How to play Mega Millions

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(Mega Millions is one of the biggest lotteries in the world.)

The cost per ticket to participate in Mega Millions is two dollars.

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Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers.

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five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) - or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick.

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You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.

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Until further notice, the starting jackpot will vary based on sales and will be announced before each drawing.

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There are nine ways to win prizes at Mega Millions, ranging from jackpots to $2

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Founded in 1996, Mega Millions is played in 47 US states and jurisdictions, with most players online from overseas.

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Draws are held in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday and Friday nights.

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This information is for educational purposes only.

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