## How do you play Mega Millions step by step?

Mega Millions® tickets cost \$2.00 per play. Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers – five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) – or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.

## How much do you win with 2 numbers on Mega Millions?

Prizes
Prize TierOdds of WinningPrize Amount
Match 2 + Mega Ball1 in 693\$10
Match 1 + Mega Ball1 in 89\$4
Match 0 + Mega Ball1 in 37\$2
Overall odds of winning a Mega Millions prize are 1 in 24

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

six numbers
To win the jackpot, all six numbers on your ticket must match the winning numbers. There are a total of nine ways to win a prize in Mega Millions.

## How much do you win if you get 1 number on Mega Millions?

1 number plus the Mega Ball – \$4

If you choose one correct number plus the Mega Ball you’ll bring home \$4. The odds more than double to a 1 in 89 chance.

## What if you get the Mega Ball only?

What happens if you match the Mega Ball only? If you match only the Mega Ball (and don’t match any of the 5 regular numbers), you win a \$2 prize and break even on the \$2 cost of your Mega Millions ticket.

## What happens if you get 3 numbers on Mega Millions?

3 numbers plus the Mega Ball: \$200 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option). 3 numbers without the Mega Ball: \$10 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option). 2 numbers plus the Mega Ball: \$10 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option).

## What time do they draw Mega Millions?

11:00 p.m.
Mega Millions drawings are held at 11:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays and the jackpot is up to \$432 million. Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, Powerball winning numbers are announced at 11 p.m. and the jackpot is up to \$472 million. Saturday’s winning numbers were: 5, 36, 39, 45, 57 and Powerball 11.

## Does one number win anything in Powerball?

If your Powerball matches the one that is drawn you will get your \$2 ticket purchase back and a couple bucks more, for a total of \$4. The odds of your ticket matching only the Powerball is 1 in 38.