A total of 1,079 players won $5,000 apiece for matching the winning Daily 4 numbers – 0-0-0-0 – straight in Sunday evening’s drawing. It was the first time 0-0-0-0 has been drawn in the Daily 4 game, which began on Oct. 5, 1981.
The number of winners and prizes for the drawing dwarfed typical Daily 4 numbers. Over the last year, the average number of winners for a Daily 4 drawing is about 700. The total average prize amount for a Daily 4 drawing is about $267,500.
There are five ways to play the Daily 4: straight, boxed, two-way, 1-Off, and wheeled. Prize amounts vary based on the way a number is played, and on the order in which the winning numbers are drawn. Players may select a four-digit number, or choose an easy pick ticket. There are two Daily 4 drawings a day, seven days a week, at 12:59 p.m. and 7:29 p.m. Each play is $1.