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Just in Time for the Holidays — Lottery's "Play3 Day" Number 4-4-4 Pays Out Over $1.2 Million in Prizes!Santa arrived early today at the CT Lottery Drawing Studio in Hartford. For the second time in less than six months, the number 4-4-4 was drawn in the “Play3 Day” drawing, generating the third-largest prize payout for this triple-digit number, just in time for the holidays!

Statewide, 3,171 winning wagers were sold for the Play3 Day game’s December 12th drawing. After all winning claims are presented, $1,283,100 in prize money will be paid out by the CT Lottery for this drawing.

Since the Play3 Day game began, 4-4-4 has been drawn a total of 12 times in the daily drawing with the last combination picked on June 29, 2018. Because Play3 prize payouts are based upon the amount wagered, players who had 4-4-4 on their Play3 Day tickets can expect to win from $25 up to $2,500 per wager in prize money.

Though the bulk of the winners will most likely redeem their tickets in the next few days, players with winning tickets have 180 calendar days from the date of draw to collect their winnings. High-Tier Claim Centers are able to cash CT Lottery prizes up to $5,000.Play3 Day drawings are held daily at 1:57pm. Tickets cost from $.50 to $5.00.