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Is Cash4Life Really for Life?

Plus everything else you need to know to get in the game

Pick a side. Is Cash4Life awesome because the top prize is $1,000 a day for life? Or is it awesome because odds of winning a prize are 1 in 8?

Wait, wait—before you choose! Here’s everything you need to know about how Cash4Life works.

In a Nutshell

Cash4Life is a multi-jurisdictional lottery game available in 9 states. (Jackpocket fans, that includes New Jersey!)

Cost: $2.00

Jackpot: $1,000 a day for life or a one-time lump sum of $7,000,000

Drawings: 7 days a week at 9:00 pm EST

Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 8

How to Play Cash4Life

Choose 5 numbers from 1–60 and 1 Cash Ball number from 1–4. You can Quick Pick or choose your own lucky numbers. Match all 5 numbers and the Cash Ball to win the grand prize of $1,000 a day for life.

Second prize is $1,000 a week for life. Just sayin.

Cash4Life Prizes

There are 9 ways to win a Cash4Life prize. 

A breakdown of prizes and odds for Cash4Life
Match Win Odds
5 numbers + Cash Ball $1,000/day for life* 1 in 21,846,048
5 numbers $1,000/week for life* 1 in 7,282,016
4 numbers + Cash Ball $2,500 1 in 79,440
4 numbers $500 1 in 26,480
3 numbers + Cash Ball $100 1 in 1,471
3 numbers $25 1 in 490
2 numbers + Cash Ball $10 1 in 83
2 numbers $4 1 in 28
1 number + Cash Ball $2 1 in 13

*Prizes may be split if there are multiple winners. See your state lottery website for more information.

Cash4Life with Doubler (only in New Jersey)

For $1 per play, players in NJ can add on DOUBLER to their ticket, which will double your non “for life” prizes. 

Is Cash4Life for, well, life?

Yep! So long as you pick the annuity option, paid in annual installments of $365,000. The minimum annuity period is 20 years.

Which States Have Cash4Life?

Cash4Life is available in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia.

A veeery similar game called Lucky for Life is offered in 25 additional states and Washington, DC.

Are You A Winner?

Winning numbers are drawn every night at approximately 9:00 pm EST. If you’re a Jackpocket player, you get automatically notified by email when you win. No prize left behind! For prizes under $599, Jackpocket credits your account for the full amount. If you win $600 or more, we arrange to have the ticket securely delivered to you so that you can claim your prize from the state lottery.

If you bought your Cash4Life ticket in person from a brick-and-mortar retailer, check your state lottery website for more information on how to claim your prize.

Play Cash4Life on Jackpocket

So what’s the verdict? Want to see your bank account rise with the sun every morning? Head over to the Jackpocket app and join the next Cash4Life drawing.  

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