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Pick 6 | 7 Number Wheel Trap (3if3)

Get balanced coverage on 7-numbers with a 3if3 guarantee using just 4 lines. Key number 4if4, 5if5 coverage with repeat Match 3/Match 4 wins as consolation.

Wheeling System Playing Tips

To improve your payouts from 3if3, 4if4, 5if5 and 6if6, play multiple 4-ticket sets while swapping your choices for 1,2,3 numbers with those from 4,5,6,7 on your second set.

You can also try swapping out your 1,2,3 or 4,5,6,7 numbers with new options on a 2nd ticket set. This will add an additional 3if3 coverage for 10-11 numbers total, as long as 1 of your 6-7 key numbers appear in the draw.

Wheel 7 Numbers on 4 Lines

The first 3 numbers (1,2,3) will appear four times on this ticket set while the remainder (4,5,6,7) will appear three times.

If you quickly Match 2 of your first 3 numbers, all 4 of your tickets will go live. Otherwise you will always have 3 tickets of at least Match 2.

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Guaranteed Wheel Prize Wins

Matching 3 numbers will guarantee you at least 2 wins with a possibility of four wins if you can match (1,2 & 3) depending on the combination. The same goes for the 2+Bonus prize, but the biggest probability is to Match 3, three times.

Match 2+Bonus

You are guaranteed one Match 2+B prize but can up to 4 wins depending on the combination. See Match 3 coverage for prize breakdowns.

Match 3

Because you have full 3if3 coverage you’re not only guaranteed to win a Match 3 prize, but can have up to four wins if you choose your number in the correct order (1,2,3).

  • Matching (1,2,3) will guarantee you four wins.
  • Match any 2 of (1,2,3) plus any of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you three wins.
  • Matching 1 of (1,2,3) plus any 2 of (4,5,6,7) will guarantee you two wins.
  • Matching 3 from (4,5,6,7) will only provide you with one win.

Secondary Wheel Prize Wins

Should your combination not appear when matching 4 or more numbers, you will be still guaranteed several lower prizes.

Match 3+Bonus

All combinations other than (4,5,6,7) will ensure you win up to three Match 3+B prizes. See Match 4 coverage for prize breakdowns.

Match 4

You will have 3if4 coverage here, so you’ll win prizes all on 4 tickets no matter what when matching 4 numbers. If you match at least 1 number from of (1,2,3) you are guaranteed a Match 4 Prize!

  • Matching (1,2,3) plus any of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you three wins plus one Match 3 prize.
  • Matching any 2 of (1,2,3) plus any 2 of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you two wins plus two Match 3 prizes.
  • Matching 1 of (1,2,3) plus any 3 of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you one win plus three Match 3 prizes.
  • If only matching (4,5,6,7), then you will be guaranteed four Match 3 prizes.

Match 4+B

You’ll need to match at least two of (1,2,3) to ensure a Match 4+B win. All combinations other than (4,5,6,7) will ensure you win up to three Match 3+B prizes. See Match 5 coverage for prize breakdowns.

Match 5

You have 4if5 coverage on all tickets, so you are least guaranteed four Match 4 wins. If you can match at least two of (1,2,3), then you’ll be guaranteed a match 5 win, no matter what other numbers appear.

  • Matching (1,2,3) plus any 2 of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you two wins plus two Match 4 prizes.
  • Matching any 2 of (1,2,3) plus any 3 of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you one win plus three Match 3 prizes.
  • Matching 1 of (1,2,3) plus any 4 of (4,5,6 7) will provide you with one four Match 3 prizes.
  • If only matching (4,5,6,7), then you will be guaranteed four Match 3 prizes.

Match 5+B

You’ll need to match all three of (1,2,3) to ensure a Match 5+B win. All combinations will ensure you win four match 4+B prizes. See Match 6 coverage for prize breakdowns.

Match 6

You have 5if6 coverage here, so you are guaranteed to have at least four Match 5 wins. If you can match all three of (1,2,3), then you’ll be win the jackpot from it’s 6if7 coverage.

  • Matching (1,2,3) plus any 3 of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you to win the jackpot plus three Match 5 prizes.
  • Matching any 2 of (1,2,3) plus any 4 of (4,5,6 7) will provide you with four Match 5 prizes.

Match 6+B

You’ll have full 6if7 coverage here that will ensure you either win the jackpot win or win 5+ Bonus prize, but you will need to match (1,2,3) in other to win the big prize.

  • Matching (1,2,3) plus any 3 of (4,5,6 7) will guarantee you to win the jackpot plus three Match 5+Bonus prizes.
  • Matching any 2 of (1,2,3) plus any 4 of (4,5,6 7) will provide you with four Match 5+Bonus prizes.

Wheel Free Tickets

A Match 3 win will also produce 2-7 free tickets from Match 2 lines

Match Only Bonus

Each number will appear 3-4 times, meaning you can win on 3 to 4 tickets. By matching one of (1,2,3) you will have 4 free tickets, or matching (4,5,6,7), you have 3 free tickets.

Match 1+Bonus

This will not usually win anything, but it will appear 3-4 times on your tickets, which reduces your Match Only Bonus from 3-4 to 0-1.

Match 2

Matching two numbers of (1,2,3) will ensure you win 4 free tickets, while matching one will ensure you win three tickets. If you match 2 of (4,5,6,7), then you’ll only win 2 free tickets.

Risk Factor

The gamble here is not really about money, as it’s only a 4-line ticket, but the risk of prize loss should 4 or more of your numbers appear.

Getting full 6if6 coverage for 7 numbers only an extra 3 lines while 5if5 costs an extra 2 lines and 4if4 only costs an single extra line.

Break-Even

Since there is no guarantee beyond a single 3if3 with this wheel, matching some of all of your key numbers (1,2,3) will dictate the amount of prize money you will win.

The line cost however is quite cheap and if you’re able to match all of your key numbers, you wins can be few and far between while still being profitable.

  • Match 3 = $10: every 3-10 draws… or
  • Match 4 = $50: every 10-40 draws… or
  • Match 5 = $500 : every 50-275 draws

Wheeling System Summary

The fact that you can box out 7 numbers quite cheaply and win multiple prizes makes this an ticket set an interesting bet.

In general, this ticket is best played on lotteries where small prizes have a medium payout, but can still be profitable as your Match 5 is near the 50x limit.

  • 10x prize for Match 3 → $10 prize / $1 ticket
  • 50x prize for Match 4 → $50 prize / $1 ticket
  • 50x prize for Match 5 → $500 prize / $1 ticket
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