US How To Win Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots?

18:05  09 august  2017
18:05  09 august  2017 Source:   International Business Times

Two winning $1M Mega Millions tickets bought in NYC and L.I.

  Two winning $1M Mega Millions tickets bought in NYC and L.I. Two new millionaires-to-be struck gold with winning lottery tickets bought at convenience stores, lottery officials announced Wednesday. The lucky winners — who have not been identified — bought the $1 million winning Mega Millions ducats at a 7-Eleven on Stewart Ave. in Hicksville in Nassau County and at a Sweet 14 Candy & Grocery on 14th St. in Manhattan“I've been checking my ticket all day today, it wasn't me. If it was me I wouldn't be here," said Hami Ahmed, 22, who works at the store by Stuyvesant Town.

How much did I win ? There are nine ways to win in Mega Millions , and prizes range from all the way to the jackpot . LotteryHUB is the official mobile app of Powerball and Mega Millions and can be downloaded FREE from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

How to Play. Mega Millions tickets cost .00 per play. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing. The jackpots start at million and grow by a minimum of million per draw each time the jackpot rolls.

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The Powerball jackpot just hit $261 million — here's the best time to buy a ticket, according to math

  The Powerball jackpot just hit $261 million — here's the best time to buy a ticket, according to math The Powerball lottery jackpot for August 2 has hit $261 million and the winner will be announced just before 11 p.m. EST. Former Business Insider writer Walter Hickey did the math to figure out the best time to buy a ticket. Factors to consider include odds of winning and odds of splitting the pot.

Home of Mega Millions and Powerball , the USA's biggest multi-state lottery games. Except for the jackpot , all of the prizes listed above are fixed prize amounts, regardless of the size of the jackpot . How to Claim Your Prize.

Jackpots in the hundreds of millions of dollars range are not uncommon for Mega Millions . Powerball , with its .5 Billion jackpot has now beaten Mega Millions for the Frequently Asked Questions About Mega Millions . Q 114: How do I use a lotto wheel to win Mega Millions ?

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Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots both for the first time crossed more than $300 million in winning prize money. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot, which is an estimated $350 million, will be drawn again as no winning tickets were sold for Tuesday night.

The next Mega Millions drawing will take place Friday at 11 p.m. EDT. Meanwhile, the Powerball drawing for an estimated $307 million will take place Wednesday night.

This is the first time both the U.S. lotteries have offered such a large prize money which can be claimed annually for 29 years. The estimated cash prize given to Mega Millions' winner will be $218.3 million while the Powerball winner will get $193.2 million.

Powerball and Mega Millions: What are the odds of winning?

  Powerball and Mega Millions: What are the odds of winning? You're much more likely to get hit by lightning or get a hole-in-one than to take home a lottery jackpotJust don't quit your day job quite yet. The odds of winning both jackpots are one in 75 quadrillion -- that's 15 zeros -- according to data scientists at Allstate. You have a better chance of winning just one of the jackpots: a mere one in 290 million for Powerball and one in 258 million for Mega Millions.

How to Play. Mega Millions ® tickets cost .00 per play. Just before the Mega Millions drawing, the Megaplier is selected for that draw and any non- jackpot prizes won in Mega Millions are multiplied by the Megaplier selected.

How many times has a winning Powerball jackpot ticket been sold in Louisiana? If I play the Lottery with a group of people, how do we When someone in the other Powerball or Mega Millions states wins the jackpot , does all the money from tickets purchased in Louisiana go to the winning state?

According to reports, the odds of winning Mega Millions are one 258.9 million while the odds of winning Powerball are one in 292.2 million.

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Tuesday's Mega Millions of numbers were 11, 17, 50, 52 and 74 for the white balls with 14 as the Mega Ball.

The largest Powerball jackpot ever was $1.6 billion that was split three ways in January 2016. The single largest Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million in 2012.

How to play and check Mega Millions:

Each ticket for Mega Millions cost $1 and players must "pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers - five different numbers from 1 to 75 and one number from 1 to 15 - or select Easy Pick," the lottery's website states, adding that if your numbers match all six winning numbers in a drawing —you hit the jackpot. The jackpot starts at $15 million and increases by a minimum of $5 million per draw.

Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $393M jackpot

  Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $393M jackpot If there's no winner Friday, the next drawing will be Tuesday -- and will likely top $400 million .There was no winner for Tuesday's Powerball drawing, meaning Saturday's drawing will top $350 million. There is a one-time cash option for Mega Millions of $246 million. Tickets are $1. As for Powerball, there's a one-time cash payout option of $224 million and tickets are $2. Even with more options for giant payouts, the odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 258.9 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.

Home of Mega Millions and Powerball , the USA's biggest multi-state lottery games. Prior to August 31, 2005, the second prize amount was 0,000. How to Claim Your Prize. Euro Millions Friday Jackpot Million Click Here to Play!

All Games. Powerball . Mega Millions . Overall odds of winning a Mega Millions prize are 1 in 14.7. * Megaplier does not apply to the jackpot . Once a ticket has been purchased, IT cannot be cancelled.

In case you win the jackpot, you can choose the annuity payment where you are paid one installment immediately, followed by 29 annual payments. According to Mega Millions, each payment value is 5 percent higher than the previous one. The tickets are sold in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C. and the Virgin Islands. Each state determines its cut-off time to purchase tickets.

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How to play and check Powerball:

Powerball tickets are sold for $2 and can be purchased in 44 states including the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Washington D.C. Players need to pick five lucky numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26 on a Powerball play slip. The sale of tickets ends at least an hour before the official draw which takes place Wednesday and Sunday night. Here's a quick guide as to how you can win.

Several local TV networks show the Powerball drawing live. Here's a list of the states and TV network.

Powerball jackpot climbs over half-billion dollar mark .
Hits estimated $510M; winning numbers for the $432.5 million jackpot drawn Wednesday were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64, and Powerball number 4The winning Powerball numbers for the $432.5 million jackpot drawn Wednesday were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64 and the Powerball number 4.

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