Q: How much does a Hoosier Lottery Cash4Life ticket cost?
A:Each play (line of numbers) costs $2. Players may purchase up to ten plays on a single ticket.
Q: Can I purchase more than one draw at a time?
A:Yes. Players can purchase up to ten consecutive draws at a time with up to ten plays on a single ticket.
Q: When are Cash4Life drawings?
A:Cash4Life drawings are held every Monday and Thursday at approximately 9:00pm ET.
Q: How is the game played?
A:Players select five numbers between 1 and 60 and one Cash Ball number between 1 and 4. Players can select their own numbers by completing a playslip, or choose a Quick Pick to have the terminal randomly select numbers for them.
Q: What are the prizes?
A:Matching the first five numbers and matching the Cash Ball pays $1,000 a day for life or a one-time lump sum payment of $7,000,000 before taxes. Matching the first five numbers and not matching the Cash Ball pays $1,000 a week for life or a one-time lump sum payment of $1,000,000 before taxes. Other prizes range from $2 up to $2,500.
Q: What are the odds of winning?
A:The overall odds of winning any prize in Cash4Life are 1 in 8. The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 21,846,048. The odds for the second-tier prize are 1 in 7,282,016. See hoosierlottery.com for more details.
Q: Can Cash4Life tickets be cancelled?
A:No. Once the ticket is printed, it cannot be cancelled.
Q: Are the drawings televised?
A:There will be a live stream of the drawings on hoosierlottery.com/cash4life/.
Q: What states participate in Cash4Life?
A:Tickets for the game are currently sold in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia and Indiana.
Q: If I buy a ticket in one of the other states and win a prize, can I cash it in Indiana?
A:No. All Cash4Life prizes must be claimed in the state where the ticket was purchased.
Q: How long do I have to claim a prize?
A:Cash4Life prizes won in Indiana must be claimed within 180 days of the date of the drawing.
Q: What happens to my life prize annuity if I pass away?
A:If you win a Cash4Life top prize or second prize and choose the annuity prize option, but pass away before you’ve received 20 years-worth of payments, we will determine the remaining value of your prize (up to the 20-year minimum payout) and pay a one-time lump-sum amount to your estate.
Q: How would the top prize and second-tier prize be shared if there are multiple winners in a single drawing?
A:If there are two or more top prize winning tickets sold in any state(s) for a single drawing, the $1,000 a day for life prizes would be divided by the number of winning tickets, with all winners receiving an annuity prize of at least $500 a week for life or an equal share of a $7 million prize pool. If there are more than 15 top prize winning tickets, no annuity prize will be available and all winners would receive an equal portion of the $7 million prize pool. The second-tier prize will be $1,000 a week for life if there are between one and five winning tickets in a single drawing. If there are more than five second-tier winning tickets, the winners would equally share a $5 million prize pool.
Q: I work for a Hoosier Lottery retailer. Can I play Cash4Life?
A:Hoosier Lottery retailer employees are allowed to play, but may not purchase in the location in which they work.