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Latest Draw: Mon Oct 18

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Lucky Ball: 16

Next Drawing: Tue Oct 19

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What is Arkansas Lucky for Life?

Lucky for Life® is a multi-state draw game. Drawings are held at 9:38 p.m. CT every Monday and Thursday. Note: Draw sales end at 8:30 p.m. CT Monday and Thursday.  The Arkansas Lottery posts all results immediately after each drawing.

Five numbered balls are drawn from 1 to 48 and one Lucky Ball number is drawn from 1 to 18. If all your numbers match those that are chosen, you win the top prize, which is $7,000 a week for life. The second-level Lucky for Life® prize is $25,000 a year for life.

Each Lucky for Life® play is $2.

What are the Arkansas Lucky for Life Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 8:30 pm CT Monday and Thursday.  Approximately 1 hour prior to draw time.

 
Draw Times
Sunday
No Draw
Monday
9:38 pm CT
Tuesday
No Draw
Wednesday
No Draw
Thursday
9:38 pm CT
Friday
No Draw
Saturday
No Draw

How do I Play AR Lucky for Life?

PICK YOUR NUMBERS: Select 5 numbers from 1 to 48 and 1 out of 18 numbers for the “Lucky Ball.” Use a playslip to mark your numbers or mark the Quick Pick (QP) box for randomly-generated numbers.

BUY YOUR TICKET: Lucky for Life® tickets cost $2 per play. Lucky for Life® sales are suspended at 8:30 p.m. CT on draw nights. Once a ticket has been printed, it cannot be canceled. Lucky for Life® tickets must be purchased from a licensed lottery retailer.

PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS: Request from 2 to 20 Multi Draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Multi Draws will include the next upcoming draw and be consecutive from that draw. Draws cannot be skipped.

How Can I Win the Arkansas Lucky for Life?

Matching Numbers
Prizes
Odds
5 Balls + LB
$7,000 a Week for Life *†
1 in 30,821,472
5 Balls
$25,000 a Year for Life *†
1 in 1,813,028
4 Balls + LB
$5,000 *
1 in 143,356
4 Balls
$200
1 in 8,433
3 Balls + LB
$150
1 in 3,413
3 Balls
$20
1 in 201
2 Balls + LB
$25
1 in 250
2 Balls
$3
1 in 15
1 Ball + LB
$6
1 in 50
LB
$4
1 in 32

* In cases of multiple prize winners, prize amounts may be split.** Rounded to whole numbers. Overall Odds of winning are 1 in 7.8 based on a $2 play. 20 year minimum. Certain “for life” prize limitations may apply, and a cash option may be available.

AR Lucky for Life FAQs

Playing Lucky for Life®

Q: Where is Lucky for Life® drawn?

A: Lucky for Life® drawings are held in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Previous draws are available to watch online at www.luckyforlife.us.

Q: Is it possible for the Lucky Ball number to be the same as one of the five white ball numbers?

A: Yes. The five white ball numbers and the one Lucky Ball number are drawn from separate sets of balls, so the Lucky Ball number could be the same as one of the white ball numbers.

Q: Which has better odds – picking my own numbers or requesting a Quick Pick?

A: Whether you pick your own numbers or have the terminal randomly select numbers for you, the odds of winning are the same.

Points for Prizes®

Q: Can I enter non-winning Lucky for Life® tickets in Points for Prizes®?

A: Yes. Winning and non-winning numbers from terminal-generated games like Lucky for Life® are eligible. Visit https://theclub.aslplayerservices.com/pia to enter and add Points for Prizes® points to your account. Points for Prizes® codes from terminal-generated games not associated with a draw must be entered within 180 days of purchase date whereas draw related games are based on the last draw date printed on the front of the ticket. Look for the 20 digit Points for Prizes Code.

Purchasing Tickets

Q: How much do Lucky for Life® tickets cost?

A: Lucky for Life® tickets cost $2 per play.

Q: Can I purchase Lucky for Life® tickets in advance?

A: To play multiple upcoming draws, request from 2 to 20 Multi Draws either on the playslip or through the retailer. Multi Draws will include the next upcoming draw and be consecutive from that draw. Draws cannot be skipped.

Q: How late can I purchase Lucky for Life® tickets on a draw night?

A: Lucky for Life® sales are suspended at 8:30 p.m. CT on draw nights.

Q: Can a Lucky for Life® ticket be voided or canceled?

A: No. Once a Lucky for Life® ticket has been printed, it cannot be canceled.

Q: Can I buy Lucky for Life® tickets online or by mail?

A: No. Lucky for Life® tickets must be purchased from a licensed lottery retailer.

Prizes and Claims

Q: Do Lucky for Life® tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the draw date on which the prize was won.

Q: Do I have to match the Lucky for Life® numbers in the exact order drawn?

A: No. The order of the five white balls drawn does not matter, but the one Lucky Ball number drawn must match the Lucky Ball number on your ticket.

Q: Can I redeem a winning Lucky for Life® ticket in any state?

A: Although the winning numbers are the same in all Lucky for Life® states, a ticket must be redeemed in the state in which it was purchased.

Q: I lost my ticket. Can I claim a prize with a playslip or store receipt?

A: Lucky for Life® prizes can only be claimed with a ticket printed from the lottery terminal. Playslips or store receipts will not constitute proof of purchase. Lottery tickets are bearer instruments, meaning the person who presents the ticket for claim will be presumed to be the owner. Always sign the back of any lottery ticket immediately. If you lose a ticket before you sign it, you no longer have valid ownership of the ticket.

Lucky for Life® Top Prize

Q: What are the Lucky for Life payout options for the Top Prize and Second Prize?

A: Those who win the Top Prize or Second Prize have the option to receive a one-time cash lump sum payment in lieu of the lifetime annuity payments.  “For Life” prizes are guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years.  The lump sum option for the Top Prize is $5,750,000 (before taxes). The lump sum option for the Second Prize is $390,000 (before taxes).

Q: What happens if more than one person wins the Lucky for Life® top prize?

A: If there is more than one Lucky for Life® top prize-winning ticket, the prize may be split equally among the winners. This may apply to multiple prize tiers. See official game rules for more details.

Q: Why does a top prizewinner receive a smaller amount than the advertised prize?

A: The advertised annuitized Lucky for Life® top prize is paid less appropriate taxes and withholdings. See official game rules for more details.

Q: What happens if a prize is not claimed?

A: If a prize is not claimed within the time frame set by the jurisdiction in which it was won (180 days in Arkansas), the prize funds will be returned to the states based on each state’s proportion of the sales that contributed to the prize.

Q: What are the Lucky for Life payout options for the Top Prize and Second Prize?

A: Those who win the Top Prize or Second Prize have the option to receive a one-time cash lump sum payment in lieu of the lifetime annuity payments.  “For Life” prizes are guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years.  The lump sum option for the Top Prize is $5,750,000 (before taxes). The lump sum option for the Second Prize is $390,000 (before taxes).

For more information, please visit www.luckyforlife.us.

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