# Often asked: When is the mega millions drawing?

## How much do you win if you get 2 numbers in Mega Millions?

It’s a 693 to 1 shot to buy a ticket containing two numbers and the Mega Ball but the payout is a measly \$10. If your ticket matched three of the five white balls, you still win just \$10. The odds of hitting three numbers, but not the Powerball are a tad better than matching two numbers plus the Mega Ball — 606 to 1.

## How many numbers do you need to win something in Mega Millions?

You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.

## What if you get the Mega Ball only?

Mega Millions Prizes If you only match the Mega Ball, you break even with a \$2 payout. Bottom line: you have a 1 in 24 shot at winning any prize. Tammy won a \$10,000 Mega Millions prize in McAllen Texas.

## How Mega Millions is paid out?

Mega Millions and other lotteries generally allow a winner to decide how they want to take possession of the jackpot – either by choosing an annuity where the jackpot is paid out over a 30-year period or by taking it in one lump sum.

## Does 1 number on Mega Millions win anything?

All Winners You win if the numbers on one row of your ticket match the numbers of the balls drawn on that date. There are nine ways to win a prize, from \$2 to the jackpot. 3 дня назад

## Does the Mega Ball win anything?

The Mega Millions jackpot is won by matching five white balls, in any order, plus the one yellow Mega Ball number. The second-level prize of \$1 million is won by matching all five white balls, known as a Match 5. You can win seven additional ways by matching fewer numbers (see Prizes & Odds chart for details).

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## Do you win anything on Powerball If you have 2 numbers?

If You Match Two Numbers, Here’s What You Win If you match a white ball and the red Powerball, then you ‘ll walk away with \$4, which is the same amount you win if you match just one red ball (so that extra white ball you matched doesn’t really count for anything.)

## Did anybody win the Mega Ball last night?

There was no winner of Friday’s drawing for the Mega Millions \$750 million jackpot. It would have been the fifth-largest jackpot ever drawn.

## How is Powerball paid out?

If you win the Powerball jackpot, you can choose to receive the jackpot in an annuity that is paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years with an annual interest rate of 5%. Your annual payments would continue to grow by 5% each year until your final payment of \$6,938,820. Of course, you’d owe taxes on your winnings.

## How is a lottery annuity paid out?

ANNUITY: The installments are paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments, according to the Mega Millions website. Pros: The biggest allure of the annuity for any winning or windfall is having a guaranteed income stream for the next 30 years, which largely ensures you never run out of money.

## Is buying lottery tickets online legal?

Can I buy Lottery tickets online or by mail? No. You can only buy tickets at Lottery retailers in California. You don’t need to be a California resident or U.S. citizen to play and win any Lottery Scratchers® or draw game, but California Lottery games can only be purchased from a Lottery retailer in California.

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