00 Prize $1.00 Prize + F Odds of Winning Odds of Winning + F
Straight
Match 3 numbers in exact order
$250 $125 $500 $250 1 in 1,000 1 in 333
3-WAY BOX
Match 3 numbers; 2 must be the same
$80 $40 $160 $80 1 in 333 1 in 111
6-WAY BOX
Match 3 numbers in any order
$40 $20 $80 $40 1 in 167 1 in 56
3-WAY COMBO
Play all 3 Straight combinations of 3 numbers; match in any order
$2.50 ($1.50 play) $125 $500 ($3 play) $250 1 in 1,000 1 in 111
6-WAY COMBO
Play all 6 Straight combinations of 3 numbers; match in any order
$2.50 ($3 play) $125 $500 ($6 play) $250 1 in 1,000 1 in 56
3-WAY STR/BOX
Match 3 numbers (2 must be the same) in exact or any order
N/A N/A $330
$80 (Box only)
$165/$40 1 in 1,000
1 in 333 (Box only)
1 in 333
1 in 111 (Box only)
6-WAY STR/BOX
Match 3 numbers in exact or any order
N/A N/A $290
$40 (Box only)
$145/$20 1 in 1,000
1 in 167 (Box only)
1 in 333
1 in 111 (Box only)
FRONT PAIR
Match first 2 numbers in exact order
$25 $12 $50 $24 1 in 100 1 in 33
BACK PAIR
Match last 2 numbers in exact order
$25 $12 $50 $24 1 in 100 1 in 33