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Lucky for Life

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Players can win the top prize of $1,000 a DAY for LIFE and a second prize of $25,000 a YEAR for LIFE! These prizes are guaranteed to be paid to winners for a minimum of 20 years, unless the winner selects the cash option.

Lucky for Life began March 11, 2012.


Drawings are at 10:38pm on Mondays and Thursdays and can be viewed on Lucky For Life tickets may be purchased at any time, but only until 9:30pm on drawing nights. Search Winning Numbers and Results.

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How to Play Lucky For Life

Lucky For Life Play Slip

1 Pick Your Numbers: Each play slip has five boards (Play A-E). Each board is a separate play. You may play up to five (5) sets of numbers on one (1) play slip. Choose five (5) numbers, ranging from 1 to 48, from the upper area of the play slip and (1) Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18 from the lower area of the play slip for each board played. Each board played costs $2.
2 Quick Pick: Mark the two "QP" boxes, and the computer will draw a series of six (6) numbers for your wager. Or mark "QP" for the first five (5) numbers and choose your own Lucky Ball number, or mark "QP" for the Lucky Ball number and choose the first five (5) numbers yourself.

Multi Draw: The same numbers for more than one (1) drawing may be played by marking the appropriate "MULTIDRAW" box for 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 26 consecutive drawings.


Verify: Before submitting your play slip, make sure the numbers you have chosen are the ones you want. Lucky For Life tickets cannot be cancelled after they are processed by the Retailer.

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Lucky For Life Prize Structure & Odds

For each drawing five (5) winning numbers out of a field of forty-eight (48) and one (1) winning LUCKY BALL out of a field of eighteen (18) will be randomly drawn. Each $2.00 bet matching the selections for that draw will win as follows:

5 + 1 $7,000 a week for LIFE!* (20-Year Minimum)** 1 in 30,821,472
5 + 0 $25,000 a year for LIFE!* (20-Year Minimum)** 1 in 1,813,028
4 + 1 $5,000* 1 in 143,356
4 + 0 $200 1 in 8,433
3 + 1 $150 1 in 3,413
3 + 0 $20 1 in 201
2 + 1 $25 1 in 250
2 + 0 $3 1 in 15
1 + 1 $6 1 in 50
0 + 1 $4 1 in 32
The overall odds of winning a Lucky For Life prize are 1 in 7.8 based on a $2 play.

*Prize amounts may be split if there are multiple winners in accordance with the official game rules. In some cases, these prizes may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis and will be lower than these published prize levels. Refer to the official game rules for a detailed explanation of the pari-mutuel prize payment.

**The prize will be paid in annual installments unless the Cash Option is selected at the time of the claim.

Claiming Prizes

Sign the back of the ticket for security. All winning tickets are payable to the bearer of the ticket, upon verification of their identification and signature. The Rhode Island Lottery and Lottery Retailers are not responsible for lost or stolen tickets or those incorrectly issued that were not reported to the Retailer immediately after purchase.

Prizes of $599 or less can be claimed at any Rhode Island Lottery Retailer. Prizes over $599 must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters, 1425 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, Rhode Island 02920. For prizes over $599, you must provide your valid, government-issued photo identification and your Social Security number. All prizes must be claimed within one year of the drawing date.

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