Game Overview



Top Prize


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How To Play

3D Play Instructions


Download the NY Lottery 3D mobile app onto your phone.


Scratch off the latex on the top half of the ticket to activate the 3D play feature, labeled "Scratch here to play in 3D".


Open the app and hold your mobile device over the ticket. The 3D experience will launch automatically!


Tap the castle windows to reveal any cash prizes and earn points.* Turn the castle with your finger for more windows and a final score.


If you won, redeem your prize! See how.**


To preview the 3D experience, scan the Gold Castle ticket image on the left side of the screen. See the ticket come to life!

*Points put players on a leaderboard within the New York Lottery 3D app. There is no monetary value to points earned through Gold Castle 3D play.
**Both 3D and traditional play will give you the same winning or non-winning result.

Traditional Play Instructions


On the bottom half of the Gold Castle ticket, scratch the Winning Numbers shield icons and the Your Numbers coins.


Match any of Your Numbers to any of the Winning Numbers to win prize shown.

  Reveal a 5X symbol to win 5 times the prize shown.

  Reveal a 10X symbol to win 10 times the prize shown.


If you won, redeem your prize! See how.

Game Odds and Prizes

Overall Odds of Winning

1 in 3.93


Odds Of Winning

Prize$250,000 Odds of Winning1 in 1,730,400
Prize$2,000 1 in 259,560
Prize$500 1 in 8,240
Prize$250 1 in 6,489
Prize$100 1 in 741
Prize$50 1 in 340
Prize$35 1 in 103
Prize$25 1 in 100
Prize$20 1 in 100
Prize$15 1 in 25
Prize$10 1 in 25
Prize$8 1 in 20
Prize$7 1 in 20
Prize$5 1 in 25

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