MegaMillions is a huge US lottery game that regularly offers nine-figure jackpots. Learn more about how to play and see if you could be the next person to win a ‘mega’ sum of cash!
When do MegaMillions draws take place?
MegaMillions draws take place in Atlanta, Georgia at 23.00 EST (05.00 GMT) on Tuesday and Friday evenings.
How does MegaMillions work?
Players need to select five main numbers from 1 to 75 and a Mega Ball number from 1 to 15.
MegaMillions jackpots start at $15 million (€13.1 million), and the lottery has no top prize cap or rollover limit. In March 2012, three winning tickets shared a jackpot worth $656 million (€584.7 million), which remains the largest sum awarded in the game.
How do I win MegaMillions prizes?
MegaMillions prizes start by matching just the Mega Ball alone and go all the way up to the jackpot for matching the five main numbers and the Mega Ball. Have a look at the table below to see the prize tiers and their respective odds of winning:
Match Odds of Winning Prize
5 + 1 1 in 258,890,850 Jackpot
5 1 in 18,492,204 $1 Million
4 + 1 1 in 739,688 $5,000
4 1 in 52,835 $500
3 + 1 1 in 10,720 $50
3 1 in 766 $5
2 + 1 1 in 473 $5
2 1 in 56 $2
0 + 1 1 in 21 $1
Overall odds of winning a MegaMillions prize are 1 in 14.7.
How will my winnings be paid?
Any MegaMillions prizes you win will be paid into your player account after the draw is finished and the results have been checked. You can withdraw up to €1,000 at any time, but if you win a larger prize and wish to withdraw it, you will need to contact Customer Support to arrange payment.