Date Result Jackpot
  • Red Ball: 17
  • Red Ball: 26
  • White Ball: 1
  • White Ball: 25
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 5
  • Red Ball: 25
  • White Ball: 19
  • White Ball: 20
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 19
  • Red Ball: 21
  • White Ball: 1
  • White Ball: 24
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 3
  • Red Ball: 11
  • White Ball: 10
  • White Ball: 11
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 3
  • Red Ball: 13
  • White Ball: 16
  • White Ball: 20
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 10
  • Red Ball: 22
  • White Ball: 7
  • White Ball: 23
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 7
  • Red Ball: 14
  • White Ball: 3
  • White Ball: 6
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 9
  • Red Ball: 24
  • White Ball: 4
  • White Ball: 8
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 8
  • Red Ball: 25
  • White Ball: 1
  • White Ball: 9
Top Prize
$22,000
  • Red Ball: 1
  • Red Ball: 8
  • White Ball: 19
  • White Ball: 25
Top Prize
$22,000
2by2 Year

Prize and Odds

Match Prize Tuesday Prize Odds
2 Red + 2 White $22,000 Top Prize $44,000 Top Prize 1 in 105,625
2 Red + 1 White $100 $200 1 in 2,200.5
1 Red + 2 White $100 $200 1 in 2,200.5
2 Red $3 $6 1 in 382.7
2 White $3 $6 1 in 382.7
1 Red + 1 White $3 $6 1 in 45.8
1 Red Free Ticket 2 Free Tickets 1 in 8
1 White Free Ticket 2 Free Tickets 1 in 8

Overall odds of winning a prize in 2by2 are 1 in 3.59.

Schedule

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Draw Time 9:30 p.m. CT 9:30 p.m. CT 9:30 p.m. CT 9:30 p.m. CT 9:30 p.m. CT 9:30 p.m. CT 9:30 p.m. CT
Sales Stop Varies by jurisdiction

Things to Know

  • The 2by2 game originated in Kansas and Nebraska in 2002. North Dakota joined in 2006.
  • Not to be confused with the Arizona-only game, also known as 2by2, that ran between 2009 and 2014.
  • All the prizes double on Tuesdays but only for those with multi-draw tickets for seven consecutive draws.
  • There is a limit of 10 top prize winners per day. If there are more than 10 winners, the top prize will be awarded on a pari-mutuel basis.
  • Players win Quick Pick plays by matching one red or one white ball.

How to Play

  • Pick two red numbers from 1 to 26.
  • Pick two white numbers from 1 to 26.
  • Check if you’ve won.

Ticket Cost

  • $1 per play.

Advanced Draws

This table shows the maximum number of advanced draw purchases permitted in each participating state for 2by2.

State Advanced Draws
Kansas up to 28
Nebraska up to 28
North Dakota up to 42

History

The 2by2 game was launched by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) in Kansas and Nebraska in 2002, with North Dakota joining in 2006. The game is played seven nights a week, Monday through Sunday, and is conducted by the MUSL.

June 2002
2by2 was launched as a new MUSL game in Kansas and Nebraska.
February 2006
North Dakota joined the game.
February 2018
Top prize increased from $20,000 to $22,000.
The 2by2 Tuesday feature was added.

FAQs

When are 2by2 draws held?

Draws are held every day at 9:30 p.m. CT.


Where are the draws held?

2by2 draws are held in Des Moines, Iowa.


How do I play the game?

Pick two red numbers and two white numbers from 1 to 26.


What is the 2by2 Tuesday feature?

If you buy a ticket for at least seven consecutive draws, any prizes won on a Tuesday will double.


In which states can I play 2by2?

You can play 2by2 in Kansas, Nebraska, and North Dakota.


How many prize categories does 2by2 have?

There are a total of eight prize categories.


What is the top prize?

The top prize you can win in 2by2 is $44,000.


What’s the smallest prize?

If you match just one ball, you win a free ticket.


What are the odds of winning the top prize?

You have a 1 in 105,625 chance of winning the top prize.


What are the odds of winning any prize?

You have a 1 in 3.59 chance of winning any prize.


Do you have more 2by2 questions? Contact us, we’d love to help you out.