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.
1 in 302,575,350 to be exact, but that’s only for the minimum grand prize of $40 million. The math we showed you in the previous section shows us that there are over 300 million possible draws, and that's what the chances of winning are if you only play one set of numbers.
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 winning ticket, sold at 7-Eleven, 2760 Trenton Road, Levittown, Bucks County, matched all five white balls drawn, 6-9-17-18-48, and the yellow Mega Ball 8. The chances of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are approximately 1 in 302 million. Mega Millions is played in 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Odds of Winning Prizes for Mega Millions Lottery. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 302,575,350. The odds of winning the second prize (match five) $1 million is 1 in 12,607,306. The odds of winning the third-tier prize of $10,000 (match four + Megaball) is 1 in 931,001. More Related News
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.