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Pick 5 numbers out of 48. You also choose 1 Lucky Ball number out of 18. See if your numbers match the numbers selected at the next drawing.

Top Prize: $1,000 a Day for Life!

Betting Pools Open: 5:00 a.m.
Betting Pools Close: 9:30 p.m.
Drawings Aired On: Monday 10:38 p.m. | Thursday 10:38 p.m.

Winning Numbers

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How to Play

  1. Fill out a LUCKY FOR LIFE bet slip by choosing five (5) numbers out of a field of forty-eight (48). Then choose one LUCKY BALL number from a field of eighteen (18). You may choose to play the same numbers for more than one drawing. Select the number of drawings in which you wish to play this number. You may play up to three (3) bets on a bet slip.
  2. Give the completed bet slip to an on-line Lottery Sales Agent.
  3. The Sales Agent will give you a separate ticket as your receipt. IMPORTANT: CHECK YOUR TICKET! BE SURE THAT IT REPRESENTS THE NUMBERS AND DRAWING THAT YOU WANTED TO PLAY AS IT IS YOUR ONLY PROOF OF PLAYING THESE NUMBERS.
  4. The Lottery suggests for your own protection that you sign the back of your ticket to identify ownership.

How to Win*

Please note: The Lucky for Life game prize structure seen below became effective January 27, 2015. The first draw for this new and improved Lucky for Life Game is January 29, 2015.

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:

  MATCH PROBABILITY TOP PRIZE
5 + Lucky Ball 1 in 30,821,472 *** $7,000 a WEEK for LIFE! ***
5 1 in 1,813,027 ** $25,000 a YEAR for LIFE! **
4 + Lucky Ball 1 in 143,355 * $5,000 *
4 1 in 8,432 $200
3 + Lucky Ball 1 in 3,413 $150
3 1 in 200 $20
2 + Lucky Ball 1 in 249 $25
2 1 in 14 $3
1 + Lucky Ball 1 in 49 $6
0 + Lucky Ball 1 in 32 $4

Overall odds are 1 in 7.8, based on $2.00 play. Purchasers must be 18 or older.

Please note: The Lucky for Life game prize structure seen above became effective January 27, 2015. The first draw for this new and improved Lucky for Life Game is January 29, 2015.

*** Jackpot and second level prizes will be divided by the number of 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.

* 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.


LUCKY FOR LIFE CASH OPTION DETAILS
Top Prize Cash Option
1 winner - Five million, seven hundred fifty thousand dollars
($5,750,000.00)
2 to 14 winners - Five million, seven hundred fifty thousand dollars
($5,750,000.00)****
Top Prize Lump Sum Cash Payment
15 or more winners - Seven million, one hundred twenty five thousand dollars
($7,125,000.00)****
Second Prize Cash Option
1 to 20 winners - Three hundred ninety thousand dollars
($390,000.00)
Second Prize Lump Sum Cash Payment
21 or more winners - Nine million, four hundred thousand dollars
($9,400,000.00)****
****divided by the number of winners

******* HISTORIC PRIZES STRUCTURE *******
Please note: The Lucky for Life game prize structure seen below was effective before January 27, 2015. The last draw for this game was January 26, 2015.


For each drawing five (5) winning numbers out of a field of forty-three (43) and one (1) winning LUCKY BALL out of a field of forty-three (43) will be randomly drawn. Each $2.00 bet matching the selections for that draw will win as follows:

  MATCH PROBABILITY TOP PRIZE
5 + Lucky Ball 1 in 41,391,714 *** $7,000 a WEEK for LIFE! ***
5 1 in 985,517 ** $25,000 a YEAR for LIFE! **
4 + Lucky Ball 1 in 217,851.1 * $3,000 *
4 1 in 5,186.9 $150
3 + Lucky Ball 1 in 5,887.9 $100
3 1 in 140.2 $10
2 + Lucky Ball 1 in 490.7 $20
2 1 in 11.7 $2
1 + Lucky Ball 1 in 112.2 $5
0 + Lucky Ball 1 in 82.5 $4

*** Jackpot and second level prizes will be divided by the number of 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.

* 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.


Rules

  1. By placing a Lucky for Life bet, bettors agree to abide by Massachusetts State Lottery Commission Rules and Regulations. Applicable rules are available for inspection by bettors by contacting the Lottery Commission at 60 Columbian Street, Braintree, MA 02184.
  2. Bets are not effective until accepted by the Lottery’s on-line computer processing system prior to the drawing of the winning number and in accordance with Lottery rules. Bettors acknowledge that on-line Lottery sales agents are acting on behalf of the bettors in entering bets into the Lottery’s on-line computer processing system. The liability of the Lottery and the Lottery’s on-line Sales Agent, whether arising through breach of contract, negligence, or otherwise, is limited to a refund of the amount wagered if the bet/bets is/are not accepted by the Lottery’s on-line Computer Processing System, or if bet slips are marked incorrectly, entered incorrectly into the system, or are otherwise invalid. The placing of Lucky for Life bets is done at the player’s own risk through the on-line Lottery Sales Agent who is acting on behalf of the player in entering the Bet/Bets into the Lottery’s on-line Computer Processing System.
  3. By placing a Lucky for Life bet, betters agree, as their sole and exclusive remedy, that claims arising out of the participation in the game shall be pursued only against the state where the ticket was purchased.
  4. Approximately 60% of the amount of money wagered on each drawing goes into the prize pool.
  5. All Prizes are based on a $2.00 wager.
  6. All cash prizes must be claimed within one (1) year following the draw date.
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Did You Know?

Lucky For Life - On January 27, 2015 the Lucky for Life family expanded to include additional Lotteries. Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri , Montana, and South Carolina joined the New England LUCKY FOR LIFE states; bringing the total number of Lotteries selling Lucky for Life up to 14.

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