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How to Play Cash4Life

Plus everything else you need to know about Cash4Life 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. And when you're ready? Grab your Cash4Life tickets in the Jackpocket app.

Cash4Life in a Nutshell

Cash4Life is a multi-jurisdictional lottery game available in 10 states. (Jackpocket fans, that includes New York and 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 7.76

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.

🟦 TIP: When you order your Cash4Life ticket on Jackpocket, the app notifes you automatically after the drawing if you win at any prize level!

Cash4Life Payout Chart

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 Top Prize: Is it really for life?

Yep! So long as you pick the annuity option, paid in annual installments of $365,000. The minimum annuity period for Cash4Life is 20 years.

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. 

Which States Have Cash4Life?

Cash4Life is available in 10 U.S. states:

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia

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

Cash4Life: What Happens If You Win?

Winning numbers are drawn every night at approximately 9:00 pm EST. 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.

If you’re a Jackpocket player, you get automatically notified by email when you win. For prizes ~600 and under (the threshold amount in your state), Jackpocket credits your account for the full amount. If you more than $600, we arrange to have the ticket securely delivered to you so that you can claim your prize from your state lottery.

Get Cash4Life tickets 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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