Lucky for Life drawings offer a lifetime cash supply every day
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) – North Carolina have a daily chance to win a lifelong amount of money as the Lucky for Life draw game has begun.
The game, which is played in 23 states including North Carolina, is the only lottery game in North Carolina to offer a grand prize of $ 1,000 per day for life and a second prize of $ 25,000 per year for life. The winners receive these prizes each year for the rest of their lives.
Further game changes are not planned. Tickets remain $ 2. The prices are the same. And the chances of winning these prizes are the same.
“Winning a lifelong cash prize would be a dream come true,” said Mark Michalko, general manager of the NC Education Lottery. “We hope the North Carolinians enjoy the chance to play this fun game any day of the week. The daily drawings will help us continue to achieve our goals of raising money for education. “
Since the game started in North Carolina, someone in the state has won the $ 1,000 a day grand prize for life four times, including a Winston Salem woman who used her $ 1,000 a day ticket to win fulfilling the dream of starting a ministry to help others. Someone has won the second lifetime award, $ 25,000 a year for life, 35 times, including an 85-year-old grandfather of Clemmons who gave the winning ticket to his 22-year-old granddaughter.
The players have 10 ways to win in the game. Some of the 10 prizes are:
- $ 1,000 a day for life by matching all six numbers, including the Lucky Ball number. The odds are 1 in 30.8 million.
- $ 25,000 a year for life by matching the first five numbers – but not the “lucky ball”. The odds are 1 in 1.8 million.
- $ 5000 by matching the first four numbers on the white balls and the lucky ball. The odds are 1 in 143,000.
Each of the lifetime prizes are guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years, but are paid out for the lifetime of each winner.
Lucky for Life is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option to purchase their tickets through Online Play either from the lottery website or the NC Lottery official mobile app. To learn more about the game, visit the lottery website to learn how to play.
Ticket sales of draw games like Lucky for Life allow the lottery to raise more than $ 725 million a year for education. For details on how the money raised through the lottery made a difference in all 100 North Carolina counties over the past year, click the “Impact” section on the lottery website.