Mega Millions is a very popular lottery with participants all over the world. It’s based in the United States, be you can also participate if you’re a resident of another country.
What is price of a lottery Mega Millions tickets?
A Mega Millions ticket is very cheap, only 1 dollars per play. You have to choose fix numbers from a range of 1 to 75 and one extra number from 1 to 15. To win the Jackpot these numbers have to match the numbers that appear during the lottery draw. If you’re lucky your life changes forever. The Mega Millions Jackpot starts with an astonishing 15 million dollars! If there’s no hit, this amount of money will increase every draw.
What is the Mega Millions lottery
Mega Millions is not a national lottery. All the states organize it independently and use their own rules, although they work together on some parts. There are many different. For example, in most of the states the amount of money you can win in the lottery is already determined. However, California forms an exception to that because the payouts are based on the number of tickets and winners during a draw.
How do I use the Megaplier
One of the great things about Mega Millions and Powerball is the bonus that multiplies your prizes with 2,3,4 or 5 times. It’s called the Megaplier, and only costs one dollar more. Just say that you like to add the Megaplier when you purchase a Mega Millions ticket in the store. Perhaps some examples make it more clear. If you have 5 matching numbers and 5 as the Megaplier, an astonishing 5 million dollars is yours! If you have just one matching number and the Megaplier is 5, you still win 10 dollars. However, not every state uses the Megaplier. So check this on the internet beforehand.
What paymet option do you have after winning the jackpot?
Congratulations: you’ve won the Jackpot! Now you have two options: annuity or cash. The first option means that you receive 1 immediate payment and 29 annual payments. So you don’t get all the money at once. The payments increase every year, to accommodate the changing lifestyle of the winners. ‘Cash’ is another option that is quite popular. In that case you receive all the money at one time.
The MegaMillions is one of the biggest lottery drawings in the United States, with jackpots starting at $12 million and other prizes ranging from $2 to $250,000.” The popular game is available for play in 45 states across the United States and now online from everywhere, even if you are not a U.S. citizen.
Mega Millions holds the record for the highest Jackpot in United States history since the drawing in March, 2012. It was originally called the “Big Game” when it was first introduced in August of 1996. The game’s popularity took off in the coming years, increasing the number of states that chose to play and adding an extra day for the drawing. In 2002, the lotto game received the current name of “Mega Millions”.
To experience the sport, each player may pick six figures from two separate pools of figures five different figures from 1 to 56 and something number from 1 to 46, or pick the “quick pick” option that enables the pc to select your figures for you personally. To win the jackpot you have to match all six winning figures in one drawing.
Mega Millions makeover in 2013
In October, 2013, Mega Millions will be receiving a makeover that will re-format the way that the game is played and won. The cost of the game will not change, but the overall odds of winning and the megaplier option will be somewhat different. When the changes go into effect, players will choose their first five numbers from a pool of 75 instead of 56 and the last number from the group of numbers in the second pool that will change from 46 balls to 15. Also, if you match five of the six numbers, you will win 1 millions dollars up from $250,000.
The updated Mega Millions game will offer a starting jackpot of $15 million, up from the current $12 million, and will grow by at least $5 million every time the jackpot rolls. Adding to the excitement, purchasing the expanded Megaplier option will allow non-jackpot prizes to be multiplied by a factor of five — up from the current maximum of four.
The odds of winning will change to 1 in 14.71 from 1 in 39.89, and the odds of winning the jackpot will change to 1 in 258,890,850 from the 1 in 175,711,536.