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In the United States, lotteries are regulated by individual jurisdictions, and no single national lottery organization exists. However, some lotteries offer cross-sells or group games in which winning tickets for one lottery can be used to claim prizes on another. In the US, lotteries are coordinated by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). Each lottery sets its schedule of drawings and a number of draws per week.

How Do You Play?

How to play Mega Millions? New York Mega Millions  of players pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and a mega ball number from 1 to 25. Players must match all five numbers plus the mega ball to win the jackpot, which starts at $40 million and grows by at least $5 million per draw if no one wins. The odds of winning a jackpot (the annuity option) were 1 in 258,890,850 as of January 2016.

The jackpot grew so large because it was created in 2005 when Powerball’s jackpot reached $365 million and was split between two winners who purchased tickets in Georgia and New Jersey without realizing they had both bought tickets that matched all six numbers drawn on January 4th, 2005

Mega Millions is the most giant lottery in the world, and it’s not surprising that people want to play it online. However, Mega Millions can only be played in a few states, including California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Michigan.

It is also possible to buy lottery tickets online from agents such as: TheLotter

The first big change came in October 2013 when Mega Millions went online. You can play the game online anytime, and buying tickets from your home or office computer is easier than ever.

If you want to play New York Mega Millions lottery online, it’s as simple as logging on to the official website and clicking on “Play Now.” Once you’re there, you can choose between different ways to play:

  • Pick Your Numbers – Classic Pick – Quick Pick
  • Megaplier – Double Play – Triple Play
  • Megaplier Doubler – Double Play Doubler
  • Megaplier X5 (with $1M Jackpot)

Mega Millions is one of the most popular lottery games in the United States and Canada. It’s also the second largest jackpot on the planet, behind only its sister game, Powerball.

Mega millions odds

Here’s a table showing the odds of winning each prize tier in the Mega Millions lottery:

Prize Tier Match Odds of Winning
Jackpot 5 white balls + Mega Ball 1 in 302,575,350
2nd 5 white balls 1 in 12,607,306
3rd 4 white balls + Mega Ball 1 in 931,001
4th 4 white balls 1 in 38,792
5th 3 white balls + Mega Ball 1 in 14,547
6th 3 white balls 1 in 606
7th 2 white balls + Mega Ball 1 in 693
8th 1 white ball + Mega Ball 1 in 89
9th Mega Ball 1 in 37

These odds reflect the statistical probabilities for each prize tier. However, it’s important to remember that the outcome of each drawing is entirely random, and every ticket has an equal chance of winning. Use Proven MegaMillions Lottery Strategies to Boost Your Chances of Winning.

Biggest Mega Millions Jackpots

Over the years, Mega Millions has seen some truly staggering jackpots, with lucky winners taking home hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars. Here are the two biggest Mega Millions jackpots in history:

$1.537 billion (October 2018)

The biggest Mega Millions jackpot ever won was for a total of $1.537 billion, and it was won by a single ticket sold in South Carolina. The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65, and 70, with a Mega Ball of 5. The lucky winner chose to remain anonymous and took the cash option of $877.8 million, which is still the largest cash option ever taken in a U.S. lottery game.

$1.05 billion (January 2021)

The second biggest New York Mega Millions  jackpot in history was won in January 2021, with a winning ticket sold in Michigan. The winning numbers were 4, 26, 42, 50, and 60, with a Mega Ball of 24. The lucky winner has yet to come forward, but they have the option of taking the cash option of $776.6 million or the annuity option paid out over 30 years.

These two huge jackpots are just a few examples of the incredible prizes that Mega Millions has to offer. While the odds of winning the jackpot are extremely low, the excitement and anticipation of playing the game keep millions of people coming back for more. Who knows? You could be the next lucky winner to join the ranks of Mega Millions jackpot winners!

theLotter’s Mega Millions Online Lottery Winners

  • 10/1/2023 – Winner F.L. from Mexico won $10,000
  • 13/12/2022 – Winner  M.M. from Japan won $10,000
  • 30/9/2022 – Winner  G.H.C. from Mexico won $40,000
  • 12/1/2022 – Winner  A.A. from Chile won $6,400
  • 26/1/2017 – Winner  Nataliia from Ukraine won $1 million.

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