Mega Millions lottery FAQ

The Mega Millions is a US lottery game currently offered in 44 states. Below you can see general information on when the draws are made, how to play megamillions and all the data you need to know.

Latest Result (Dec 14, 2018)

Latest Result (Dec 14, 2018)
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Mega Millions

Mega Millions

$284 m
Country Schedule Guess Range
Country USA Schedule Wednesday 4:00 AM UTC Lottery Local Time: Tuesday 11:00 PM EST
Saturday 4:00 AM UTC Lottery Local Time: Friday 11:00 PM EST
Guess Range 5/70 + 1/25
Latest Result (Dec 14, 2018): Latest Result (Dec 14, 2018)
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How does Mega Millions work?

At LottoHoy is very easy to buy Mega Millions. Simply log in as a user or sign up to open a user account.

Playing Mega Millions is very easy, when you are in the Megamillions play page you will see a row composed of 5 columns. For each of them you must choose 5 numbers of the first table with the boxes numbered from 1 to 70, and another additional number called Mega Ball in the second box with numbers between 1 and 25.

The desired combination can be selected manually by clicking on the numbers you want, or to do it in a random way and letting the system itself choose the 5 + 1 numbers to play with the quick play feature.

You can play as many tickets as you want adding extra lines. The more bets you place, the more chances to win you have.

How often is Mega Millions played?

The Mega Millions lottery draw is held twice a week, every Tuesday and Friday at 23:00 ET time. (Wednesday and Saturday at 4:00 am CET Time)

How to win Mega Millions lottery?

There is no strategy that can guarantee you to win the mega millions lottery. However there some small tricks that you can follow in order to avoid typical mistakes:

    • Mix even and odd numbers: Just 3% of the total winning combinations have been all even or all odd.
    • Combine high and low numbers.
    • Play balanced numbers: Select your numbers and sum all them together, the result should be between 140 and 240. Approximately 70 percent of past winning combinations were balanced.
    • Avoid consecutive combinations of numbers.
    • Avoid past winning sequences.

What Mega Millions numbers are drawn the most?

One of the most used strategy, and most effective, is to check the numbers that have been selected more often, as they may have more chances to be selected again.

The most frequently selected numbers in Mega Millions lottery are 29, 4, 48, and 36. And the most frequent MegaBall chosen is 35, 9, 36, and 7. Try to include them in your next ticket.

Chances of winning Mega Millions

In the following table you can see the the probability that you have of winning a prize in each of the categories. You can combine this information with latest mega millions results.

Tier Match
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X
Prize Chance to win
Prize #1I Match
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X
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5 + 1
Prize : Jackpot Chance to win : 1 in 302,575,350
Prize #2II Match
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X
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5 + 0
Prize : $1,000,000 Chance to win : 1 in 12,607,306
Prize #3III Match
X
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X
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4 + 1
Prize : $10,000 Chance to win : 1 in 931,001
Prize #4IV Match
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X
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4 + 0
Prize : $500 Chance to win : 1 in 38,792
Prize #5V Match
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X
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3 + 1
Prize : $200 Chance to win : 1 in 14,547
Prize #6VI Match
X
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X
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3 + 0
Prize : $10 Chance to win : 1 in 606
Prize #7VII Match
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X
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2 + 1
Prize : $10 Chance to win : 1 in 693
Prize #8VIII Match
X
+
X
:
1 + 1
Prize : $4 Chance to win : 1 in 89
Prize #9IX Match
X
+
X
:
0 + 1
Prize : $2 Chance to win : 1 in 37
Overall chances of winning any prize: 1 in 24.12
Mega Millions

Mega Millions

$284 m
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