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Mega Millions is a multistate lottery game played in 45 states plus D.C. With an incredible total jackpot of $2 billion and multiple prize levels – including the grand prize – Mega Millions appeals to lottery enthusiasts around the world.

The jackpot can be won by matching five white balls in any order plus the yellow Mega Ball number. The second-level prize of $1 million can be won with all five white balls matching. Furthermore, this game features a multidraw option which enables players to play up to 26 consecutive drawings for added excitement!

How to Play the Game

You can purchase tickets for Florida Lottery games at retail locations around the state or online via their website. Each ticket costs $2 (add Megaplier for $1). You have two choices: Quick Pick some or all of your numbers, or have the terminal randomly select numbers for you.

What are the Odds of Winning the Mega Millions Lottery?

Winning the Mega Millions jackpot has an odds of 1 in 302.5 million, which is much greater than Powerball’s odds which have been declining steadily since officials changed how the game is played in October 2015 and again in October 2017.

One person has already claimed the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, creating plenty of chances for players to win this amount. Eight second-prize tickets matched all five white balls drawn Tuesday night and won at least a million dollars! These tickets were purchased in California, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

These winning tickets are each worth one million dollars, except for two in Texas that won an additional $3 million by purchasing the optional Megaplier. There were three other second-prize winners from Connecticut, Florida and New York who matched five numbers to win one million each and added the Megaplier for an additional $3 million.

In South Carolina, a single winner claimed an anonymous $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot in 2018. Though they did not come forward, the lottery states they are eligible to receive an annuity over 29 years or receive the entire amount as one lump-sum payment.

Most lottery winners opt for the lump-sum cash payment of $877.8 million instead of an annuity. The South Carolina jackpot winner had 180 days to claim their prize.

Who Sets the Mega Millions Jackpot?

The prize pool for Mega Millions is determined by the Finance Committees of each lotterie that participates in the game. Ahead of each drawing, these committees estimate how much will be won based on sales and an annual payment option factor established for that drawing.

Who Plays the Mega Millions Game?

You can play the Mega Millions game at any Florida Lottery retail location for $2 per play slip. Each play slip includes five numbers from 1-70 and one Mega Ball number from 1-25; plus you have the option to Quick Pick some or all your numbers as well as Multidraw for up to 26 consecutive drawings.

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