Mega Millions Help and FAQs

Betting on the Mega Millions is much the same as participating in the lottery itself, however rather than buying a physical ticket, you are betting on the outcome of the draw. Below is a list of FAQs related to the draw - if you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

How to bet on Mega Millions

Placing a bet on the Mega Millions is easy, just select 5 numbers between 1-70 and 1 Mega Ball from 1-25.

Where and when does the Mega Millions draw take place?

The draws take place in Atlanta, Georgia at 23.00 EST (05.00 GMT) on Tuesday and Friday evenings. See the latest results here.

How do I win?

There are 9 prize tiers with awards paid for matching anything from the Mega Ball or more. All the prize amounts are set except for the jackpot as this is determined by ticket sales. If there are multiple winners for any given prize tier the amount is split between the players. The jackpot starts at $40 million and continues to roll over until it is claimed. There is no jackpot cap!
Match Odds of Winning Prize *
5 + 1 1:302,575,350 Jackpot
5 1:12,607,306 $1,000,000
4 + 1 1:931,001 $10,000
4 1:38,792 $500
3 + 1 1:14,547 $200
3 1:606 $10
2 + 1 1:693 $10
1 + 1 1:89 $4
0 + 1 1:37 $2
* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official Mega Millions lottery prize breakdown. Jackpot.com prize amounts are calculated in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

What happens if I win?

We will notify you via email and the prize money will be transferred to your account as soon as possible.

Can I subscribe to Mega Millions?

Yes! Once you have selected your lucky numbers, you can select the ‘Subscribe’ option and we’ll enter your bet automatically. We want to make betting on the Mega Millions as effortless and easy for you.

What’s the biggest jackpot in Mega Millions history?

On March 30th, 2012, the Mega Millions jackpot reached a huge $656 million.

Mega Millions
104Million
22
:
51
:
31