You might be wondering, “What are my chances of winning the Mega Millions jackpot?” Well, if you have played Mega Lotto before, you know that the odds of winning the jackpot are one in thirty-two million to twelve billion. That’s about one in twelve billion to two. Of course, you wouldn’t be that disappointed if you missed the Mega Ball by just a single number. That’s not a big deal, since the odds of missing the Mega Ball are only one in thirty-two million to twenty-five hundred and fifty-five million.
There are two main ways to increase your chances of winning the Mega Millions jackpot. First, make sure you buy a ticket for at least two dollars. You can also buy an optional $1 Megaplier. This will increase your non-jackpot prize to $3 million. Mega Millions tickets are available in New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. If you’re in these states, be sure to purchase a Megaplier.
The odds of being born a saint are ten times better than winning the Mega Millions jackpot. Another interesting fact: if you were born a Christian, there are fifteen times more odds of becoming a saint than winning the jackpot. Finally, if you’re born a woman, chances are even better. According to CNBC, women are five hundred times more likely to become saints than men.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 303 million. The highest jackpot so far was $426 million in April 2017. It has been rolling over since April and is currently estimated at eight hundred million. The winning ticket is purchased by one Raising Cane employee. But if you don’t want to risk losing your money, you can buy as many tickets as you want to. And you never know what may happen.
A lottery winner can choose to receive the entire cash prize or a portion of it as an annuity. While it’s tempting to dream about winning the jackpot, most people opt to accept the cash prize. If you win the Mega Millions jackpot, you’ll be in the highest federal tax bracket, and state taxes will further reduce the amount of your winnings. But if you don’t take advantage of this opportunity, you may lose it to a grifter.
If you buy the lottery tickets for the Mega Millions, the odds of winning the jackpot are still one in thirty-two million. If you play Powerball, you have an even better chance of winning this lottery jackpot. You’ll be paid out in cash if you win the Mega Millions jackpot. You can also opt for a lump sum of over $331 million, depending on how you play Mega Millions.
Winning the Mega Millions jackpot requires you to correctly select five white balls plus one gold ball in a Mega Ball draw. You can win the jackpot if you’ve selected all five white balls and the Mega Ball, but your chances of winning are still very low. The chances are based on the fact that there are at least thirty-six million non-winning combinations. In other words, you have a one in three-hundred-and-fifty-thousand-and-twenty-thousand-dollar jackpots.