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Mega Millions Game Rules

Game Rules - What is Mega Millions?

How to play Mega Millions

To play Mega Millions, choose five numbers from 1 to 70, and a bonus golden “Mega Ball” number from 1 to 25. Pick five numbers and one number accordingly. The cost will be displayed within the Lucky Number Picker page as picks are chosen.

When is the Mega Millions draw?

Mega Millions draws air every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00pm Eastern Standard Time. Each Mega Millions ticket costs €4.99 with All The Best Lottos.

Where is the Megaplier option?

We hope to have the Megaplier option on our website soon! Stay tuned!

What is the current Jackpot for Mega Millions?

The minimum jackpot for Mega Millions is $40 million and there is no cap! The largest Mega Millions jackpot won was a record $1,53 billion in 2018. To see the current Mega Millions jackpot, please see the game name above the Mega Millions ticket, or check out the ATBL home page.

How do I get a Mega Millions ticket?

To play Mega Millions with All The Best Lottos, simply choose your numbers or press “Generate” to let us pick for you! US Mega Millions Tickets are provided for the American Mega Millions lottery, as organised by the Multi-State Lottery Association. Tickets are subject to relevant draw.

How do I win Mega Millions?

To claim a Mega Millions prize, simply play your numbers, wait and check your ticket after the draw is over. If you win a small amount your account will be credited automatically by ATBL. If you win a bigger prize, our expert team will contact you directly to deliver your winnings.

About Mega Millions

About - Dreaming up Dollars!

The clue truly is in a name. Mega Millions offers just that. MEGA MILLIONS! This game has a record of producing jackpots worth millions of dollars and has made a name in creating some of the biggest lottery winners across the United States!

Mega Millions minimum advertised jackpot is $40 million*

The History of Mega Millions

The Biggest Mega Millions Jackpot ever

The largest Mega Millions jackpot to date was won on 23rd October 2018 by a single player in South Carolina.

The jackpot was worth $1.537 billion. This prize was the single highest amount paid out to one ticket in history.

What’s the difference between Powerball and Mega Millions?

Although these two lotteries may seem similar to some, there are some telltale signs to look out for between Powerball and Mega Millions.

What’s a lump sum?

In America, lottery winners have 2 options after a jackpot win. They can receive the entire prize at once, known as a “lump sum” or they can choose a payment plan option, known as an “annuity”. Most Mega Millions winners choose the cash lump sum option over the annuity payment plan, even though this reduces the jackpot total.

What’s the Mega Millions jackpot tonight?

Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million* and increase by a minimum of $2 million* per draw until the jackpot is won. To see the current Mega Millions jackpot, please see the game name above the Mega Millions ticket, or check out the ATBL home page.

*Following 3 April 2020 until further notice, starting jackpots will be established based on game sales and interest rates, with no fixed minimum increase amount.
Odds and Payout

Odds & Payout - How can I win a prize?

Mega Millions has nine prize tiers that you win by matching the numbers on your ticket to the winning numbers drawn. You can win a prize by matching the Mega Ball or by matching a minimum of 3 white balls, but you must match all five white balls plus the Mega Ball to win the jackpot. Below you'll find all about the different ways to win and the odds of winning.

Odds of Winning

The prize you win depends on how many of the winning numbers you match. The table below shows what you need to do to win in each tier, the odds of doing so, and the prize amounts before tax. Your overall chances of winning any Mega Millions prize are around 1 in 24.

The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $40 million* and increases for every draw that it is not won. Prizes are paid as per the underlying lottery results. Only one prize category can be won per order, which will be the highest of the available prize categories achieved by, and relevant to, that order.

*As of April 2020 the Mega Millions minimum jackpot will commence at $20 million. This measure has been taken due to the spread of the virus COVID-19.

Is Mega Millions Taxed?

Winnings in certain prize categories are paid free of withholding tax, others are subject to withholding tax at the then-current rate in the country where the ticket is obtained. The Mega Millions jackpot is paid in 30 graduated instalments or as a lump sum payment.

Jackpot category - Match 5 white balls + Mega Ball

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:302,575,350

Match 5 white balls

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:12,607,306

Match 4 white balls + Mega Ball

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:931,001

Match 4 numbers

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:38,792

Match 3 white balls + Mega Ball

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:14,547

Match 3 white balls

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:606

Match 2 white balls + Mega Ball

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:693

Match 1 white ball + Mega Ball

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:89

Match Mega Ball

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:37

How much is Mega Millions?

Mega Millions tickets start at €4.99 with All The Best Lottos. You can add more lines to your ticket for €4.99 over the same draw.

Can I use my Lucky Numbers?

To play Mega Millions, choose five numbers from 1 to 70, and a bonus golden “Mega Ball” number from 1 to 25. The same numbers can be used over multiple lines and multiple draws.

How do I check my Ticket?

After the draw, the winning numbers will be announced by Mega Millions Group. This information will be communicated to you through our mailing list. If you have won a major prize we will contact you directly. All results are also available on our website.

What If I've Won a Prize?

If you win a lower prize category this will be automatically credited to your AllTheBestLottos.com account. If you have won a major prize our Support team will contact you directly. 100% of any prize money you win will go directly to you.

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