Kentucky Lottery offers new “1-off” wagering options
five Card Cash sport additionally will get improvements
By Todd Northrop
Kentucky Pick three and Pick four lottery avid gamers now have an method to win simply by getting shut the numbers drawn.
Starting nowadays, the Kentucky Lottery has added a new characteristic for the Pick three and Pick four video games which permits avid gamers to win prizes if their numbers are one digit upper or not up to the successful numbers drawn.
“1-Off” is a new guess kind for Pick three and Pick four. A participant can choose the 1-Off characteristic on the time of acquire, with wagers beginning at $1.00. If a number of in their numbers are one digit off of successful numbers, they win a money prize. To steer clear of any confusion, all of the imaginable numeric mixtures that may win are revealed proper at the price ticket.
“With this new wager, Pick 3 players now have 27 chances to win with a single ticket, and Pick 4 players have 81 chances to win,” mentioned Tom Delacenserie, president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery. “These daily games have been popular ever since they were introduced in the Commonwealth, and these new features are definitely going to create more winners — which in turn will create more excitement.”
While a participant who suits all 3 numbers in actual order on a Pick three price ticket with a instantly guess wins the sport’s most sensible prize of $600, the similar win on a Pick three price ticket with a 1-Off guess will yield $300. “However, on that ticket with a straight wager, they have one chance to win a prize. With 1-Off, they now have 27 chances on that Pick 3 ticket. We think players will enjoy their increased chances of winning with this new feature,” mentioned Delacenserie.
Players can nonetheless select to guess within the Pick three and Pick four video games the similar method they all the time have — Straight and/or Box — however in an effort to win a 1-Off prize, they want to particularly acquire a 1-Off guess.
The Kentucky Lottery additionally made adjustments to its five Card Cash sport. These adjustments come with the addition of a Sunday drawing for the sport, higher possibilities of successful a prize, and a refreshed sport brand. Players can nonetheless win as much as $5000 in an instant, and as much as $100,000 within the nightly drawings.
five Card Cash options two techniques to win: the primary is an instant-win prize on the time the price ticket is bought, and the opposite is within the night time drawing. The progressed possibilities of successful a prize are within the instant-win a part of the sport. Instead of a minimal win of a couple of 9s or larger, avid gamers can now win with a couple of 8s or larger.
All sport improvements for the Kentucky Lottery draw video games are to be had instantly in any respect lottery outlets within the state.