How to increase your chance to win Mega Millions Jackpot?

Mega Millions has 302.5 million number combinations. You have to draw a number from 302.5 Mega Millions Numbers to be the Mega Millions Jackpot Winner. If you don’t know how to play Mega Millions, here is the way –

  1. You will pick a total of 6 numbers.
  2. 5 numbers, each of which will be from 1 to 70.
  3. The 6th number will be from 1 to 25. It is called the gold Mega Ball.

This picture shows an example of 5 Mega Millions Numbers –

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There are a total of 9 Mega Millions Winners. 

  1. Only 1 Mega Millions Winner will get Mega Millions Jackpot among 302,575,350 Mega Millions numbers. The Mega Millions Jackpot is decided based on sales.
  2. Second Mega Millions Winner will get $1,000,000 selected from 12,607,306 odds.
  3. Third Mega Millions Winner will get $10,000 selected from 931,001 odds.
  4. Fourth Mega Millions Winner will get $500 chosen from 38,792 odds.
  5. Fifth Mega Millions Winner will get $200 selected from 14,547 odds.
  6. Sixth Mega Millions Winner will get $10 chosen from 606 odds.
  7. Seventh Mega Millions Winner will get $10 selected from 693 odds.
  8. Eighth Mega Millions Winner will get $4 selected from 89 odds.
  9. Ninth Mega Millions Winner will get $2 selected from 37 odds.

What If You Win The Mega Millions Jackpot?

Mega Millions Jackpot can be withdrawn in two ways. One is Annuity and another is One Time.

The Annuity Option: In this option, there will be one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments each of which will be 5% bigger than the previous one. This will help protect the winner to maintain a healthy lifestyle and purchasing capability with the increasing rate of inflation. 

The One Time Option: In the one-time option you will be paid a lump sum of the whole Mega Millions Jackpot prize pool. 

When Are Mega Millions Drawing Held?

Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 pm ET.

Mega Millions Ticket Cost

Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each. Most of the states offer the non jackpot prizes to be 2x, 3x, 4x, or 5x by adding an extra $1 to each ticket. This is called the Mega Millions Megaplier.

How To Choose Mega Millions Winning Numbers?

There are no perfect patterns that are going to help you win the Mega Millions Jackpot. Mathematicians tried to find patterns within numbers and they have given various advice to choose Mega Million Numbers but the truth is that there is no such pattern that will make you a Mega Millions Jackpot winner. It is purely based on your luck. If your luck permits you will win. 

Although there is a video where Mathematicians suggest choosing numbers in certain ways. You can watch it. 

As you have watched the video try it out on the Mega Millions Past Winning Numbers.

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You can watch previous drawings here.

Mega Millions Winners

Now we will take a look at some of the winners who established history and you will get some expert advice from them.

 Like in this video Julie Leach has shared some tips to Powerball Winner who won $310.5 million. 

Richard Wahl was another winner who won $533 billion. 

In this video you can see the $1.2 billion Mega Millions Jackpot winner story.

Take a look at the Mega Millions Winners Gallery. Here you can check out the past winners and their life story. 

How to increase your chance to win the Jackpot?

Mega mIllions Jackpot often reach into the hundreds of millions of dollars and even a billion dollars. Here are some few tips from experts who have won Jackpot multiple times.

Buy as many as you can: The chance of getting Mega Millions Jackpot is 1 in 302.5 million. If you buy 2 tickets your chance of being a Mega Millions Winner increases to 1 in 151.25 million. So expert advice is to buy as much as you can. But if you are not comfortable buying a lot of Mega Millions Tickets follow the second option.
Join a lottery pool: A lottery pool is a group of people who buy a large volume of tickets by combining their money. You can join a pool. This will obviously increase the chance of winning a big Mega Millions Jackpot.

Where to play?

You can play Mega Millions in 45 states from Arizona all the way to Wyoming with the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. You can visit the state websites where you can play Mega Millions by selecting it from the list of states.

How to check your Mega Millions Numbers?

If you bought Mega MIllions numbers check it out here to know whether you have Winning Numbers. 

Where to watch Mega Millions Drawing?

Watch Mega Millions Live on TV Channels

Once you order a Mega Millions Ticket, what next ? Catch up Mega Millions drawing live on various tv channels like ABC, CBC and NBC. If you prefer to watch it in person, visit Mega Millions WSB-TV studio in Atlanta, Georgia. Here you can catch live drawings supervised by the Georgia Lottery.

Watch it on Youtube

If you prefer to watch it on Youtube they have their official MegaMillions youtube channel. Here the results are published after it is broadcast on TV channels. You can also watch previous Mega Millions Drawings. 

Watch it on Internet

If you prefer to watch it on their official Mega Millions website you can do that as well. They streamed live drawings on every Tuesday and Friday at 11 PM ET.

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