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PICK 2 – Prizes & Chances

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There are many ways to play PICK 2, one of the PA Lottery games you can play every day. You can play PICK 2 day and PICK 2 evening. Check out the chart below for details on Lottery payouts and PICK 2 Lottery prizes. View PICK 2 official rules and the PICK 2 with Wild Ball official rules.

PICK 2 PRIZES:

PLAY TYPE – Straight

MATCH 2 digits in exact order
PICK Any 2 digits
PRIZE $50
CHANCES OF WINNING 1 in 100

PLAY TYPE – Box

MATCH 2 digits in any order
PICK Any 2 distinct digits
PRIZE $25
CHANCES OF WINNING 1 in 50

PLAY TYPE – Front Digit

MATCH Your digit to the first number drawn
PICK Any 1 digit
PRIZE $5
CHANCES OF WINNING 1 in 10

PLAY TYPE – Back Digit

MATCH Your digit to the last number drawn
PICK Any 1 digit
PRIZE $5
CHANCES OF WINNING 1 in 10

PLAY TYPE – Super Straight

MATCH Combines both possible STRAIGHT plays
PICK Any 2 distinct digits
PRIZE $50
CHANCES OF WINNING 1 in 100 (per play)

PLAY TYPE – Straight/Box

MATCH Combines a STRAIGHT play and a BOX play
PICK Any 2 distinct digits
PRIZE $50 (STRAIGHT)
$25 (BOX)
CHANCES OF WINNING 1 in 100 (STRAIGHT)
1 in 50 (BOX)
PLAY TYPE MATCH PICK PRIZE CHANCES OF WINNNING
STRAIGHT 2 digits in exact order Any 2 digits $50 1 in 100
BOX 2 digits in any order Any 2 distinct 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 Combines both possible STRAIGHT plays Any 2 distinct digits $50 1 in 100 (per play)
STRAIGHT/
BOX
Combines a STRAIGHT play and a BOX play Any 2 distinct digits $50
$25
1 in 100
1 in 50
Cost is $1 per play. The total cost for SUPER STRAIGHT and STRAIGHT/BOX is $2 ($1 for each play).

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PICK 2 PRIZES WITH WILD BALL:

PLAY TYPE1 PICK 2 BASE GAME PRIZE WILD BALL PRIZE WILD BALL CHANCES 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)
1PICK 2 with Wild Ball (based on $1 per play)

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PICK 2 EXAMPLE CHART:

The play type and your numbers are in the first column.

PLAY TYPE
YOU PLAY
YOU PLAY DRAWING RESULT PRIZE
STRAIGHT
1-2
1-2 1-2 $50
BOX
1-2
1-2 1-2 or 2-1 $25
FRONT DIGIT
1-X
1-X 1-2 $5
BACK DIGIT
X-1
X-1 2-1 $5
SUPER STRAIGHT
1-2 and 2-1
1-2 and 2-1 1-2 or 2-1 $50
STRAIGHT/
BOX
1-2
1-2 1-2
1-2 or 2-1
$50 (STRAIGHT)
$25 (BOX)
Cost is $1 per play. The total cost for SUPER STRAIGHT and STRAIGHT/BOX is $2 ($1 for each play).

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Vary PICK 2 Play with Quick Pick

Give yourself another chance to win with Quick Pick. The computer will randomly select a two-digit number for the next Lottery drawing. Quick Pick numbers will automatically be played straight unless you specify another type of bet. It's a fast chance to give yourself another way to win.

PICK 2 Advance Play

Tickets for PICK 2 day and PICK 2 evening can be purchased up to seven days (one week) in advance.

How to Claim a PICK 2 Lottery Prize

Take your winning ticket to a PA Lottery retailer to validate. The retailer may pay valid Lottery prizes up to and including $2,500 per ticket. If the Lottery payout is over $600, you must complete a claim form. You must also file a claim form for any winning Lottery ticket older than 180 days.

For more details, see how to claim a Lottery prize.

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