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Put on your cowboy boots and dance the Texas Two Step for the chance to win a jackpot that starts at $200,000 and keeps growing until someone wins! Two Step creates the most jackpot winners in Texas each year, and if you shimmy off with a prize, you will be paid in one lump-sum amount.

Playing is easy. For $1 per play, select four numbers from 1 to 35, along with a Bonus Ball from 1 to 35. Alternatively, you can mark Quick Pick to have the numbers automatically selected for you.

You can win a guaranteed $5 just for matching the Bonus Ball number.

Drawings are on Monday and Thursday nights at 10:12 PM CT. Ticket sales are paused during the Draw Break, from 10:02 – 10:15 PM CT.

The four main numbers are drawn as white balls, and the Bonus Ball is red.

Prizes and Odds

Two Step has seven ways to win! Check this handy table to find out the prize amounts and odds of winning:

Texas Two Step Prizes and Odds
Match White Balls Match Red Bonus Ball Est. Prize Odds of Winning
4 1 Jackpot* 1 in 1,832,600
4 0 $1,501*^ 1 in 53,900
3 1 $50*^ 1 in 14,779
3 0 $20*^ 1 in 435
2 1 $20*^ 1 in 657
1 1 $7 Guaranteed 1 in 102
0 1 $5 Guaranteed 1 in 58
Overall odds are 1:32.4. The prize payout over time is est. to be a minimum 50% of Two Step sales.

*Pari-mutuel prize: The total prize is divided equally among multiple winners.

^Prizes may be higher or lower than estimated depending on the number of winners at a prize level. All prizes, including the top prize, will be paid in one lump sum payment.

Can I Play from Outside the U.S.?

If you’re outside the U.S., unfortunately you cannot buy Texas Lottery tickets. However, you can take part in Powerball and Mega Millions! Please see the Tickets page for details.

More on the Texas Lottery

Want to know more about the Texas Lottery and the other exciting games offered, like Powerball, Mega Millions, and Lotto Texas? Visit the Texas Lottery page for all the details, including drawing schedule, top lottery winners, how to claim a prize, and the history of the Texas Lottery.

Put on your cowboy boots and dance the Texas Two Step for your chance to win a minimum jackpot of $200,000! Two Step creates the most jackpot winners in Texas each year.

Texas Two Step Results, Intelligent Picks, Lotto Wheels

Texas Two Step News and Payout for Thursday, February 27th, 2014

TX Two Step News and Payout for Thursday, February 27th, 2014 Drawing

2 lucky tickets matched all 5 numbers Thursday, February 27th, 2014 and split the $300,000 grand prize. The numbers drawn Thursday night, February 27th, 2014 were 9, 13, 15, 21 and Bonus Ball 6. The grand prize winners are encouraged to sign the ticket, place it in a safe place and get in touch with TX State lottery officials as soon as possible.

Along with the grand prize hit on Thursday, February 27th, 2014, many more players walked away with big money. There were 10 lucky winners correctly matched 4 of 4 winning numbers, which won the 2nd prize. The 10 second prize winning ticket(s) won $1,405 cash each. In the past 12 months, the second prize payout ranged from $462 to $4,394 with an average payout in the amount of $1,841.

Additional prizes won Thursday night included 37 tickets that matched 4 of 4 + Bonus numbers. The 37 lucky third prize winning ticket(s) which matched 4 of 4 + Bonus numbers would win $46 cash. In the past 12 months, the third prize payout ranged from $32 to $80 with an average payout in the amount of $52.

The upcoming TX Two Step lottery drawing, Monday, March 3rd, 2014, will feature a jackpot of $200,000.

Texas Two Step drawings are held 2 times a week every Monday and Thursday night at 10:12 p.m. Central Time. To play Texas Two Step, go to any lottery retailer. Pick up a playcard and pick four numbers from 1 through 35 and a Bonus Ball number from 1 to 35. The chances of winning are about 1 to 32. The chances of winning Texas Two Step grand prize are 1 to 1.8 million. The Texas Two Step lottery prize payout over time is about at least 50 percent of the total sales. The prizes are pari-mutuel, which means the total prize allocation divided equally among multiple winners. All the prizes, including the jackpot prize, are paid in one single payment.

With 7 different prize tiers, there were a total of 14,681 winning tickets sold across the state of Texas in the Thursday, February 27th, 2014 drawing. Here is a detailed breakdown of the Texas Two Step payout for the Thursday night’s drawing:

  • 2 winners matched 4 of 4 + Bonus and won $300,000 each. In the past 12 months, tickets of this prize level in the drawing of Texas Two Step, won at least $200,000 to max $1,300,000. The average payout of this prize level was $401,905.
  • 10 ticket(s) matched 4 of 4 and won $1,405 each. In the past year, winning tickets of this prize tier in the drawing of Texas Two Step, won from $462 to $4,394, with an average of $1,841 prize payout.
  • 37 winners matched 4 of 4 + Bonus and won $46 each. In the past 1 year, winning tickets of this prize tier in Texas Two Step drawing, won at least $32 to max $80. The average prize payout of this prize tier was $52.
  • 1214 ticket(s) matched 4 of 4 and won $19 each. In the past 12 months, winning tickets matched 4 of 4 in Texas Two Step drawing, won from $14 to $25, with an average of $20 prize payout.
  • 720 winners matched 2 of 4 + Bonus and won $21 each. In the past 1 year, winning tickets of this prize tier in the drawing of Texas Two Step, won at least $15 to max $24. The average payout of this prize tier was $20.
  • 4636 winners matched 1 of 4 + Bonus and won $7 each. In the past 1 year, winning tickets of this prize tier in the drawing of Texas Two Step, won at least $7 to max $7. The average payout of this prize level was $7.
  • 8062 winners matched 0 of 4 + Bonus and won $5 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 0 of 4 + Bonus in the drawing of Texas Two Step, won at least $5 to max $5. The average payout of this prize level was $5.
To find if you are among the Texas Two Step top prize winners in Thursday, February 27th, 2014’s drawing, check below lucky stores where these tickets were sold.
  • 4 of 4 w/Bonus: LONE STAR FOOD STORE #89, 2121 N HWY 1417 STE K, SHERMAN 75091
  • 4 of 4 w/Bonus: LITTLE SAM #3, 822 HOT WELLS BLVD, SAN ANTONIO 78223

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About Texas Two Step

The Texas Two Step lottery game is a lottery game from the Texas Lottery game stable that began in 2001 exactly 10 years after Texas Lottery was born. It is available throughout Texas. It is heartening to know that 63% of the Texas Lottery sale is available as prize money. 25% is channelled towards funding education.

Playing the Texas Two Step is as easy as the dance of the same name, just in 2 steps. Buy ticket and win buckets of money !

The Texas Two Step lottery is a fantastic way to have fun and reap money.

The Texas Two Step is supposedly the most popular lottery game in Texas.

The Texas Two Step lottery game has 2 groups of numbers from which you need to select a total of 5 numbers. The 1st 4 numbers has to be picked from numbers 1 to 35 and the 5th number has to be picked again from 1 to 35. The 5th number picked is called the Bonus Ball number. This enhances your chance of winning a Texas two Step game.

The initial jackpot prize money begins $200,000 and continues to increase till winner emerges. The cost of a Texas Two Step game is $1. The draws of Texas Two Step are held 2 days a week, on Monday and Thursday nights at 10.12 pm.

Texas Two Step How to Play

  1. Visit your nearest Texas Two Step retailer.
  2. Once you convey your wish to play the California Mega Million game, the retailer would give you a play slip. Obtain a play slip from the retailer.
  3. The Texas Two Step play slip is a card that can be read optically.
  4. It is compulsory that the play slips be marked manually. Only a ticket that is generated from a manually marked play slip is valid.
  5. You should choose 4 numbers (you consider lucky or you find out from historical information) from 35 numbers (balls). As a next step choose the 5th number (also called the bonus number) from another set of 35 balls. The 1st set of balls would be white in colour and the 2nd set of balls would be in red colour.
  6. In case you are not able to decide the 6 numbers, you can use quick pick, where the computer randomly chooses the numbers for you.
  7. In advance, you can play up to 10 drawings.
  8. For this, you need to mark accordingly on the play slip.
  9. Each play board will cost you only $1 per draw.
  10. While marking on the pay slip, see that you use only black ink or blue ink pens. Other colours are not valid.
  11. Once you have ensured that you have marked your Texas Two Step pay slip correctly, hand it over to the retailer along with $1.You would then be given a ticket. This ticket you receive also acts as a receipt.
  12. Check the correctness of the ticket you have received for the date, the numbers you have placed bet on, draw details and the amount paid for the ticket.
  13. Once you have ensured the correctness of your ticket, be sure to place your signature on the back side of your ticket. A ticket being placed for a claim, if unsigned, can be rejected.
  14. It is to be noted that a Texas Two Step ticket that is once sold will not, under any circumstance, be cancelled.
  15. Each and every draw of Texas Two Step will be conducted in the presence of a public accountant who is both certified by the relevant authorities and acts independently from the lottery management. The accountant would also examine the equipment and accessories before and after each and every draw.
  16. Prize payment is in cash mode only.
  17. Please note that ticket are not available for sale during the draw break which is from 10 pm to 10:15 pm

More About Texas Two Step

The draw of Texas Two Step lottery game is conducted using a machine that has balls for rolling. The highest level of security is built-in to ensure impartiality. It is held in Austin, Texas. The Texas Two Step draw is as webcast live.

The chance of winning a Texas Two Step jackpot is 1 in 1,832,600.

The chance of winning a Texas Two Step game is 1 in 32.37.

Eligibility

The players should have attained the age of 18, minimum.

You may use the services of the Texas Two Step retailer or the Texas Lottery website to check if you have won a lottery.

  • The Texas Two Step jackpot prize money starts at $200,000.
  • The 2nd prize is $1,501
  • The 3rd prize is $50
  • The 4th & 5th prizes are $20 each.
  • The 6th & 7th prizes are guaranteed at $7 & $5 respectively

The prize money up to $599 may be collected at the retailer where you won.

Prizes money from $600 to $1,000,000 may be collected at any of the many Lottery Claim Centre. This should be accompanied with a Texas Lottery claim form.

Prize money above $1,000,000 has to be collected from the Texas Lottery Headquarters which is in Austin.

The 1st prize if Texas Two Step that is the jackpot prize is paid in cash that too the whole amount in one shot. There is no annual payment option. This is the only game in the Texas Lottery that has only one payment option.

You must claim you prize within 180 days from the date of the draw you won.

Texas Two Step games have a test procedure prior to the official draw. This procedure ensures that the machines used for the draw are in good working condition. It also confirms that the balls are actually drawn randomly.

Normally 4 such tests are conducted before every actual draw. In case the test does not meet the preset conditions, the whole ball sets are changed, just like a pack of cards is changed in a card game.

This is done because core values of Texas Lottery that are Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, Fiscal Accountability, Customer Responsiveness, Teamwork and excellence.

The objective of Texas Lottery is to generate revenue for the government of Texas through legal and ethical means.

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