Lucky For Life – Kentucky Lottery

By Milo Cruz
Last Updated: March 14, 2019

Lottery Lucky For Life logo

In Lucky For Life, players vie for the chance to win up to $1,000 every day for life! And with a secondary prize of $25,000 a year for life, it’s easy to see why the game is so popular.

Lucky For Life Drawing Schedule

Lucky For Life has drawings every Monday and Thursday at approximately 10:35 PM ET.

Lucky For Life Payout and Mechanics

To play Lucky For Life, just pick 5 numbers from 1 to 48, plus a Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18.

Tickets cost $2 per play.

Lucky For Life Payouts and Odds

Numbers MatchedPrizeOdds
5 of 5 + Lucky Ball$1,000/day for life1 in 30,821,472
5 of 5$25,000/year for life1 in 1,813,028
4 of 5 + Lucky Ball$5,0001 in 143,356
4 of 5$2001 in 8,433
3 of 5 + Lucky Ball$1501 in 3,414
3 of 5$201 in 201
2 of 5 + Lucky Ball$251 in 250
2 of 5$31 in 15
1 of 5 + Lucky Ball$61 in 50
Lucky Ball$41 in 33

Overall odds of winning a prize: approximately 1 in 7.8.

Lucky For Life Prize Claiming

Prizes up to $600 can be claimed from any Kentucky Lottery retailer, and will not require a claim form.

All prizes over $600 will require a completed claim form to redeem. Prizes more than $600 up to $25,000 can be claimed from authorized Cashing Agents, the Lexington Regional Office, or the Kentucky Lottery Headquarters in Louisville. Prizes more than $25,000 up to $99,999 must be claimed from either the Lexington or Louisville office. Prizes of $100,000 and greater can only be claimed from the Lottery Headquarters.

You can also claim prizes under $50,000 by mail.

Both “For Life” prizes are paid out for a minimum period of 20 years, or can be claimed as a single cash payment.

All winners have 180 days after the winning draw to claim their prize.

Lucky For Life Numbers and Results

To find the latest winning Lucky For Life numbers, you can visit the following links: