Jackpot Estimate
$262 Million Cash Value $155.7 Million
Next Drawing
Friday, Dec 14

How to Play

Don't be fooled by this webpage, this is no ordinary game. This is Mega Millions. And just like the megabyte, megawatt, and mega-yacht, it's also huge. Like, extra-ridiculous-minimum-six-zeroes-huge. In case starting with "mega," didn't make it abundantly clear – Mega Millions doesn't mess around: For just $2, you could put megabucks in your pocket because jackpots always start at 40 million dollars, and there's nine ways to win. Count 'em on your fingers – nine. That’s every digit but a thumb. Or a pinky. And with Megaplier you can multiply most prizes 2X to 5X for just another buck – that's a pretty serious megadeal. You may be asking yourself, "are you mega-kidding-me?" No, we're mega-not. And it gets better: with drawings every Tuesday and Friday, that's two chances a week to take home the mega-mother lode. That's twice as many days as your favorite show with a way bigger payoff. Now that's must-see TV. Get ready for Mega Millions.

Easy To Play

  • Pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from 1 to 25.
  • Choose Quick Pick to have the terminal randomly pick numbers for you.
  • Each Mega Millions play is $2 (add Megaplier for $1).
  • Up to five sets of numbers can be played per play slip.
  • Select Multidraw to enter up to 26 consecutive drawings.

9 Ways To Win

  • The Mega Millions jackpot is won by matching five white balls, in any order, plus the one yellow Mega Ball number.
  • The second-level prize of $1 million is won by matching all five white balls, known as a Match 5.
  • You can win seven additional ways by matching fewer numbers (see Prizes & Odds chart for details).
MegaMillions Playslip

Playslip

  1. Play five numbers from 1 to 70.
  2. Pick a Megaball number from 1 to 25.
  3. Choose Quick Pick by marking QP.
  4. Add Megaplier for $1.
  5. Select to play consecutive drawings.
  6. Mark to void the panel.

Megaplier

  • Can be added to any Mega Millions ticket for just $1.
  • Multiplies your winnings by 2 to 5 times on most prize levels (not including the jackpot; see Prizes & Odds chart for details).
  • The Megaplier is drawn during the Mega Millions drawing.
Mega Millions Odds & Prizes
Match     Odds     Prize    
any overall 1:24 any
Overall odds of winning a prize is approximately 1 in 24.
*The jackpot prize will be divided equally among winning tickets. The jackpot is paid in 30 graduated annual installments unless the cash option is selected at the time of the claim.
5+MB 1:302,575,350 Jackpot*
5 1:12,607,306 $1 Million
4+MB 1:931,001 $10,000
4 1:38,792 $500
3+MB 1:14,547 $200
3 1:606 $10
2+MB 1:693 $10
1+MB 1:89 $4
0+MB 1:37 $2
Megaplier®
Match x2 x3 x4 x5
odds: 1:3.0 1:2.5 1:5.0 1:15.0
All fixed prizes and Megaplier prizes may be reduced if claims exceed available prize fund. In such circumstances, these prizes may become pari-mutuel as defined in the game rules of Mega Millions and the North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL). Pari-mutuel means that prize amounts are shared equally among all winners of the available prize pool for that level.
5+MB - - - -
5 $2M $3M $4M $5M
4+MB $20K $30K $40K $50K
4 $1K $1.5K $2K $2.5K
3+MB $400 $600 $800 $1K
3 $20 $30 $40 $50
2+MB $20 $30 $40 $50
1+MB $8 $12 $16 $20
0+MB $4 $6 $8 $10

Don’t Forget

  • Mega Millions sales end at 10:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays and resume after the drawing.
  • Once a ticket is generated it can't be canceled, so check your play slip to make sure everything is correct.
  • The ticket, not the play slip, is your proof of purchase. So sign your ticket immediately.

Don't Forget, cont.

  • Mega Millions drawings will be held & televised on Tuesday and Friday at approximately 11:00 p.m. Watch the drawings online or on any of these stations:
    • WRAL Raleigh (ch.5)
    • WITN Greenville, New Bern & Washington (ch.7)
    • WAXN Charlotte (ch.64)
    • WGHP Winston-Salem, Greensboro & High Point (ch.8)
    • WLOS Asheville (ch.13)

Have a retailer scan your ticket and keep playing your favorite numbers.

Repeat Play is a feature available for all draw games that allows a retailer to simply scan the bar code on your existing ticket so you can replay your favorite numbers fast and easy! Repeat Play is an alternative to completing a play slip.

Repeat Play reprints all the selections from the original ticket including: your numbers, the number of draws, boards, play type, play amount, Megaplier and Power Play Option. Quick Pick wagers will be printed with the same numbers as the original wager. Tickets must be replayed within 30 days of original ticket creation. Repeat Play does recognize MultiDraw and will begin the draws on the first draw day available and continue for as many draws as the original ticket. Repeat Play is not available for Advance Play.

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