Frequent question: What does straight and box mean in lottery?

What’s the difference between straight and straight box?

Straight – If the winning numbers match in the same order, you are a winner. Box – If the winning numbers match in any order, you win.

How much do you win if you play straight box?


You pay $1, split between both game types ($0.50 for a straight and $0.50 for a box). If you match the numbers drawn in the exact order, you win with both plays. If you match all the winning numbers, but not in the correct order, you win the box play only.

How much do you win on Pick 4 straight box?

How much can I win playing PICK 4? On a $1 ticket, players can win a top prize of $5,000 for a Straight play, $1,198 for a Box play, $3,099 for a Straight/Box play, and $50 for a Front Pair, Mid Pair, or Back Pair play.

What’s the payout for 50 cent box?

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Bet Type 50 cents $1
Straight/Box (4) $3,100 If Straight hits
$600 If Box only
Combination (all types) $2,500 $5,000
Close enough (straight match) $1,250 $2,500
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How much is a dollar straight box?

Straight/Box is $1 per play. Combo tickets cost 4 to 24 times the single play amount, depending upon the numbers selected.

What does straight box mean in daily 4?

STRAIGHT/BOX: (Exact Order/Any Order) Match in exact order or any order. A 50¢ base play costs $1. Prize amounts shown are based on a 50¢ base play. BOX.

How does Pick 4 Work?

Pick four numbers — two pairs of identical numbers — to match the winning numbers in any order. There are six ways to win (six possible combinations). Example: If the winning numbers were picked 1-2-1-2, any plays with those numbers (such as 2-1-1-2) are winners.

When was the last time 666 came out in the lottery?

The 6-6-6 combination came up once each in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. The only triple to come up more during that period was 9-9-9.

What numbers come out the most in Pick 4?

The numbers 1-0-1-0 are one of the most popular combinations of numbers played in the Pick 4 game.

What is a 4-way box?

4-Way Combination (Box) — Any 4-digit number with 3 digits the same.

How much is Pick 4 any order?


Exact Order Play $5,000 1 in 10,000
4-way any order $1,200 1 in 2,500
6-way any order $800 1 in 1,666.7
12-way any order $200 1 in 416.7