Pick 2 is a draw game from the Pennsylvania Lottery with a top prize of $50 and drawings twice a day. There are a variety of play types so you’ll never get bored, and the Wild Ball add-on offers even more ways to win.
The Day draw is held at 1:35 pm ET seven days a week. Sales close at 1:05 pm, so be sure to get your tickets before then to enter that day’s draw. The Evening draw takes place daily at 6:59 pm ET. To enter that night’s draw, purchase your tickets before sales end at 6:57 pm.
How to Play
You can play up to five times on your playslip – each panel is a separate play and costs $1.00. Simply choose two numbers from 0 through 9. You can also use Quick Pick to have your numbers randomly generated for the next draw. Quick Pick numbers are automatically a Straight play unless you choose another type.
Choose your play type: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Super Straight, Front Digit, or Back Digit.
Decide which drawings to play: Day, Evening, or both.
Advance Play lets you play your favorite numbers for up to seven consecutive Day and Evening draws.
Add the new Wild Ball option for even more chances to win. A one-digit Wild Ball number is randomly chosen before each Day and Evening draw. The Wild Ball number can replace one of the winning numbers that was drawn to give you a winning selection. Wild Ball doubles the cost of your play type and the payouts are also different.
Prizes and Odds of Winning
If you match both the Pick 2 numbers drawn, you can win up to the top prize of $50. The table below shows the prize payouts and odds for each play style. Note that although the cost is $1.00 per play, the total cost for the Super Straight or Straight/Box play types is $2.00, because they are combined plays ($1.00 per play times two plays).
Scroll down to the second table to see Pick 2 prizes and odds with the Wild Ball option added.
|Play Type||Match||Pick||Prizes||Odds of Winning|
|Straight||2 digits, exact order||Any 2 digits||$50||1 in 100|
|Box||2 digits, any order||Any 2 unique digits||$25||1 in 50|
|Front Digit||Your digit to the first number drawn||Any 1 digit||$5||1 in 10|
|Back Digit||Your digit to the last number drawn||Any 1 digit||$5||1 in 10|
|Super Straight||Both possible Straight plays||Any 2 unique digits||$50||1 in 100 (per play)|
|Straight/Box||A Straight play & a Box play||Any 2 unique digits||$50
|1 in 100
1 in 50
|Each play costs $1. The total cost for Super Straight & Straight/Box is $2 ($1 per play x 2 plays).|
Pick 2 with Wild Ball Prizes and Odds of Winning
Check the table below for the prize payouts and chances of winning Pick 2 with Wild Ball added, based on $1.00 per play.
|Play Type*||Pick 2 Base Game Prize||Wild Ball Prize||Wild Ball Odds of Winning|
|Straight||$50||$30||1 in 50|
|Box||$25||$15||1 in 25|
|Front Digit||$5||$6||1 in 10|
|Back Digit||$5||$6||1 in 10|
|Super Straight||$50||$30||1 in 50 (per play)|
|*Pick 2 with Wild Ball, based on $1 per play.|
Pick 2 Winning Examples
The table below illustrates more about how Pick 2 works with examples of winning plays and prizes.
The Pick 2 draw game from the Pennsylvania Lottery features Day and Evening draws every day and a top prize of $50 – add Wild Ball for even more ways to win. Learn how to play, the play styles available, and prizes and odds of winning.
How to Play
Playing PICK 2 ™ is easy. It’s the game where you can play today and get paid today. You can win a top prize of $50 with a $1 Straight play, or increase your chances of winning with a Box, Straight/Box, Front/Back Number or 1-OFF ® play. Simply select your lucky numbers and play it your way any day – twice a day. Midday and evening drawings offer two chances to play – and win!
To play, pick up a PICK 2 playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer. Each playslip contains five panels (A-E). In each panel played:
1. Select one number (from 0 through 9) from each column for a total of two digits, or mark the QP (Quick Pick) box and let the terminal randomly pick some or all of your numbers. For a Front Number play, select number from the first column only; and, for a Back Number play, select number from the last column only.
2. Select the play type: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, 1-OFF, Front Number, or Back Number.
3. Select the amount you want to play: 50 cents or $1 (all Straight/Box and 1-OFF plays cost $1).
4. Select the draw time. Select MID for the midday drawing (1:30 p.m. ET), EVE for the evening drawing (9:45 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).
PICK 2 drawings are held twice daily, seven days per week, at approximately 1:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. ET. Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 13 minutes prior to the applicable drawing – 1:17 p.m. ET for the midday drawings and 9:32 p.m. ET for the evening drawings.
Please remember: All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the applicable draw date.
All PICK 2 prizes 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 1-OFF ®
Ever feel like you’re close, but you’ve somehow missed the mark? With 1-OFF ® you can miss by one and still win a cash prize. That’s 8 more chances to win!
To play, simply pick up a PICK 2 playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer.
Select your two numbers, or QP to let the terminal randomly pick some or all of your numbers.
Mark the 1-OFF ® box on the PICK 2 playslip.
Select the draw time: MID, EVE, or BOTH.
Once you give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer, you will receive a ticket printed with your 2-digit number and the 1-OFF numbers higher or lower than your 2-digit number.
During the PICK 2 drawing, 2 numbers will be drawn at random. If your 2-digit number is a Straight match to the numbers, you win $25. Or, if any of your 1-OFF numbers match the PICK 2 numbers drawn, you win $3.
Now you know how to play PICK 2 1-OFF!
Players who match both of the winning numbers drawn in the official PICK 2 ™ drawing for the date played can win up to $50, depending on the play type purchased and the amount played. Front Number or Back Number players who match one number can win up to $5.
Unlike the Lottery’s other Draw games, which are pari-mutuel in design (that is, players are vying for a portion of what is in the prize pool), PICK 2, PICK 3, PICK 4, and PICK 5 offer set prize payouts. Therefore, the Lottery has established a $1 million liability limit for PICK 2 for any particular two-digit number for each drawing. Should any two digit combination (for example 77) 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 Number or Back Number that involves the first or last digit, respectively, of the two-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 Pick 2 game rule, section (1)(g).
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Must be 18 or older to play.
How to Play Playing PICK 2 ™ is easy. It’s the game where you can play today and get paid today. You can win a top prize of $50 with a $1 Straight play, or increase your chances of winning with