Mega Millions offers you a 1 in 258 million chance to win the jackpot! Not saying it’s easy, but consider for a moment that Powerball’s odds are 1 in 292 million and some of its rivals have winning odds in excess of 1 in 622 million, and you’ll have to agree that winning Mega Millions is within your range of possibilities. The lottery jackpot is hitting some major highs this week!
Compared to the Powerball, the second prizes in the Mega Millions are huge! Select the Megaplier and your second prize in the Mega Millions will amount to a staggering $5 million!
If you sit by idly though, nothing will ever happen! Wait too long and the whole world will buy tickets, decreasing the chance that you win the jackpot.
Mega Millions Held World Jackpot Record for Ages!
It wasn’t until recent, that the Mega Millions held the world record for biggest-ever jackpot: a staggering $656 million! Mega Millions set this personal best way back in 2012 and the American lottery stayed in its #1 spot on the list of all-time biggest lottery jackpots until January 2016, when US Powerball finally surpassed its rival with its now famous $1.58 billion jackpot.