MN Lucky for Life Numbers
Minnesota stopped participating in Lucky for Life following the final draw on June 28, 2021, and tickets are not available in the state. Prizes may still be claimed according to the Lottery's rules.
Luck that lasts for a lifetime - that's Lucky for Life, with a top prize of a sweet $1,000 per day payout for the rest of the winner's life. The annuity draw game features 10 prize tiers and tickets cost $2. After launching in Connecticut in 2012, Lucky for Life is now played in Minnesota and 25 other states.
On this page you can check numbers from the latest draws and learn more about how to play, prize tiers and odds, how to claim a prize, and game rules.
Past Lucky for Life Numbers
How To Play
Choose your five favorite numbers from 1 to 48, plus one Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18. You can also have Quick Pick do the hard work and randomly generate your numbers.
Each play costs $2, and you can play up to five times per playslip and 10 times per ticket. Tickets cannot be cancelled.
Try multi-draw to avoid extra trips out by playing your lucky numbers for up to 14 draws in advance.
Win the top prize of $1,000 a day for life if you match all five main numbers and the Lucky Ball number. You'll win the second prize of $25,000 a year for life if you match the five main numbers. Payouts are guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years.
Prizes and Odds of Winning
There are 10 ways to win Lucky for Life, from the top prize down to $4 for matching just the Lucky Ball number. Winners of the first or second prize may choose between the annuity or a cash option one-time payment. Check the table for the breakdown of prizes and chances of winning:
|5 of 5 + Lucky Ball||$1,000 a day for life* (Cash option: $5.75 million)||1 in 30,821,472|
|5 of 5||$25,000 a year for life* (Cash option: $3.9 million)||1 in 1,813,028|
|4 of 5 + Lucky Ball||$5,000||1 in 143,356|
|4 of 5||$200||1 in 8,433|
|3 of 5 + Lucky Ball||$150||1 in 3413|
|3 of 5||$20||1 in 201|
|2 of 5 + Lucky Ball||$25||1 in 250|
|2 of 5||$3||1 in 15|
|1 of 5 + Lucky Ball||$6||1 in 50|
|Lucky Ball Only||$4||1 in 32|
|The overall odds of winning any Lucky for Life prize are 1 in 7.8.
*The first prize will be paid weekly. There is a 20-year minimum on the first and second prizes. Certain prize limitations may be applicable and a cash option may be available.
How to Claim Prizes
Congratulations - you've won a Lucky for Life prize! What are the next steps you need to take?
As soon as you buy your ticket, you should sign the back and then store it in a safe place.
Keep an eye on the calendar - you have one year from the winning draw date to claim your prize before it expires and is gone for good.
The Minnesota Lottery encourages all players who have won $50,000 and below to mail in their claim.
Retailers may be able to redeem prizes of $599 or less. Won $600 or more? You have the option to visit the lottery's Roseville office to pick up your check.
If Lady Luck has really smiled on you and you're due more than $50,000, please call the lottery to receive information on claiming.
Minnesota Lottery prizes above $5,000 are liable for a 24 percent federal tax withholding and 7.25 percent state withholding before the prize is paid. If you don't live in-state, your win is still subject to the 7.25 percent state tax.
For more information, check out the Where to Claim Prizes page.
You must be at least 18 years old to purchase a Lucky for Life ticket or redeem a prize.