Mega Millions is the 6th numbers Lottery game played in more than 45 states of America. Millions of people play it and the lucky one wins the Million Dollar Jackpot.
From two separate pools of numbers, players may select six numbers: five from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one from 1 to 25 (the yellow mega balls).
A player who matches all 6 of the winning numbers in a drawing is the jackpot winner and receives the prize money. But you can also win the small lottery price in 9 different ways.
Based on sales, the Mega Millions jackpot will be announced before the drawing. The Current winning Prize is $1.28 Billion.
A $2 Mega Millions lottery ticket gives you nine chances to win prizes - a minimum of 2 dollars to the jackpot amount. You can increase non-jackpot rewards up to 5x with extra $1.
Winning Numbers are declared on the official website of Mega Millions® and YouTube Channel. (Wednesday and Saturday Mornings)
If you win the lottery, you have two options: one is a one-time lump sum payout; the other is a series of 29 annual payments (Each payment is 5% bigger than the previous one.)
The odds of any ticket winning Friday's drawing, when the Mega Millions prize is over $1.1 billion, are one in 302.6 million. That means you have to be a "Doctor Strange" to win.