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Change to Plus Fireball prizes

When are the plus Fireball prizes changing?

The changes to the plus Fireball prizes will come into effect as of Sunday, August 22, 2021.

What are the new plus Fireball prizes?

The new plus Fireball prizes for Pick 3 and Pick 4 come into effect as of August 22, 2021:

Pick 3 plus Fireball

Play style




Box (3)


Box (6)


Front/Back pair


Pick 4 plus Fireball

Play style 




Box (4)


Box (6)


Box (12)


Box (24)


Why are the Plus Fireball prizes changing?

The Illinois Lottery exists to generate essential funding for K-12 education through the Common School Fund across the state of Illinois. The prize payouts have been revised to ensure that Plus Fireball delivers a positive return to education, while still providing a great game experience for players.

Do these changes affect the base Pick games?

There are no changes to Pick 3 or Pick 4 base game. This change only affects the Plus Fireball add-on prize tier.

Are there any other changes to Pick and/or Fireball?

There were no other changes made to these games. All elements of the game including the price, game play, odds and draw times remain the same.