Mega Millions

Next Draw

Est. Jackpot
$191 Million
Cash value:
$139.8 Million
  • 2 days
  • 17 hours
  • 51 mins

Latest Numbers

Date Result Prize
  • 1
  • 9
  • 17
  • 27
  • 34
  • 24 MB
  • Megaplier: x2
Est. Jackpot
$179 Million
  • 19
  • 26
  • 31
  • 52
  • 68
  • 10 MB
  • Megaplier: x3
Est. Jackpot
$166 Million
  • 2
  • 35
  • 36
  • 54
  • 64
  • 11 MB
  • Megaplier: x3
Est. Jackpot
$153 Million
  • 13
  • 17
  • 19
  • 40
  • 69
  • 17 MB
  • Megaplier: x3
Est. Jackpot
$140 Million
  • 10
  • 26
  • 30
  • 52
  • 57
  • 10 MB
  • Megaplier: x2
Est. Jackpot
$128 Million
  • 24
  • 25
  • 47
  • 52
  • 57
  • 24 MB
  • Megaplier: x4
Est. Jackpot
$117 Million
  • 3
  • 10
  • 17
  • 26
  • 55
  • 24 MB
  • Megaplier: x2
Est. Jackpot
$104 Million
  • 6
  • 37
  • 39
  • 41
  • 46
  • 17 MB
  • Megaplier: x2
Est. Jackpot
$94 Million
  • 18
  • 47
  • 63
  • 68
  • 69
  • 14 MB
  • Megaplier: x3
Est. Jackpot
$82 Million
  • 8
  • 31
  • 32
  • 34
  • 45
  • 19 MB
  • Megaplier: x2
Est. Jackpot
$72 Million

Due Numbers


Five due numbers

  • 5
  • 12
  • 15
  • 16
  • 21

One due Mega Ball number

  • 1

Not Due Numbers


Five not due numbers

  • 17
  • 26
  • 52
  • 68
  • 69

One not due Mega Ball number

  • 24

Quick Picks

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Jackpot History

Aug 20 Sep 20 Oct 20 Nov 20 Dec 20 Jan 21 Feb 21 Mar 21 Apr 21 May 21 Jun 21 Jul 21 Aug 21
1.05 B 840 M 630 M 420 M 210 M
Avg. jackpot$171 Million
Biggest jackpot$1.05 Billion
No. of draws105
Jackpot wins5
Current est. jackpot$191 Million

Prizes and Odds

Match Prize Odds
5 + Mega Ball Jackpot 1 in 302,575,350
5 $1,000,000 1 in 12,607,306
4 + Mega Ball $10,000 1 in 931,001
4 $500 1 in 38,792
3 + Mega Ball $200 1 in 14,547
3 $10 1 in 606
2 + Mega Ball $10 1 in 693
1 + Mega Ball $4 1 in 89
0 + Mega Ball $2 1 in 37
Overall chances of winning any prize in Mega Millions are 1 in 24.

Megaplier Prizes

Match Base Prize x2 x3 x4 x5
5 + Mega Ball Jackpot N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000
4 + Mega Ball $10,000 $20,000 $30,000 $40,000 $50,000
4 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500
3 + Mega Ball $200 $400 $600 $800 $1,000
3 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50
2 + Mega Ball $10 $20 $30 $40 $50
1 + Mega Ball $4 $8 $12 $16 $20
0 + Mega Ball $2 $4 $6 $8 $10

Megaplier Odds

Megaplier Odds
x2 1 in 3
x3 1 in 2.5
x4 1 in 5
x5 1 in 15

Game Schedule

  Tuesday Friday
Draw time 11:00 p.m. ET 11:00 p.m. ET
Sales close Varies by state Varies by state

Things to Know

  1. Mega Millions is played in 45 states in the U.S. as well as the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  2. It was introduced in 1996 as the Big Game and then relaunched in 2002 as The Big Game Mega Millions temporarily, before being renamed Mega Millions.
  3. California doesn’t offer the Megaplier.
  4. New York and California have had the most winners for Mega Millions.
  5. The Just the Jackpot feature offers players two chances at winning the jackpot only. This option is available in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Wyoming. The two plays cost $3. In some states, Just the Jackpot plays are only available as Quick Picks.

Advanced Draws

Mega Millions players have the option of purchasing tickets for draws in advance. However, the maximum number of draws varies by jurisdiction. Here’s a complete list of the participating jurisdictions and their corresponding limits on advance draw purchases for Mega Millions.

State Advanced Draws
Arizona up to 10
Arkansas up to 20
California up to 10
Colorado up to 26
Connecticut up to 26
Delaware up to 10
District of Columbia up to 20
Florida up to 26
Georgia up to 26
Idaho up to 10
Illinois up to 25
Indiana up to 10
Iowa up to 10
Kansas up to 15
Kentucky up to 26
Louisiana up to 20
Maine up to 20
Maryland up to 15
Massachusetts up to 15
Michigan up to 30
Minnesota up to 14
Mississippi up to 26
Missouri up to 15
Montana up to 24
Nebraska up to 24
New Hampshire up to 20
New Jersey up to 8
New Mexico up to 20
New York up to 26
North Carolina up to 26
North Dakota up to 9
Ohio up to 10
Oklahoma up to 10
Oregon up to 20
Pennsylvania up to 26
Rhode Island up to 26
South Carolina up to 20
South Dakota up to 9
Tennessee up to 10
Texas up to 10
U.S. Virgin Islands N/A
Vermont up to 20
Virginia up to 26
Washington up to 10
West Virginia up to 24
Wisconsin up to 8
Wyoming up to 20

History

Mega Millions is a massive U.S. lottery with jackpots that are frequently in the range of hundreds of millions of dollars. Read on for a brief history of this ever-popular game.

1996
The Big Game was launched in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Virginia.
One draw was held every Friday.
Game Matrix: 5/50 + 1/25.
The first draw took place in September 1996.
1998
Tuesday was added as a new draw day in February.
1999
New Jersey started selling tickets.
New game matrix: 5/50 + 1/36.
The cash payout option was introduced.
2002
The Big Game was temporarily renamed The Big Game Mega Millions before it was changed to Mega Millions.
The first draw took place on May 17.
Ohio, New York, and Washington started selling tickets.
New game matrix: 5/52 + 1/52.
2003
Texas started selling tickets.
A new multiplier called the Megaplier was launched only in Texas.
2005
California started selling tickets.
New game matrix: 5/56 + 1/46.
2010
By the end of January, 23 more states started selling tickets.
Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, Arizona, Maine, Colorado, South Dakota, and the U.S. Virgin Islands joined Mega Millions.
2011
Louisiana started selling tickets.
Megaplier became available in all the participating jurisdictions except California.
2013
Florida started selling tickets.
New game format: 5/75 + 1/15.
2014
Wyoming started selling tickets.
2017
New game format: 5/70 + 1/25.
The starting jackpot was set at $40 million.
Just the Jackpot feature was added in certain jurisdictions.
2020
Mississippi started selling tickets.
The starting jackpot guaranteed value was removed, and it is now dependent on the ticket sales and interest rates.
The $5 million minimum jackpot increase on rollovers was removed.

FAQs

Pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and a Mega Ball number from 1 to 25, or select Quick Pick. Add the Megaplier option for a chance to multiply any non-jackpot winnings.

The Quick Pick play generates random numbers to use in the draw so that you don’t have to come up with your own.

It’s the sixth number on your ticket, ranging between 1 and 25. Matching it wins you at least $2.

A Megaplier number from 2 to 5 is drawn on the night of every Mega Millions draw. Players who select the Megaplier option have their non-jackpot prizes multiplied by that number. All the states offer the Megaplier option except for California. The Megaplier costs an additional $1.

Just the Jackpot is a feature that gives players two sets of numbers that are only valid for the jackpot. It's offered in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Wyoming. When playing Just the Jackpot, non-jackpot prizes are not available. Just the Jackpot costs $3. In some states, the numbers are Quick Pick only.

If you win a Mega Millions jackpot, you can choose to have it paid out across 29 years as an annuity or all at once.

The cash lump sum is the money available for the jackpot that is generated from the sale of Mega Millions tickets. The annuity option accounts for this amount as well as the extra cash generated by the investment made in government bonds over 29 years.

Mega Millions draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 p.m. ET, 8:00 p.m. PT, 10:00 p.m. CT, and 9:00 p.m. MT.

Draws are held in Atlanta, Georgia, at WSB-TV.

No. Mega Millions is sold by individual state lotteries, so you must redeem your winning ticket in the state in which it was purchased.

Mega Millions is played in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Check the Lottery USA homepage or our Mega Millions page. You can also use our Mega Millions number checker.