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Lucky Sum

Lucky Sum was a wager available on the Win4 and Numbers game on the New York Lottery, which ceased on September 9, 2018. This page is a record on how it was played.

You could play Win 4 Lucky Sum for an extra $1. If you selected this option, you would win a prize if the sum of your numbers was equal to the sum of the four numbers drawn. For example, if you picked the numbers 1234 and the winning numbers 5050 were drawn, you would win a prize because both sets of numbers added up to 10.

The Numbers game offered Lucky Sum as well, which worked in a similar manner. In this instance, you would win a prize if the sum of your chosen numbers matched the sum of the three numbers drawn. For example, you would win if your chosen numbers are 841 and the numbers drawn are 724, as both added up to 13.

Lucky Sum Prizes in Win 4

The prize depended on the sum of the numbers you selected, as the odds of winning varied accordingly. For instance, there is only one way in which the Lucky Sum could be zero (0000) or 36 (9999), but there are 670 ways in which the sum could be 18. The table below shows you what you could win for matching each Lucky Sum on Win 4.

Sum of Numbers Odds of Winning Number of Winning Combinations Prize
0 or 36 1 in 10,000 1 $5,000
1 or 35 1 in 2,500 4 $1,250
2 or 34 1 in 1,000 10 $500
3 or 33 1 in 500 20 $250
4 or 32 1 in 286 35 $142
5 or 31 1 in 179 56 $89
6 or 30 1 in 119 84 $60
7 or 29 1 in 83 120 $42
8 or 28 1 in 61 165 $30
9 or 27 1 in 45 220 $22.50
10 or 26 1 in 35 282 $17.50
11 or 25 1 in 29 348 $14
12 or 24 1 in 24 415 $12
13 or 23 1 in 21 480 $10
14 or 22 1 in 19 540 $9
15 or 21 1 in 17 592 $8
16 or 20 1 in 16 633 $7.50
17 or 19 1 in 15 660 $7.50
18 1 in 15 670 $7.50

Lucky Sum Prizes in the Numbers Game

The table below shows all the prizes on offered and the odds of winning for each sum in the Numbers Game:

Sum of Numbers Odds of Winning Possible Combinations For Each Sum Prize
0 or 27 1 in 1,000 1 $500
1 or 26 1 in 333 3 $166
2 or 25 1 in 167 6 $83
3 or 24 1 in 100 10 $50
4 or 23 1 in 67 15 $33
5 or 22 1 in 48 21 $23.50
6 or 21 1 in 36 28 $17.50
7 or 20 1 in 28 36 $13.50
8 or 19 1 in 22 45 $11
9 or 18 1 in 18 55 $9
10 or 17 1 in 16 63 $7.50
11 or 16 1 in 14 69 $7
12 or 15 1 in 14 73 $6.50
13 or 14 1 in 13 75 $6.50