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What is a jackpot?

The jackpot in a lottery is the largest prize that can be won. It is won by matching all six numbers drawn. The numbers are drawn from a pool of numbers, and the order in which they are drawn does not matter. The odds of winning the jackpot are very low, but the payout is very high.

Mega millions reaching record levels

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached record levels in recent years. The Mega Millions jackpot is known for its rapidly increasing size. This is because hundreds of millions of tickets are sold each week in the United States, and the jackpot is often not won for weeks at a time.
The jackpot starts at $40 million and can quickly grow to $100 million or more. If the jackpot is not won for several weeks, it can even exceed $1 billion.
When the jackpot is large, it is a good idea to buy tickets for multiple consecutive drawings. This way, you are in the running for the next jackpot, even if it is even larger than the current one. Moreover, you get a discount on multiple ticket purchases on
The jackpot winner can choose to receive the full amount in 30 annual payments, or they can take a one-time lump sum payment. The lump sum payment is smaller than the full jackpot amount, but the winner does not have to wait for the payments to be made each year.

Highest Mega Millions Jackpot Payouts Ever

$1.537 BillionOctober 2018 (South Carolina)

The highest Mega Millions jackpot ever was won in South Carolina in 2018, with a single ticket worth $1.537 billion. This is the second-largest lottery payout in history, after the $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot won in 2022.

$1.35 billion July 2022 (Illinois)

The second-largest Mega Millions jackpot was $1.35 billion, won by a single ticket sold in Maine in 2023.

$1.34 billion– January 2021 (Michigan)

The third-largest Mega Millions jackpot was $1.34 billion, won by a single ticket sold in Illinois in 2022.

Draw days

Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 PM ET. The drawings are broadcast live on television and online. Tickets can be purchased up to 1 hour before the drawing. The jackpot starts at $20 million and can roll over to reach hundreds of millions of dollars.
The drawings are conducted by a random number generator. The winning numbers are announced immediately after the drawing and are posted on

Odds of winning

The odds of winning the jackpot are very low, at 1 in 302,575,350. However, the odds do increase if the jackpot is not won for several weeks, as the jackpot is rolled over each time it is not won. This means that the jackpot gets larger and larger, making it more likely to be won.
How to play Mega Millions outside of the United States
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