All you need to know about Set For Life
MAKE EVERY MONTH AMAZING
Better dig out your wish list – because you could be one ticket away from winning £10,000 every month for 30 years Δ ! Imagine what you could do with that. Cooking course? New business idea? Whatever’s on your list, now’s your chance to start ticking them off.
So how do you play?
Pick 5 numbers from 1-47 plus 1 Life Ball number from 1-10 or go with a Lucky Dip ® for randomly selected numbers.
Choose your draw days and the number of weeks you’d like to play.
You can play up to 7 lines of numbers and buy up to 10 play slips at a time.
You’re good to go!
You can buy Set For Life tickets online every day from 6am until 11pm. But remember, to play on a draw day, you’ll need to buy your ticket before 7.30pm.
Good to know.
Draws happen every Monday and Thursday.
£10,000 every month for 30 years Δ .
You can play up to 4 weeks in advance.
SEE WHAT YOU CAN WIN Δ
Different ways to check results
Check on the go
Use our App on your mobile to see if you’ve won. You can also scan paper tickets for instant results. Get it on Google Play or the App Store.
Here on the web
All results are published here on the website every Monday and Thursday from around 9.30pm.
Watch the draw live
Watch all Set For Life draws first on our website or YouTube channel at 8.00pm every Monday and Thursday.
Want to know more?
Where can I buy tickets?
How can I play Set For Life and how much is it?
Where and when can I check results?
What is the prize payout for the game?
What are the odds of winning the top prize?
The odds of winning the top prize of £10,000 every month for 30 years is approximately 1 in 15.3m.
The odds of winning the 2nd prize of £10,000 every month for a year is approximately 1 in 1.7m.
What are the overall odds of winning any prize?
What happens if the top prize is not won? Does the top prize roll over?
What happens to the top prize money if a winner dies?
If a winner dies once the annuity policy paying out the monthly payments has started, the winner’s estate will receive a lump sum payment equal to the cost of the policy paid by Camelot, less any payments already made under the policy. If the winner dies after he or she has already received the full cost of the policy in monthly payments, no payment will be made to the estate.
If a winner dies before the monthly payments have started, the winner’s estate will receive a lump sum payment equal to the price Camelot would have paid for the annuity policy, plus the initial validation payment of £10,000 that would have been paid by Camelot.
More information is available in the Set For Life Game Specific Rules.
Can I claim the prize as a lump sum?
Is the top prize tax-free?
Yes – in most cases, the top prize is paid tax-free as it is dealt with at source. In all cases, based on current tax rules and rates, we have designed the game so that all top prize winners – regardless of their tax bracket – receive a minimum payment of £10,000 each month after tax.
All top prize winners are offered a meeting with a Financial Advisor during which any questions relating to tax can be discussed.
Can I play Set For Life by Direct Debit?
Set limits. Get reminders. Take time out. Using our tools can help you stay in control.
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