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MegaMillions (USA)

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MegaMillions (USA)

OVERVIEW

MegaMillions is an American lottery game. The minimum jackpot is $15 Million, and frequently reaches several hundred million dollars, making it one of the larger lotteries in the world. The largest jackpot was $640 Million, drawn on March 30th, 2012

 

DRAW TIMES

The MegaMillions draw takes place every Tuesday and Friday night in the US at 11:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.  The time in the UK when this happens is 4:00 am (GMT) on Wednesday and Saturday.

 

HOW THE GAME WORKS

There are two sets of balls drawn in the MegaMillions. Five balls are drawn from the first set of balls which contains 75 balls numbered 1 to 75. One ball is then drawn from the second set (called the MegaBall) which contains 15 balls numbered from 1 to 15. To win the jackpot, your ticket must match all 5 balls from the first set and the MegaBall. 

 

WINNING COMBINATIONS 

Regular Ball Set Matched MegaBall Matched Prize
0 1 $1
1 1 $2
2 1 $5
3 0 $5
3 1 $50
4 0 $500
4 1 $5,000
5 0 $1,000,000
5 1 Jackpot

 

IMPORTANT INFO

The MegaMillions is denominated in US Dollars. We convert winnings into British Pounds using the prevailing exchange rate at the time of the draw.

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