BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Monday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day.

In accordance with Lottery policy, no drawings for Louisiana-based games take place on Christmas Day or Easter Sunday. Lottery offices will also be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Dec. 26. Offices will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 8 a.m.

Tickets for the daily games Pick 3 and Pick 4 that are purchased after the draw close on Christmas Eve will be good for the next regularly scheduled drawing on Tuesday, Dec. 26.

Advance plays on Pick 3 and Pick 4 will not be available for Monday, Dec. 25. Also, Dec. 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 can be found on the Lottery’s website,