First ever 'Lucky for Life' drawing Thursday night

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March 15, 2012, 6:45 pm

(NECN) - The first New England-wide lottery game is scheduled to hold its first drawing Thursday night.

The 'Lucky for Life' game drawing will be held Thursday at 10:38 p.m.

Players play the game by picking five numbers from a field of 40 and a Lucky Ball number from a field of 21.

Players who match all six numbers win $1,000 a day for life.

The prize is guaranteed for at least 20 years.

There is also a second prize worth $25,000 for those who match five numbers, but not the lucky ball.

Various other cash prizes range from $2,000 to $2.

Tickets cost $2 and drawings will be held in Connecticut on Mondays and Thursdays.

Tickets for 'Lucky for Life' will be sold in all six New England states (Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.)

Rhode Island has been on a lucky streak itself, winning the February 11 Powerball jackpot prize of $336 million, which was claimed by a Newport woman.

A $60 million Powerball Ticket was also sold in Smithfield for the March 7 jackpot drawing.

The winner of the latter two has not yet come forward.

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