Mega Millions

MultiState- Mega Millions Lottery Game Details




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Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery which costs $2 per play. Players need to pick six numbers from two different pools of numbers. One pool ranges from 1 to 70 which requires you to pick any 5 numbers. Another pool ranges from 1 to 25 and you need to pick one desired number. Match all six numbers to win the jackpot.

Jackpot starts from $40 million and keeps on rolling until someone wins it. It increases by $5 million with each draw.

Mega Millions Playing Options

  • Ask for a Playslip from the retailer to mark your desired numbers on it.
  • Or skip the Playslip and ask for Quick Pick to let the computer pick the lucky numbers for you!

Just the Jackpot

This feature is for the Jackpot players only as it offers a special kind of wager allows them to play specifically for the jackpot only. Basically, they get two plays for the jackpot only for $3. But they are not eligible for any other prize level.


Megaplier feature is offered by various states to increase non-jackpot prizes by 2,3,4, or 5 times and costs an additional $1 per play. But this feature is not eligible for the jackpot! Megaplier is drawn before each Mega Millions drawing.

Winning Combinations and Odds for Mega Millions

Odds for Main Game

Match Prize Odds
5+1 $116,000,000 1 in 302,575,350
5 $100,000 1 in 12,607,306
4+1 $10,000 1 in 931,001
4 $500 1 in 38,792
3+1 $200 1 in 14, 547
3 $10 1 in 606
2+1 $10 1 in 693
1+1 $4 1 in 89
1 (Lucky Ball) $2 1 in 37

Overall odds of winning Mega Millions is 1 in 24.

Drawing Date and Time for Mega Millions

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 PM ET.

Official Results of Mega Millions

Rules Governing Mega Millions

  1. Minimum age to play mega millions is 21.
  2. All prizes winnings are subject to federal tax and in most states, they are subject to state tax as well.
  3. Prizes in California have varied payout as it depends on the overall ticket sales and number of winners and said to be pari-mutuel.
  4. Check the back of your ticket to confirm your deadline to claim your winning as it varies according to the states.

Claiming a Prize from the Mega Millions Lottery

  1. Prizes up to $599 can be redeemed at the retailer
  2. To redeem the prizes higher than $599, fill the claim form and visit the authorized office of Mega Millions.
  3. You can either take out the prize money as a lump sum or annuity (for over 29 years).