Lucky For Life – South Dakota Lottery

By Milo Cruz
Last Updated: February 7, 2019

South Dakota Lottery Lucky For Life logo

With a chance to win $1,000 a day for life, what’s not to like about Lucky For Life? It features nine prize tiers in total and overall fantastic odds of snatching a win. And with bi-weekly draws, you get plenty of chances to play and take home that sweet jackpot.

Lucky For Life Drawing Schedule

Lucky For Life has drawings twice a week – Mondays and Thursdays at approximately 9:38 PM CT.

Be sure to purchase your tickets before 8:30 PM on draw nights to qualify for that evening’s draw.

Lucky For Life Payout and Mechanics

To play South Dakota Lottery’s Lucky For Life game, just pick 5 numbers from 1 to 48, and a Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18.

Lucky For Life costs $2 for each 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

You can claim prizes of up to $100 from any South Dakota Lottery authorized retailer. Prizes of $101 and above must be claimed from any South Dakota Lottery office. Alternatively, you can also claim your prize by mail.

Jackpot winners must present their winning ticket personally at the South Dakota Lottery headquarters in Pierre.

All winners have 180 days after the 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: