Money Dots

Money Dots is a fast-paced game with draws every four minutes. It gives you the chance to win up to $50 on a $1 play and draws take place immediately after The Quick Draw winning numbers have been picked. Draws are held 24/7, except for a short break from 3:30 AM to 4:00 AM Eastern Time. You can pick up Money Dots tickets at any Quick Draw retailer.

Money Dots is a Quick Pick-only game, so your numbers will be randomly chosen by the lottery computer and you'll receive a ticket with eight numbers between 1 and 80.

How to Play

It's super-simple to try your luck on Money Dots - just ask any Quick Draw retailer for a Money Dots Quick Pick. Or you can complete a Money Dots play slip with the number of draws you want to play - up to 20 consecutive draws. Alternatively, select "Yes" at the bottom of a Quick Draw play slip to play Money Dots.

Please note Money Dots is a separate game from Quick Draw, and the Extra multiplier is not available on Money Dots. You can use the lottery's Play It Again option to re-enter your Money Dots numbers.

With draws every four minutes, you don’t have to wait long to find out the Money Dots results and see the winning numbers. You can view the draw live at a retailer or on TV.


Money Dots uses Quick Draw's 1-80 numbers pool, and each of the 60 numbers that are not drawn for Quick Draw are assigned a color which corresponds to a cash amount:


One number is randomly selected as the winner, and you win the associated prize amount if any of the eight numbers on your ticket is the same as the winning number. The payout chart below shows how to win, plus the odds of winning a great Money Dots cash prize. The overall chances of winning a prize are 1 in 13.33.

Mopney Dots Odds of Winning


Odds of Winning

$50 Money Dot

1 in 400

$20 Money Dot

1 in 266.67

$10 Money Dot

1 in 88.89

$5 Money Dot

1 in 17.39

How to Claim Prizes

Money Dots prizes of $600 and below can be paid out by any New York Lottery retailer. If you've been lucky enough to win more than $600, you'll need to claim by mail or visit a NY Lottery customer service center.

If you've won more than $5,000, federal and state taxes will be assessed on the prize. If you are a resident of New York City or Yonkers, a local tax is also due.

Please visit the How to Claim Prizes page for more information.