POSTED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 1:01pm
Baton Rouge, La — The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. The drawing for Mega Millions, a multistate jackpot game, will be conducted as regularly scheduled.
In accordance with Lottery policy, no drawings for Louisiana-based games take place on Christmas Day or Easter Sunday.
Tickets for the daily games Pick 3 and Pick 4 that are purchased after the draw close on Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24) will be good for the next regularly scheduled drawing on Wednesday, December 26.
Advance plays on Pick 3 and Pick 4 will not be available for Tuesday, December 25. Also, December 25 will be skipped on any Pick 3 or Pick 4 multidraw ticket, with the number of draws remaining accurately reflected on the ticket.
Lottery ticket purchasers must be at least 21 years of age. For security purposes, players are strongly encouraged to sign the back of their ticket immediately after purchasing. The Lottery also encourages anyone who has a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem to call toll-free 1-877-770-7867.
More information about Pick 3 and Pick 4 can be found on the Lottery’s website, www.louisianalottery.com .