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Lucky for Life Lifetime Prize Won in Minnesota

Lucky for Life offers two lifetime prizes: the top prize is $1,000 a day for life and the second prize is $25,000 a year for life. Yep, those checks just keep coming.


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Drawings are every Monday and Thursday at approximately 9:38 p.m. Tickets must be purchased by 8:10 p.m. on drawing days. 

Watch the drawing show on YouTube.

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How To Play

Select five numbers from 1 to 48 and one Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18, or choose a Quick Pick. Tickets are $2 per play and you can play up to 10 plays per ticket; the play slip can be used for up to five plays and tickets cannot be canceled. Fourteen advance draws are available. 

Match all five numbers and the Lucky Ball to win $1,000/day for life; match the first five numbers to win $25,000/year for life. Minimum guaranteed payout is 20 years.

Multi-draw Tickets: You can purchase a ticket good for up to 14 draws at your favorite retailer. If you choose to play more than one draw, your ticket will include a drawing date range instead of a single drawing date.

Play slips are available at all lottery retailers.

For more information about Lucky For Life, click here to visit their official website.

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Prizes and Odds

Match: To Win: Approx. Odds
5 of 5 + Lucky Ball $1,000/day for life*+ 1 in 30,821,472.00
5 of 5 $25,000/yr for life*+ 1 in 1,813,028.00
4 of 5 + Lucky Ball $5,000* 1 in 143,356.00
4 of 5 $200 1 in 8,433.00
3 of 5 + Lucky Ball $150 1 in 3,413.00
3 of 5 $20 1 in 201.00
2 of 5 + Lucky Ball $25 1 in 250.00
2 of 5 $3 1 in 15.00
1 of 5 + Lucky Ball $6 1 in 50.00
Lucky Ball Only $4 1 in 32.00

*Prize amounts indicated above may be split if there are multiple winners. Split prizes may be lower than the published amounts.

+20-year minimum. Certain “for life” prize limitations may apply and a cash option may be available.

The average chance of winning a Lucky For Life prize is 1 in 7.769.

$1,000/day for life prize will be paid weekly ($7,000/week).

Prize claims must be submitted within one (1) year of the drawing date.

The Minnesota Lottery attempts to ensure that the winning numbers and jackpot amounts are posted correctly. However, posted numbers are unofficial. The only official source for verifying winning numbers on a player’s ticket is through the Minnesota Lottery’s central computer system. To confirm that a ticket is a winner, please have the ticket validated through a sales terminal at any Minnesota Lottery retailer.

Game Rules [PDF]