Mega Millions

Note: The information on this page applies only to tickets sold and drawings held through October 18, 2013.

How to Play Mega Millions

  1. Choose 5 numbers from 1 to 56 and a Mega Ball number from 1 to 46 or ask for a "Quick Pick" to let the machine pick random numbers for you.
  2. Win by matching your numbers to the numbers drawn in 1 of 9 ways.

Tickets cost $1 per play per drawing.

Nine Ways to Win!

Match Win Approximate odds
per $1 play
5 White Balls + Mega Ball
JACKPOT 1 in 175,711,536
5 White Balls
$250,000/td> 1 in 3,904,700.80
4 White Balls + Mega Ball
$10,000 1 in 689,064.85
4 White Balls
$150 1 in 15,312.55
3 White Balls + Mega Ball
$150 1 in 13,781.30
3 White Balls
$7 1 in 306.25
2 White Balls + Mega Ball
$10 1 in 843.75
1 White Ball + Mega Ball
$3 1 in 140.63
Mega Ball
$2 1 in 74.80

Overall odds of winning a prize are approximately 1 in 38.89

Multiply your prizes with Megaplier®!

Multiply your Mega Millions prize, except for the jackpot, for $1 more per play per drawing. Just ask for Megaplier or check the Megaplier option on your Mega Millions play slip. Non-jackpot prizes will be multiplied 2 to 4 times, depending on the Megaplier number drawn. Win $1 million automatically with Megaplier when you match all 5 white balls.

Prizes without Megaplier Prizes with Megaplier
4 3 2
5 White Balls + Mega Ball
JACKPOT
5 White Balls
$250,000 $1 Million!
4 White Balls + Mega Ball
$10,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000
4 White Balls
$150 $600 $450 $300
3 White Balls + Mega Ball
3 White Balls
$7 $28 $21 $14
2 White Balls + Mega Ball
$10 $40 $30 $20
1 White Ball + Mega Ball
$3 $12 $9 $6
Mega Ball
$2 $8 $6 $4

Pool of Megaplier numbers consists of: 2,2,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4.

Play Up to 10 Drawings with Multi-Draw

Whether you play your favorite numbers or choose Quick Picks, you can play up to ten drawings in a row. Simply mark the appropriate box next to MULTI DRAW on your play slip or ask the clerk for a Multi-Draw ticket ($1 per play per drawing).

Cash vs. Annuity

The advertised jackpot is an estimated amount which is paid as an annuity of 26 payments over 25 years or, at the election of the winner, in a single lump sum payment of the cash value of the annuity prize (subject to State and Federal taxes). Annuity payments are guaranteed upon death to a designated beneficiary or trust.

Please Note

  • Jackpot prize is estimated and will be divided equally among all winning tickets.
  • All set prizes, including Megaplier prizes, may be reduced if claims exceed available prize fund.
  • Pool of Megaplier numbers consists of: 2,2,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4.

Rules & Procedures