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Mega Millions® with Megaplier®

Bigger and Faster Growing Jackpots!
$1,000,000 Second Prize!

  • Jackpots start at $20,000,000
  • Match 5 Prize $1,000,000!
  • Megaplier option means you can multiply your non-jackpot prizes 2, 3, 4, or 5 times!
  • Drawings every Tuesday and Friday

How to Increase Your Winnings – Add Megaplier

For an extra $1 per play, you can multiply your non-jackpot winnings by 2, 3, 4, or 5 times! The second prize level (Match 5) is $1,000,000 plus with the Megaplier option, you can win up to $5,000,000! So mark the Megaplier box on your play slip or ask the retail agent to add the Megaplier option.

Ticket Sales and Draw Time

Mega Millions tickets can be purchased daily. The cut off time for ticket sales is 9:50 PM ET on the day of the draw. Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 PM ET. You can go to www.megamillions.com to view the webcast of the official drawing.

Cancelling Tickets

Mega Millions tickets CANNOT be canceled.

How to Win!

Match your numbers to those drawn by the Lottery to win cash prizes! Win by having any one of these nine combinations.

Match Prize Megaplier Option Odds
X2 X3 X4 X5
Jackpot N/A N/A N/A N/A 1:302,575,350
$1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 1:12,607,306
$10,000 $20,000 $30,000 $40,000 $50,000 1:931,001
$500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 1:38,792
$200 $400 $600 $800 $1,000 1:14,547
$10 $20 $30 $40 $50 1:606
$10 $20 $30 $40 $50 1:693
$4 $8 $12 $16 $20 1:89
$2 $4 $6 $8 $10 1:37
  • Overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.
  • Megaplier option (extra $1 per play) multiples non- jackpot prizes 2, 3, 4, or 5 times.
  • If there are multiple jackpot winners for a drawing, the jackpot prize will be divided equally among jackpot winners.

Disclaimer:

The information contained on this page is for informational purposes only. All information is entered manually and is subject to error. The Maine State Lottery makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information but is not responsible for any errors contained on this page. In case of a discrepancy between the winning numbers listed on this page and the official winning numbers, the official results shall prevail. A winning ticket must be validated on the Maine State Lottery’s gaming system for final winner verification. Complete Mega Millions game information and prize claiming instructions are available from any Maine Lottery retail agent or by email at [email protected]

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Mega Millions® with Megaplier® Bigger and Faster Growing Jackpots! $1,000,000 Second Prize! Jackpots start at $20,000,000 Match 5 Prize $1,000,000! Megaplier option means you

The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday night — here’s the deadline to buy a ticket in every state

Feeling lucky? The Mega Millions jackpot now stands at a staggering $1.6 billion, making it the biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Mega Millions jackpots keep growing bigger and bigger when no one wins the grand prize. And nobody had the Mega Millions winning numbers last week, when the jackpots hit $868 million on Tuesday and $1 billion on Friday — both of which would have set records as the highest Mega Millions jackpots ever.

The Mega Millions grand prize has rolled over again, and the payout for Tuesday night’s drawing is now $1.6 billion, with a lump sum payout of $904 million.

For U.S. lottery games, we are in uncharted territory: The $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the highest lottery grand prize ever in the U.S., nudging ahead of the record-high $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot drawn in early 2016.

When are the Mega Millions winning numbers drawn?

Mega Millions drawings are always on Tuesdays and Fridays, at 11 p.m. ET. The next Mega Millions drawing — when the all-time high $1.6 billion jackpot is on the line — is Tuesday, October 23.

You can find out the winning Mega Millions numbers at lottery.net and megamillions.com. Live broadcasts of the Mega Millions results are also shown on many nightly TV news programs.

If you’re wondering how to play Mega Millions, the simplest way is to buy a ticket with machine-picked numbers from a participating retailer. Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each and are sold in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

A winning Mega Millions ticket can pay out a prize ranging from $2 up to the jackpot. The odds of having all six numbers correct and winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302 million.

What is the deadline to buy Mega Millions tickets?

The deadline to buy Mega Millions tickets varies from state to state. That’s why we rounded up the Mega Millions cutoff times around the country below. Be aware that some retailers may have long lines of customers waiting to buy Mega Millions tickets. So it’s best not to wait until the last minute if you want a chance at the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday.

Each Mega Millions ticket will have the corresponding drawing date printed on it. If you are too late and buy a Mega Millions ticket after your state’s cutoff time for the drawing on Tuesday, your ticket will be valid for the next drawing — Friday, October 26.

Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each and are sold in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The deadline to buy a ticket varies from state to state. ]]>