General information about Win for Life Oregon
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 2001, or 20 years, 5 months and 8 days ago. OR Lottery WinForLife is currently available only in Oregon. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as OR Lottery WinForLife. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Oregon Lottery. In case you want to know more about Oregon Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.oregonlottery.org. Oregon Win for Life results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Oregon Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- HQ address: 500 Airport Road SE, Salem, OR 97301
- HQ phone number: 503-540-1000
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Oregon Win for Life results
Oregon Win for Life results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Oregon Lottery in Salem. At the moment, draws are held three times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, at 7:30 PM Pacific Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 19, 2001, or 20 years, 5 months and 8 days ago.
How it works: picking up Oregon Win for Life numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 4 / 77. As you can see, players are to choose four main Oregon Win for Life numbers from the range between 1 and 77 Oregon Win for Life numbers. Pay attention that chances are not as small as it might have seemed as you receive 15 sets of numbers for each $2 ticket, which is not that bad!
Win for Life Oregon winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers seven prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that OR Lottery WinForLife is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $1,000 a week for life. Sounds amazing, doesn't it? As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 1,353,275. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the four Oregon Win for Life numbers. The key thing, however, is to guess them in the Win For Life set. For more information, please look at the table below:
4 in the Win For Life set
$1,000/week for life
1 : 1,353,275
4 in either of the two $50,000 sets
1 : 676,638
4 in any of the four $20,000 sets
1 : 338,319
4 in any of the eight $10,000 sets
1 : 169,159
3 numbers in any set
1 : 309
2 numbers in any set
1 : 6
No numbers on a ticket
1 : 26
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 4,63.
Win for Life Oregon prices
The minimum cost of playing is $2. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Oregon Win for Life numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 02, 29, 49, and 56. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 18, 25, 42, and 58.
Payouts of Win for Life Oregon prizes
As mentioned above, the top prize is $1,000 a week per life and an important thing to remember is that the cash option is unavailable. Prizes of all the other categories are payable at the lottery's HQ, the prize centers and lottery retailer locations (only for prizes under $600). Apart from this, winnings can be redeemed by mail. Unfortunately, OR Lottery WinForLife winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 25% in federal tax from prizes over $5,000 and 8% in state tax from winnings greater than $1,500. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within one year from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Oregon Win for Life results.