September 4, 2013
"LUCKY FOR LIFE®" TO GET A LOT LIVELIER
$25,000 A Year For Life Second Prize Soon To Be Added
Lucky for Life®, the multi-state draw game that offers Rhode Island Lottery players the opportunity to win up to $1,000 a day, every day, for their entire life, is going to get a lot more "lively" with the addition of another lifetime prize added to its robust prize offerings.
On September 17, 2013, Lucky for Life's second-tier prize will be elevated to a $25,000 a year for life payout; making it the only game in the country that offers two lifetime prizes. This new prize will replace the game's current second prize – a one-time, lump sum payment of $25,000.
Lucky for Life® launched in March 2012 and is the first, and only, lottery game to be played in all six New England states. In its 18 months in the marketplace, the game has produced seven top prize winners and upward of 150 second prize winners.
Lucky for Life® will continue to offer players ten (10) total ways to win. With the addition of this exciting new prize, players will now choose their first five numbers from a field of 43 and one (1) Lucky Ball number out of a field of 43. Those matching all six numbers drawn will still win the game's $1,000 a day for life top prize, while those matching the first five numbers drawn will win the new $25,000 a year for life second prize. Both "for life" prizes will be guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years, but will continue to be paid out for the duration of each winner's lifetime – so winners who live long lives, will win more!
In addition to its coveted lifetime prizes, Lucky for Life® also features other desirable cash prizes ranging from $3,000 to $2. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 8.6. A lump sum option will be offered on the lifetime prizes; all lower-tiered prizes are paid out in one-time, lump sum payments.
Lucky for Life®tickets are $2 each and can be purchased at Lottery retailers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. All winning tickets must be redeemed in the state they were purchased.
Drawings are held every Monday and Thursday at 10:38pm and can be viewed on www.NELuckyforLife.com – a website dedicated solely to the game.
Players can learn more about the Lucky for Life® game here and also by visiting their local Rhode Island Lottery retailer.