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Latest Winning Numbers:
May 2, 2016
3
3
0
8
Lucky Sum:
14
Next Drawing: Daily

How to Play

 

Win 4

 

 

 

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Step 1
GO TO ANY NEW YORK LOTTERY RETAILER & PICK UP A WIN 4 PLAYSLIP
Go to any New York Lottery retailer to pick up a playslip or tell the retailer your four lucky numbers and that you want to play Win-4. Be sure to tell him the drawing you want to play: Midday and/or Evening. If you do not, the Lottery terminal will automatically pick the next available drawing. It's as easy as that.
Step 2
SELECT YOUR FOUR NUMBERS
Using a blue or black pen or pencil, select four digits (numbers) in each game you want to play on the playslip. Each playslip has three games. You can play 1, 2 or 3 games.
Step 3
SELECT A WAGER TYPE
For each game played, select a wager type: straight, box, straight/box, combination, or close enough. For an explanation of wager types go to our Chances of Winning section.
Step 4
SELECT A WAGER AMOUNT
For each game played, select an amount to wager: 50¢ or $1.00. Note: straight/box wagers are $1.00 (50¢ for straight/50¢ for box).
Step 5
SELECT MIDDAY AND/OR EVENING
You can play up to ten tickets per game panel. If you want to play more than one ticket per game panel, select the number of tickets desired. For a single play, no mark is required. Don't forget to tell the retailer Midday or Evening drawing.
Step 6
SELECT THE NUMBER OF DAYS
If you want to play for more than one day, select a number of days and tell your Lottery retailer if you want to play Midday only, Evening only or both daily draws each day of advance play. You will receive one ticket for Midday drawings and a separate ticket for Evening drawings. Each ticket will be clearly marked "Midday" or "Evening." 
Step 7
HAND PLAYSLIP INTO RETAILER
Present your completed playslip to any New York Lottery retailer for processing. And good luck!
 
WHEN TO PLAY
Play daily by 12:20 p.m. for the Midday draw and 7:30 p.m. for the Evening draw.
 
GAME FEATURES
PLAY IT AGAIN
For your convenience, the Play It Again feature allows you to purchase an exact duplicate of a ticket you purchased within the last 30 days. Simply hand the retailer your ticket and ask to “Play It Again”. An identical ticket (same numbers, wager type and wager amount) for the next available draw will be produced. The cost of the “Play It Again” ticket is the same as your original ticket.
QUICK PICK OPTION
If you can't think of four numbers, just mark the Quick Pick option to have the computer randomly select all of your numbers for you. No partial quick picks are allowed.
PLAY IN ADVANCE
If you want to play for more than one day, select a number of days and tell your Lottery retailer if you want to play Midday only, Evening only or both daily draws each day of advance play. You will receive one ticket for Midday drawings and a separate ticket for Evening drawings. Each ticket will be clearly marked "Midday" or "Evening."
 
LUCKY SUM
You can now play Lucky Sum! An add-on feature to Win-4, for an extra $1, you can win a prize even if your exact numbers aren't drawn. Just tell your retailer you want to play in addition to your regular Win-4 wager.
PLAY INSTANT WIN!
Play one set of Win 4 numbers at any wager level (straight, boxed, combo, FR/BK pair). Add Instant Win to your wager for an extra $1. Match one or more of your numbers to the Instant Win numbers in the exact position and win prize(s) shown under the matches instantly.