How to Play Lucky For Life
Top Prize
$1,000* a DAY for LIFE!
Second Prize
$25,000* a YEAR for LIFE!
Plus 8 other ways to win
from $3 up to $5,000!


Lucky for Life drawings are conducted Monday and Thursday at approximately 10:35 ET.
Watch the drawing

How To Play At Retail

  1. Each play costs $2.

  2. Choose five numbers (1-48) and one Lucky Ball (1-18) using the Kentucky Lottery’s paper play slip or by creating a virtual play slip using our mobile app.

  3. You can select Quick Pick “QP” to let the computer randomly select your numbers.  You can also ask the clerk for Quick Pick.

  4. Choose the number of drawings you want to play.

  5. Total ticket cost is the total amount wagered multiplied by the number of drawings selected.

  6. Your ticket will be valid for the drawing dates shown on the front of the ticket.

*Prizes may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis and could be lower than published. A cash option may be requested.  Conditions and restrictions may apply. 
See Lucky for Life Rules for complete details. 

Chances Of Winning
Learn more about the chances of winning Lucky for Life.

Once a ticket has been printed, it cannot be cancelled.

How To Find Out If You Won

  • Scan your ticket with the “Check your ticket” feature of the Official Kentucky Lottery Mobile App.

  • Check your numbers on our web site

  • Watch the drawings

  • Have winning numbers sent to you by email or Twitter; sign up under your Fun Club profile

  • Call 24-hour Winning Numbers line: 502-583-2000. (A long-distance charge may apply.) 

  • Winning numbers are posted in your Kentucky Lottery retailers

  • Check your local newspaper, and broadcast on local radio and TV stations

Claiming Your Prize At Retail

You won! Congratulations. Prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing. Learn how to claim a prize. 

Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after drawing date.

A play slip does not constitute evidence of a winning ticket or the numbers selected; players must present a valid ticket in order to claim a prize.


All matters and claims relating to Kentucky Lottery Lucky For Life including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims, are governed by Kentucky law and the official rules and regulations for Lucky For Life. The rules contain the sole and exclusive remedy for such claims. 

Read the Lucky for Life Rules

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.



Play It Again!

Play it Again logo


Now you can play your favorite numbers AGAIN! It's fast and easy!

  • Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite numbers!

  • No need to fill out or keep your playslip.

  • Just hand the store clerk your ticket and ask to "Play it Again!"

  • Play It Again feature will not work on tickets more than 30 days old.

  • More details available at Kentucky Lottery retailers.

Past Winners
Ashley Eggen
Elizabethtown, KY
Mega Millions