Lucky for Life is a $2 lottery draw game that offers players the chance to win $1,000 a day for life. The overall odds of winning any prize are just 1 in 7.8. Draws are held every Monday and Thursday at 10:38 PM (ET). To play, players need to pick five numbers from 1-48 and a Lucky Ball from 1-18.
To win the jackpot you need to match all five balls and the Lucky Ball. A cash option is also available for the jackpot and there is a 2nd prize of $25,000 a year for life which also has a cash option.
Launched on March 29th, 2009, Lucky for Life was originally only available to the residents of Connecticut. However, the game's popularity has now grown, expanding to Arkansas, District of Columbia, Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Vermont.
With more states set to join in the near future, Lucky for Life is certainly 'The Game of a Lifetime'.
|Numbers Matched||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|5+ Lucky Ball||$1,000 a Day For Life*||1 in 30,821,472|
|5||$25,000 a Year For Life*||1 in 1,813,028|
|4+ Lucky Ball||$5,000*||1 in 143,356|
|4||$200||1 in 8,433|
|3+ Lucky Ball||$150||1 in 3,413|
|3||$20||1 in 201|
|2+ Lucky Ball||$25||1 in 250|
|2||$3||1 in 15|
|1+ Lucky Ball||$6||1 in 50|
|Lucky Ball||$4||1 in 32|
* In some cases these amounts may vary based on the number of winners and the state lottery.