Illinois Lottery launches Cash for Life

April 18, 2011 4:46:11 AM PDT
A new instant ticket from the Illinois lottery offers players a chance at winning hundreds or even thousands of dollars a week for life

The game is called Cash for Life. It was launched Friday at the Thompson Center.

Lottery officials say it can provide players with the chance for "life-long peace of mind."

Tickets cost $1, $2 and $5.

A winning $1 ticket will give players $500 a week for life. The prize for a winning $5 ticket is $2,500 each week.