The Mega Millions is another big lotto game in the United States and offers prizes that can go over a billion, In fact, this is only one of two games in history to accomplish that feat. But there are plenty of prizes that are several hundred million as well. In fact, the Mega Millions and the Powerball are the only two lottery games that have seen individual jackpots over a billion dollars.
Because of those big prizes a lot of people choose to play both of these games. And that is one reason you might be curious about today’s Mega Millions jackpot amount. Are you ready to take a look?
Finding today’s Mega Millions amount
Just take a look around on our website. You can see the current jackpot for Mega Millions by checking our banners. At the same time, you will be able to see the jackpots of other lotteries. Choose whatever jackpot or lottery you want to play.
Check the results for Mega Millions
The Mega Millions drawing is held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 p.m. At that time, the drawing will be conducted live in the United States. Those who are able to watch US channels may be able to watch the drawing happen each of those days and see what the numbers are at the same time as those in the States. But there are other ways to find out as well.
If you don’t live in the United States you can check our website where you bought the tickets. We will be able to tell you the winning numbers relatively quickly after the drawing so you can compare your tickets. On our website, you can always see what the current jackpots are for each of the lotto games we offer. You can also check many other third party websites to find out more about the drawing and the winning numbers. The Mega Millions website is a good place to look as well.
And if you don’t need to know immediately, a lot of websites will show the winning numbers within the next day or so and you would be able to check your numbers then.
Winning a big jackpot
The winning jackpot for the Mega Millions is very similar to the Powerball because these two games were actually designed to be quite similar. If you win the absolute minimum you’ll still get a total of $20 million (before taxes of course). That’s the amount that the jackpot starts at every time. But if no one wins the jackpot increases by $2 million every time there is no winner.
If no one wins after it resets it goes up to at least $22 million for the next drawing and $24 million for the next. But the drawing rarely progresses only $2 million each drawing. In fact, it can go up several million depending on how many people play during that particular time frame. That means it could be a huge jackpot when it’s time for you to claim your winnings.
What to do
If you’re ready to take a chance at the big jackpot then all you have to do is buy a ticket. They’re easy to get and just one ticket could help you become a multi-millionaire. Or you could be one of the lucky people who win a jackpot that comes in over a billion dollars.