How to win Mega Millions
You can win the game in several ways.
Once you have decided to play a popular American lottery game, it’s time to pick the right numbers.
Those who don’t want to think about winning numbers will choose the QuickPick option.
QuickPick will randomly pick the numbers. Other players can select the winning combination on their own.
How will he do it? There are several ways to keep track of the latest Mega Millions results
Sometimes when you find out which numbers are most often drawn, you can get the inspiration for the winning combination.
Many have noticed that some numbers are repeated and they believe that they could win a lot of money.
On the other hand, there is a great chance that you will share the prize with other winners, if there are several identical numbers to repeat.
However, some will go with important dates in life.
If you choose this option make sure that the date you have chosen covers numbers from 1 to 75.
It’s important to keep track of the latest information to keep up with the news. Learn when the draw is to get tickets at the right time.
Finally, now that you know how to choose numbers, it’s time to play a lottery. Good luck!
Mega Millions Results FAQ
When are the Mega Millions results up?
You can find the latest Mega Millions results online soon after the draw takes place. You can see them live on TV on Tuesday and Friday evening at 23:00 EST or you can find them online.
Where can you find the latest Mega Millions results?
The latest winning numbers are posted on the official site of the Mega Millions lottery soon after the draw, but also on our platform.
Do you have to match all the Mega Millions numbers to win something?
No, you don’t. Matching all the Mega Millions numbers will score you the jackpot, but guessing some of the main numbers and Mega Ball could get you one of the secondary prizes in the game. Take a look at the Mega Millions prize breakdown to see if you qualify for any of them.
How to Play
Mega Millions is played on Tuesdays and Fridays at 23:00 Eastern Time in the USA – see the on this page for the draw time in South Africa.
To play, you must pick five main numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from a separate set between 1 and 25. The game costs $2 per line. To win prizes, you need to match the numbers you pick to the winning numbers.
Playing from South Africa
You don’t have to live in the USA to play Mega Millions. You can also play the game online from around the world, including in South Africa, by following these steps:
- Select Mega Millions from the Buy Tickets page.
- Pick your numbers. You can either choose your own or go for a Quick Pick.
- Play as many boards as you like.
- Choose whether you want to enter a single draw or multiple draws.
- Select ‘Add To Cart’ and confirm your purchase.
- Pay for your entries.
The first time you play online you will have to set up an account, where your entries are kept secure until the draw has taken place. Your numbers are also checked automatically to help you find out if you are a winner.
The Megaplier is an optional extra which costs $1 per line and gives you the chance to increase prizes by up to five times their original value. The Megaplier is drawn just before the main game and will be one of the following: 2x, 3x, 4x or 5x. Whichever multiplier is selected will be applied to any prizes you win, apart from the jackpot. Some Megapliers are more likely to be drawn than others. The table below shows the odds of each one appearing:
|5x||1 in 15|
|4x||1 in 5|
|3x||1 in 2.5|
|2x||1 in 3|
The Megaplier is not available in California, due to the state’s rules about how lottery prizes must be calculated, and it may not be an option for online players playing from outside the USA.
Just the Jackpot
Just the Jackpot is a type of special offer that gives you two lines at a reduced cost of $3. However, you are only eligible for the jackpot so you must match all the numbers to win and you cannot claim any other prizes. Just the Jackpot can only be played in a few states and, like the Megaplier, may not be available to international players entering online.
Mega Millions Results Online — Latest Mega Millions Numbers
The draws of Mega Millions are held twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 04:00. The draws involve picking five balls from asset of balls numbered 1 to 70 and another one ball picked from set of numbers from 1 to 25. If the numbers drawn match with the set of numbers you on one row of your ticket, you become the winner of the Mega Millions. You can win a prize in nine different ways by buying a €3.00 Mega Millions ticket.
Mega millions jackpot ticket costs as low as €3.00 per ticket and you can place as many tickets as you may want depending on your ability. To increase your chances of winning, you are encouraged to have faith in your lucky numbers and spreading your risks. If no one wins the jackpot at a given draw date, the prize is added to the jackpot of the next drawing. The overall chance of winning a prize in Mega Million Jackpot is 1 out of 24.
Mega Millions Results
See the latest Mega Millions results below after every draw. Take a look at the winning numbers and select ‘Show Mega Millions Winners’ for a breakdown of all the prizes won in each division. For more results, please visit Lottery.net.
Friday, 21 August 2020
Jackpot for this draw: $49,000,000
Display Balls in Drawn OrderShow Mega Millions Winners 08-21
|Prize Division||Prize Amount||Winners||Total Prize Fund|
|Match 5 plus Mega Ball||$49,000,000.00||Rollover 0||$0.00|
|Match 4 plus Mega Ball||$10,000.00||4||$40,000.00|
|Match 3 plus Mega Ball||$200.00||538||$107,600.00|
|Match 2 plus Mega Ball||$10.00||10,872||$108,720.00|
|Match 1 plus Mega Ball||$4.00||83,469||$333,876.00|
|Match 0 plus Mega Ball||$2.00||199,265||$398,530.00|
|Match 5 (with Megaplier)||$2,000,000.00||1||$2,000,000.00|
|Match 4 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$20,000.00||1||$20,000.00|
|Match 4 (with Megaplier)||$1,000.00||45||$45,000.00|
|Match 3 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$400.00||124||$49,600.00|
|Match 3 (with Megaplier)||$20.00||3,202||$64,040.00|
|Match 2 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$20.00||2,901||$58,020.00|
|Match 1 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$8.00||22,165||$177,320.00|
|Match 0 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$4.00||53,637||$214,548.00|
Next Estimated Mega Millions Jackpot
$57 MillionTuesday, 25 August 2020
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Mega Millions: How To Win & How It Works
You just need to spend a minimum of €3.00 to buy a ticket. Players can pick six numbers from two distinct pools of numbers. The first five numbers are selected from a pool of numbers ranging from 1 to 70 while the other set of numbers is selected from a pool of numbers from 1 to 25. However, there is an easier option called the Easy Pick or Quick Pick that automatically selects the numbers for you. You win the jackpot if the entire numbers selection match with the numbers picked on the draw (Mega Millions numbers) but there is a reward for every number that matches your selection.
The jackpot prize begins at $40 million and grows gradually by a minimum of $5 million per draw and every time the jackpot prize is rolled. In total, you can win the Mega Millions prize in nine different ways ranging from the mega million jackpots down to €2.00. The prizes are pari-mutual in some California. This means that the prize payout in each category is based on the sales in that particular draw and the number of winners in each category. However, in the other states, the prizes from 2nd through 9th are predetermined before the draw.
Dramatic And More Exciting Stories Of Mega Millions Jackpot Winners
As one of the biggest jackpot in history, the Mega Millions Jackpot has produced some of the most splendid, dramatic and exciting stories of lottery winners. They show how their lives changed immediately after the incredible luck. As the Mega Millions roll over to prizes above $100 million, these stories are inevitably picked up by the media with journalists wishing to know what people would do with such huge sums of money. You can read and watch some of these sensational Mega Millions moment and important updates to the rules by visiting the Mega Millions website and sharing the link with friends.
What You Need To Know
Where and How Can You Play Mega Millions jackpot Online? If you live in the state of Georgia, Michigan, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Dakota and Illinois, you are free to buy the Mega Millions ticket online by registering with Multilotto. In addition, those who live in New York, New Hampshire and Virginia can also purchase tickets online by signing up at Multilotto.
Prizes and Odds of Winning
You must match all five main numbers and the Mega Ball to win the jackpot, which starts at $40 million (approximately R560 million) and rolls over when it is not won. However, there are also eight other ways to win in every draw, so you can win something for matching fewer numbers.
The table below shows all the different prizes, the odds of winning, and what they’re worth with each Megaplier multipler:
|Prize Division||Numbers Matched||Odds of Winning||Prize||With 2x Megaplier||With 3x Megaplier||With 4x Megaplier||With 5x Megaplier|
|1||5 + Mega Ball||1 in 302,575,350||Jackpot||Jackpot||Jackpot||Jackpot||Jackpot|
|2||5||1 in 12,607,306||$1 million||$2 million||$3 million||$4 million||$5 million|
|3||4 + Mega Ball||1 in 931,001||$10,000||$20,000||$30,000||$40,000||$50,000|
|4||4||1 in 38,792||$500||$1,000||$1,500||$2,000||$2,500|
|5||3 + Mega Ball||1 in 14,547||$200||$400||$600||$800||$1,000|
|6||3||1 in 606||$10||$20||$30||$40||$50|
|7||2 + Mega Ball||1 in 693||$10||$20||$30||$40||$50|
|8||1 + Mega Ball||1 in 89||$4||$8||$12||$16||$20|
|9||0 + Mega Ball||1 in 37||$2||$4||$6||$8||$10|
Why You Should Play Mega Millions At Multilotto?
The odds of winning the Mega Millions Jackpots is 1 in 302.6 million, this fact makes them the highest odds of any multi-state lotto game that is ever played in the United States. However, the jackpot can grow to exceed the billion-dollar mark relatively easy, thus lowering the odds of winning any prize to 1 is to 24. Compared to the Powerball Jackpot where the odd of winning any prize is 1 to 24.87, the Mega Millions odds are slightly lower and relatively easier to achieve. You can play the Mega Millions Jackpot at Multilotto because the website enables you to compare the costs and rewards from numerous lotto games played in the United States. You can also download the Multilotto app and keep yourself updates with all information regarding the jackpot.
Mega Millions results excite everyone who dreams of hitting the really big dream of becoming a dollar millionaire by playing the lotto. At Multilotto, we offer you the best chance of playing on a variety of world biggest lotteries like the Mega Millions by enabling you to buy tickets online on our website and claim millions worth of prizes at any time. However, you should also note that Multilotto.net does not operate its own lottery but facilitates buying of tickets online on your favorite lottery. You do not have to travel to purchase a ticket on the retail stores, you are only required to log into the website through the PC or a mobile device.
Check out the answers to some more questions about Mega Millions below. You can also find more information about playing lotteries in South Africa on the FAQs page.
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+ What time do Mega Millions draws take place?
Mega Millions draws are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the USA at 23:00 Eastern Time. The table below shows the time the draws are held throughout the year according to South Africa local time, taking into account that much of the USA observes Daylight Saving Time and South Africa does not:
|Start Date||End Date||Draw Time In USA||Draw Time In South Africa|
|Second Sunday in March||First Sunday in November||23:00 EDT||05:00 SAST|
|First Sunday in November||Second Sunday in March||23:00 EST||06:00 SAST|
+ When was the first Mega Millions draw?
When Mega Millions launched with its first draw on 6 September 1996, it was known as The Big Game. It was later rebranded in 2002 and the Mega Ball came in to replace the previous ‘Big Money Ball’.
+ Is the jackpot capped?
No, the jackpot rolls over every time it is not won and there is no cap in place so it can keep on climbing.
+ What is the biggest ever Mega Millions jackpot?
A player from South Carolina won $1.53 billion (approximately R21.6 billion) on 23 October 2018, setting a new record for Mega Millions and landing the biggest lottery prize ever paid out to a single ticket.
+ If I win the jackpot from outside the USA, will I receive the prize money?
Yes, you can win all the same prizes as someone who buys a ticket in the USA by using third-party lottery betting and concierge services. You will receive the money whether you win the jackpot or a smaller prize. Go to the page for more information about how it works.
+ Why can’t I see the option to play the Megaplier?
The Megaplier is only available to play if you buy a ticket in some states in the USA. If you cannot see this option when entering Mega Millions online, it is not possible to add it to your entry.
How to play Mega Millions
Mega Millions is a popular American lottery game you can play even if you don’t live in the United States, all thanks to lottomania.mobi.
This lottery game is popular for several reasons and its major prizes. Therefore it’s no small thing to say that the amount of jackpots is getting bigger and bigger.
However, if you decide to play, check first what you have to do. For instance is necessary to select 5 major numbers from 1 to 75.
Don’t forget to add Mega Ball from 1 to 15. In conclusion, you have to guess all the numbers.
Draws are every Tuesday and Friday night. Jackpot starts with $ 40 million.This popular game began in 1996, and the first draw was on September 6. Only 6 states such as Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia participated.