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Cash4Life

Date Result Jackpot
  • 23
  • 24
  • 30
  • 34
  • 58
  • CB: 3
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 10
  • 25
  • 33
  • 37
  • 53
  • CB: 2
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 17
  • 18
  • 23
  • 28
  • 33
  • CB: 2
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 1
  • 2
  • 20
  • 36
  • 37
  • CB: 1
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 24
  • 37
  • 42
  • 57
  • 58
  • CB: 4
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 31
  • 36
  • 45
  • 56
  • 60
  • CB: 4
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 5
  • 14
  • 35
  • 47
  • 51
  • CB: 1
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 2
  • 14
  • 25
  • 32
  • 35
  • CB: 1
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 4
  • 14
  • 41
  • 42
  • 54
  • CB: 4
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
  • 5
  • 14
  • 20
  • 31
  • 42
  • CB: 3
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
Cash4Life Year

Prize and Odds

Match Prize Prize with Doubler Odds
5 + Cash Ball $1,000 a day, for life* $1,000 a day, for life* 1 in 21,846,048
5 $1,000 a week, for life $1,000 a week, for life 1 in 7,282,016
4 + Cash Ball $2,500 $5,000 1 in 79,440
4 $500 $1,000 1 in 26,480
3 + Cash Ball $100 $200 1 in 1,471
3 $25 $50 1 in 490
2 + Cash Ball $10 $20 1 in 83
2 $4 $8 1 in 28
1 + Cash Ball $2 $4 1 in 13

Overall odds of winning a prize in Cash4Life are 1 in 8.

*Lifetime prizes claimed as annuities will be paid for a minimum of 20 years.

Prize Options

Top Prize

Winners Annuitized Payment Option Cash Option
1 $365,000 per year, for life $7,000,000
2-14 $365,000 per year, for life $7,000,000*
15 or more (No annuitized payment option) $7,000,000*

Second Prize

Winners Annuitized Payment Option Cash Option
1-4 $52,000 per year, for life $1,000,000
5 or more (No annuitized payment option) $5,000,000*

*Divided by the total number of winners.

If, in any draw, there are more than seven top prize winners and at least one second prize winner, both the top and second prizes will be pari-mutuel.

The total prize pool is to be distributed equally among the winners, in which case, the calculation is $7 million plus $5 million or $1 million multiplied by the number of second prize winners, whichever is smaller.

Schedule

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Draw Time 9:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. ET
Sales Stop Varies by jurisdiction

Things to Know

Here’s a quick summary of the game.

  • Cash4Life was originally launched in New York and New Jersey on June 13, 2014.
  • The Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) had a game with the same name that ran from March 30, 1998, to September 7, 2000.
  • As of July 1, 2019, Cash4Life is drawn daily. Previously, it was drawn on Monday and Thursday evenings.
  • Pay an extra $1 to double prize amounts with the Doubler. This excludes the top two prizes.
  • When buying tickets, players in New Jersey must choose the annuity or cash option for their winnings. After winning, those who chose annuity will be able to switch to cash but not the other way around.

How to Play

  • Pick five numbers from 1 to 60.
  • Pick a Cash Ball number from 1 to 4.
  • Decide whether to play with the Doubler option.
  • Check if you’ve won.

Ticket Cost

  • $2 per play.
  • $1 extra for the Doubler.

Advanced Draws

This table shows the maximum number of advanced draw purchases permitted in each participating state for Cash4Life.

State Advanced Draws
Florida up to 30
Georgia up to 26
Indiana up to 10
Maryland up to 15
New Jersey up to 28
New York up to 28
Pennsylvania up to 10
Tennessee up to 14
Virginia up to 26

History

Cash4Life was collaboratively designed by the New York Lottery and New Jersey Lottery. The first Cash4Life tickets went on sale on June 13, 2014.

The first Cash4Life draw was held for three days, starting on June 16.

June 2014
Cash4Life was launched in New York and New Jersey. At that time, draws were held every Monday and Thursday evenings.
May 2017
New Jersey added the Doubler option on May 15, 2017. This option costs $1 and gives the player the possibility of doubling any prize, except the top and second prizes.
July 2019
Cash4Life draws started being held on a nightly basis.

FAQs

When are Cash4Life draws held?

Draws are held every night at 9:00 p.m. ET.


Where do the Cash4Life draws take place?

Draws are held in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.


In which states can I play this game?

You can play Cash4Life in nine states: Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Tennessee.


How do I play Cash4Life?

Pick five numbers from 1 to 60 and a sixth Cash Ball from 1 to 4, or opt for Quick Pick to get random numbers. Choose how many draws to enter. Check if you’ve won.


What is the Cash Ball?

The Cash Ball is the sixth ball, with a value between 1 and 4. Matching this number can add more prizes.


What is the top prize?

The top prize is $1,000 a day for life (paid out annually).


What payout options do winners have?

Top and second prize winners can choose a cash option or an annuity option, in which they receive annual payments for a minimum of 20 years.


Why is the cash payout option less than the annuity?

The annuity takes into consideration not only the cash value of the prize but also the interest that it will generate over time.


What are the odds of winning the top prize?

You have a 1 in 21,846,048 chance of winning the Cash4Life top prize.


How many prize categories does the game have?

Cash4Life has nine different prize categories.


What is the Cash4Life Doubler?

The Doubler is a multiplier that doubles all but the top two prize categories, and it costs an extra $1.


Do you have more Cash4Life questions? Contact us, we’d love to help you out.