Megamillions is a one dollar lottery game in the United States. Its main competitor is Powerball.
Megamillion jackpot starts at 12 million dollars and accumulates when there is no jackpot winner. It can be paid in lump sum after computing the present value of all the installment amounts. It is available in 12 states California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
If someone wants to win megamillion, the first thing to do is to learn how to play it. To play the game, the gamer has to choose five numbers from 1 to 56 and one additional number form 1 to 46. The last number that is chosen is the mega ball and is golden in color while the other five numbers comes in white. Since the ball is drawn from two different machines, the mega ball number can be the same as the one number from the white balls. Sometimes, a “quick pick” is done to minimize the task of picking numbers. The process is much the same since the numbers are also randomly selected.
The next thing to do after learning is to buy a ticket and participate in the draw. The megamillions winning lottery numbers are drawn every Tuesday and Friday around 11:00PM Eastern Time. Tickets can be purchased until 10:45 Eastern Time from authorized retailers. The odds or winning the prize in the game is 1 in 40 and the odds of winning will be one in 176 million based on the overall 12 states population.