The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million, according to the lottery game, while Powerball's odds are one in 292.2 million for the top prize.
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Tuesday (1/19/21) is worth an estimated $850 million. There's a 1 in 24 chance of winning a prize of some kind in the drawing.
“I asked the kids, ‘What are the odds of this happening?’” he said. The short answer is unbelievable. The odds of winning $40,000 playing Mega Millions are 1 in 931,001, and the odds of winning $3 million are about 1 in 13 million. Murphy USA #7752 in Myrtle Beach received commissions of $400 and $30,000 for selling the claimed tickets.
Mega Millions draws on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1-in-302,575,350.
According to Lottery USA, the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.6 million and the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
The odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 302 million. Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.
Mega Millions Lottery – Increase Your Odds of Winning the Jackpot A lottery is an organized system where winners are chosen by a lottery drawing or a random selection based on probabilities. In common use, the word lottery refers to drawings of number sequences or numbers, but this term is also used for other lottery applications.