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Pennsylvania Lottery Opens ‘Cash For A Year’ Second-Chance Drawing for Cash4Life™


Pennsylvania Lottery Opens ‘Cash For A Year’ Second-Chance Drawing for Cash4Life™

Middletown, PA – The Pennsylvania Lottery has launched the Cash For A Year Second-Chance Drawing, the Lottery’s first second-chance opportunity featuring the new $2 Cash4Life™ game.

The drawing will award one top prize of $1,000 a day for a year to be paid as a $365,000 lump sum prize, less 25 percent federal withholding.

Each Pennsylvania Lottery Cash4Life ticket purchased between May 5 and June 4, 2015 will include a 25-digit Second-Chance Prize Zone™ Official Entry Code at the top of the ticket.

Players may enter the code at to get entries into the Cash For A Year Second-Chance Drawing. Tickets can also be entered via the free PA Lottery official app, available through Google Play and the Apple App Store.

With each ticket submitted, the player will receive a number of entries into the drawing equal to the dollar value of the ticket. 

To ensure that entry codes remain legible, Cash4Life game tickets should be entered into the second-chance drawing before they are presented for prize validation and payment.

Entry for all second-chance opportunities must take place via the VIP Players Club at or the official smartphone app. Mailed entries will be disqualified.
Visit for entry, prizes, rules and drawing information. Void where prohibited.

How to play Cash4Life: Each play costs $2. Players choose five numbers from 1-60 and one number from 1-4, the green Cash Ball. Players may choose their own numbers using a playslip or opt for computer-selected Quick Pick numbers. Cash4Life offers a top prize of $1,000 a day for life, a second prize of $1,000 a week for life, plus seven other ways to win. Drawings are held each Monday and Thursday at 9 p.m. and tickets can be purchased up to 10 draws in advance. Approximate chances of winning: top prize: 1 in 21.8 million; second prize: 1 in 7.3 million; overall/any prize: 1 in 8.

Cash4Life is also played in New York, New Jersey and Virginia. As with any multi-state game, all prizes must be cashed in the state where the winning ticket was sold.

The Cash For A Year Second-Chance Drawing is offered only in Pennsylvania. Tickets purchased in other states are not eligible for entry into Pennsylvania’s drawing.

About the Pennsylvania Lottery: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since its inception in 1971, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed more than $24.7 billion to programs that include property tax and rent rebates; free transit and reduced-fare shared rides; the low-cost prescription drug programs PACE and PACENET; long-term living services; and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including full- and part-time senior centers throughout the state.

The Pennsylvania Lottery reminds players to check every ticket, every time. Players must be 18 or older. Please play responsibly. For help with a gambling problem, call 1-800-848-1880.

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