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Mega Millions Lottery
Mega Millions is the second-largest lottery in the US. It is just behind the Powerball. In this lottery, you can win millions overnight by sitting at home. It had started in 2002, and since then, it has become popular in the US. Mega Millions lottery has the starting jackpot prize of $40 Million. It has two drums lottery system. In which, the first drum contains numbers from 1 to 70, And in the second drum, it has numbers from 1 to 25. So to play the game, you have to choose five numbers from the first drum and one number from the second drum. First five numbers are knows as the white ball numbers and the one number from the second drum is known as the Mega Ball number. You can play this lotto online from your home only.
To win a jackpot, you have to match all six winning numbers. If you don't match all six winning numbers, still, you can win eight different lower prizes. Check the Mega Million Jackpot winner in Recent Draw.
* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mega Millions lottery has made some changes in the jackpot amount. Now it has the minimum advertised jackpot of $20 Million. It will increase by $2 Million each draw if they don't get a jackpot winner.
Mega millions Jackpot
Current jackpot for Mega Millions is $272 Million. This big amount you can win by matching six numbers in next draw. If nobody match the numbers then this jackpot amount will increase by $2 million. As this jackpot amount reaches to 3 digits mark, then more and more people buy the ticket and try their luck to win millions.
You can get the Jackpot amount in Cash at one time. But there is also an option of annuity in which you can get it in Installments. It has 30 installments for its jackpot that you will get for the next 30 years, and the installment amount increases every year by 5%.
Odds of winning
Chances to win Jackpot in Mega Millions are 1 out of 302,575,350. But overall winning odds for any prize are 1 out of 24, and that is super exciting. You can check the table below for the details odds of winning for each prize.
|Match 5 + MB||1 out of 302,575,350|
|Match 5||1 out of 12,607,306|
|Match 4 + MB||1 out of 931,001|
|Match 4||1 out of 38,792|
|Match 3 + MB||1 out of 14,547|
|Match 3||1 out of 606|
|Match 2 + MB||1 out of 693|
|Match 1 + MB||1 out of 89|
|MB||1 out of 37|
How many ways to win Mega Millions?
There are 9 ways you can win Megamillions. Here is the full list of Payouts:-
- Match 5 white balls + MB If you match 5 white balls and 1 Mega Ball also then you win the Mega prize.
- Match 5 white balls In this match case you win $1 Million.
- Match 4 white balls + MB $10K goes to your pocket if match 4 balls and Mega Ball too.
- Match 4 white balls If you match 4 winning numbers then you will get $500.
- Match 3 white balls + MB Winning prize amount is $200 for this matching combination.
- Match 3 white balls You get $10 for this.
- Match 2 white balls + MB You get $10 for this combination too same as above case.
- Match 1 white ball + MB $4 for this.
- Match MB Only $2 for this.
These are the 9 payouts in this lotto. So you have enough chances and winning combinations to win a prize.
How to win Mega Millions?
In this lottery, you have to analyze the past data to predict the best possible number to select for your next ticket. But this is going to be a very tough task for most people. So We have done a thorough analysis of past winning numbers. You can check here.
Megamillion lotto has 70 numbers to choose your numbers for the ticket. So the probability of picking the accurate numbers is very less. To improve the winning odds, you need the help of a software or algorithm to make the right decision.
What is the Mega Millions drawing time?
Megamillions lotery draw takes place twice a week on Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 PM EST.
Live drawing takes place here. Live streaming might be delayed because of Internet transmission.
What is Megaplier in Mega Millions ?
Megaplier is an option that can multiply your winning amount by 2, 3, 4, or 5. It is an optional feature in this lotto. So you are free whether to choose it or not. If you are selecting the Megaplier, then you have to pay an extra amount for it. Otherwise, the ticket cost remains $2.
Megaplier doesn't affect the jackpot amount. But the other 8 prizes will get multiplied by the drawn multiplier.
How much is the Mega Millions ticket price?
Ticket price is $2 per game. You can buy as many tickets for any draw by paying $2 for each one.
$2 is for the standard ticket, But there is another option called Megaplier that can multiply your winning amount by 2, 3, 4, 5. To get this, you have to pay an extra $1 for each ticket.
Does order matter of numbers in Mega Millions Lottery?
There is not a one-word answer to this question. You have to understand the lottery system for this. It is a two-drum lottery, One gives us five winning numbers, and the second one gives us one winning number.
You can match the first five numbers in any order, But the Mega ball number must match separately.
Odds of winning for Mega Millions
Overall odds of winning for at least a prize is 1 out of 24. You can also win a prize in this lottery by matching one Mega Ball number only. The odds of winning to match the Mega Ball number is 1 out of 37. The odds of winning a jackpot in this lottery are 1 in 302,575,350.