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Lottery STATISTICS MegaMillions lottery

MegaMillions statistics

Winning and odds in MegaMillions lotto

A player wins a prize according to the following chart:

MatchesPrizeApproximate
probability
of winning
Normal balls
(pool of 56)
Mega ball
(pool of 46)
5 1 Jackpot 1 in 175,711,536
5 0 $250,000 1 in 3,904,701
4 1 $10,000 1 in 689,065
4 0 $150 1 in 15,313
3 1 $150 1 in 13,781
3 0 $7 1 in 306
2 1 $10 1 in 844
1 1 $3 1 in 141
0 1 $2 1 in 75

Overall odds: 1 in 39.89.

In California, all prize levels are paid on a parimutuel basis, rather than the fixed lower-tier amounts for winners in other Mega Millions jurisdictions.

Currently, Mega Millions (1:~176 million) has better jackpot odds than Powerball (1:~195 million.)

Record jackpots

Cash ValueAdvertised JackpotDrawing DateWinnersDescription
$233.1M $390M March 6, 2007 Two tickets (GANJ) World's largest jackpot
$180M $363M May 9, 2000 Two tickets (ILMI) Largest The Big Game jackpot
$214M $333M August 28, 2009 Two tickets (CANY) NY winner elected annuity (the cash/annuity choice made when playing per NY Lottery rules)
$194.5M $330M August 31, 2007 Four tickets
$175M $315M November 15, 2005 Anaheim, CA Largest MM jackpot won on 1 ticket (7 claimants)

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