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Win $142 MILLION This Tuesday!

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Estimated for drawing Dec 23, 2014
Estimated Cash Value: $89,700,000

MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

  • 2
    Days
  • 05
    Hours
  • 27
    Minutes

Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

MEGA Millions

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$656 Million is a Record High for MEGA Millions.

The MEGA Millions jackpot hit its record high in 2012.

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Mega Millions

HOW TO PLAY


Step 1: Find

Find a MEGA Millions retailer close to home, work or your favorite coffee shop. With more than 20,000 California Lottery retail locations, a place to play is never too far away.

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Step 2: Pick

Pick five lucky numbers from 1 to 75 and one MEGA number from 1 to 15 on a MEGA Millions playslip.

Or, play randomly generated numbers with Quick Pick®.

One playslip can hold up to five plays using your lucky numbers and you may play as many playslips as you like.

To play the same numbers for consecutive draws, just mark Advance Play®.

Quick Pick

Use Quick Pick for a fast play. You can select Quick Pick for your first five numbers, the one MEGA number or all six numbers and the computer will randomly generate numbers for you.

With Quick Pick you can purchase up to ten plays on a single playslip.

Advance Play

Advance Play allows you to play multiple draws with one purchase.

You can play 2 to 8, 16, or 20 consecutive draws on one playslip by marking the Advance Play box.

Note: Make sure to mark your numbers with either blue or black ink. And if you make a mistake, don't erase. Just mark the VOID box.


Step 3: Buy

Give your playslip to the store clerk along with $1 for each play to receive a MEGA Millions ticket, which is your receipt.

Your ticket displays your numbers for each play, the draw date and the dollar amount paid.

Please check the accuracy of your numbers carefully and sign the back of your ticket. MEGA Millions tickets can't be cancelled - all sales are final.

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Step 4: Imagine

Millions of dollars are won every year by Californians just like you. And a ticket, plus a little luck, is all you need to go from Lottery player to Lottery winner. So start making your millionaire wish list and imagine what a buck could do. Today might just be your lucky day.

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Step 5: Check

To see if you’ve won, find winning numbers here on the website, and watch a recording of the draw. Or, scan the barcode on your ticket at a Lottery retailer.

MEGA Millions draws occur every Tuesday and Friday right after draw entry closes at 7:45p.m. PT.

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MEGA Millions Odds

Win a prize by just matching the MEGA number or hit it big by matching all 5 numbers plus the MEGA number. With two draws every week and multiple ways to win, MEGA Millions is anyone’s game.

MatchOdds 1 in
All 5 of 5 and Mega 258,890,850
All 5 of 5 18,492,204
Any 4 of 5 and Mega 739,688
Any 4 of 5 52,835
Any 3 of 5 and Mega  10,720
Any 3 of 5 766
Any 2 of 5 and Mega 473
Any 1 of 5 and Mega 56
none of 5, only Mega        21
Overall 14.71
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