Find out more about the Mega Millions lottery by choosing from the links below.

How to Play Mega Millions

Ticket holders are required to select five main numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from a separate pool of 1 to 25. Find out how to play the Mega Millions lottery and learn where to get tickets.

Mega Millions Prizes

Prizes are awarded for matching the Mega Ball up to the jackpot prize. Here you can discover how much you could win for matching the numbers correctly in each prize tier and you can also check the odds of winning prizes in each tier.


Find out more about the supplementary Mega Millions game that increases the value of any non-jackpot prizes won and see how you can add it to your Mega Millions ticket.

Quick Pick vs Self Pick

Not sure whether to choose your Mega Millions numbers using Quick Pick or by selecting your own numbers? Find out about the two different options here.

How to Claim a Prize

There are nine Mega Millions prize tiers. Click here to learn how to claim a prize if you've won online or bought a winning ticket at an authorized retailer.

What to do When You Win

Find out what steps to take when you win the Mega Millions jackpot, such as how to protect your winnings and should you go public or not.

Mega Millions Scams

If you want to know if you've been victim of a Mega Millions scam, read the Scams section and find out how to stay alert.

Mega Millions Rules

Learn about the Mega Millions lottery rules on age restrictions, claims procedures and expiry dates for tickets before you enter the next drawing.

Mega Millions Taxes

Do you want to know more about taxes on Mega Millions prizes? Check how much tax you would pay if you won a prize and view the tax rates for each jurisdiction.

Cash vs Annuity

Learn about the two different options for claiming a jackpot prize and find out what happens when you win a Mega Millions jackpot.

Mega Millions Changes 2017

Mega Millions introduced new changes in October 2017. Learn about the changes here, including an increase in the minimum jackpot from $15 million to $40 million and changes in the odds for second tier prizes from 1 in 18 million to 1 in 12 million.


Read the answers to all the most frequently asked Mega Millions questions, including where you can find the latest winning numbers and what numbers you need to match to win a prize.

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