Lucky for Life FAQ
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A. It means if you win one of the top two prizes in Lucky for Life, they stick around as long as you're around. It’s literally luck that lasts a lifetime! The top prize is $1,000 a day for life. The second prize is $25,000 a year for life. Both the top prize and second-place annuity prizes are payable for a winner’s natural life (minimum 20 years).
A. No. Winners can also choose to get a one-time cash payment. The cash option is $5.75 million for the top prize and $390,000 for the second-place prize.
A. Yes! In addition to the top two prizes, there are eight other ways to win that pay from $3 to $5,000.
A. Lucky for Life plays cost $2 each.
A. Players pick five out of 48 numbers, plus one number out of 18 for the "Lucky Ball."
A. Yes. As with any draw game (except Kansas Hold’Em and Holiday Millionaire Raffle), players can pick their own numbers by using a play slip or telling the clerk the numbers they want. To let the computer pick the numbers, players will ask for a Quick Pick or mark Quick Pick (QP) on the play slip. Players can play up to five boards on a play slip.
A. Yes. Players may purchase a multi-draw ticket for 2, 3, 4, 5, 10 or 15 consecutive drawings using a play slip. They can also ask the clerk for up to 15 multi-draws.
A. Lucky for Life drawings are conducted at approximately 9:38 p.m. Central Time in Hartford, Connecticut, on Mondays and Thursdays. The drawings are done with a ball machine. The drawing balls are white, with the exception of the "Lucky Ball" which is yellow.
A. In Kansas, tickets must be purchased before 7:59 p.m. on draw days.
A. Winning numbers will be posted on www.kslottery.com as soon as possible after each drawing. Winning numbers will also be included on the Lucky for Life "Check your Numbers" page on the www.kslottery.com main page. At a retailer, players can check Lucky for Life tickets on a Check-a-Ticket machine or ask a clerk to check the ticket for them. The clerk can also print a winning numbers report on their terminals.
A. Drawings will not be televised live in Kansas, but players will be able to view videotape of drawings on www.kslottery.com or the Lucky for Life YouTube channel
A. As with all draw games, Kansas Lottery players will have 365 days from the date of the drawing to claim Lucky for Life prizes.
A. Kansas will be the 22nd lottery to offer Lucky for Life. The 22 lotteries are Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Vermont.
A. Check out our Lucky for Life odds page HERE
for all the winning combinations!