Lucky for Life
Need to check your Lucky for Life numbers to see if you've won a prize? Simply click on a result below to find out more about winning numbers and prize breakdowns. Who knows - you could be a Lucky for Life winner!
Latest Lucky for Life Numbers
January 18th 2018
Lucky for Life is a regional game offered by the following states and districts:
- Washington D.C.
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
The game gives players the chance to win an astonishing amount of cash for years to come. Originally launched in March 2012 in Connecticut, it was quickly revamped to add bigger prizes, including a second-tier prize of $25,000 per year, in September 2013. Lucky for Life drawings take place in Connecticut.
The Nebraska Lottery will become the 25th lottery to offer Lucky for Life when tickets go on sale on August 20.
Buying Lucky for Life Tickets
Want to play Lucky for Life? All you need to do is visit an authorized retailer for your state lottery.
If you're curious about this great game and want to join in on the fun, then why not take a trip to a participating state and buy a ticket from an authorized retailer?
Playing Lucky for Life
Players pay just $2 for one game and select five numbers from 1 to 48 and one Lucky Ball from 1 to 18, or they can choose a Quick Pick and have their numbers randomly generated for them. Drawings are held on Monday and Thursday evenings, and if you match all five main numbers plus the Lucky Ball, then you'll win the jackpot!
Here's a breakdown of the prizes:
|Numbers Matched||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|Match 5 + Lucky Ball||$1,000 a day for life (Cash option $5.75 million)||1 in 30,821,472|
|Match 5||$25,000 a year for life (Cash option $390,000)||1 in 1,813,028|
|Match 4 + Lucky Ball||$5,000||1 in 143,356|
|Match 4||$200||1 in 8,433|
|Match 3 + Lucky Ball||$150||1 in 3413|
|Match 3||$20||1 in 201|
|Match 2 + Lucky Ball||$25||1 in 250|
|Match 2||$3||1 in 15|
|Match 1 + Lucky Ball||$6||1 in 50|
|Match Lucky Ball||$4||1 in 32|
|The overall Odds of winning any Lucky for Life prize are 1 in 7.8 based on a $2 wager|
Claiming a Lucky for Life Prize
Smaller Lucky for Life prizes can usually be claimed from any authorized lottery retailer in your state. If you've won bigger prize, you should get in touch with your state lottery to find out how to claim your winnings. You may have to present the winning ticket in person. Deadlines for making a claim can vary between states, so try to contact lottery officials as soon as possible after a drawing has taken place.
Lucky for Life is great game that offers incredible, life-changing prizes, but you'll need to be at least 18 years old before you can join the fun.
If anyone contacts you with the news that you've won a Lucky for Life prize when you haven't even entered the game, be careful - you simply can't win a prize if you haven't bought a Lucky for Life ticket! Please visit the scams page to learn more about lottery scams and how to keep yourself safe.