# How to fill out the Mega Millions slip?

## How to fill out the Mega Millions slip?

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Fill in a Mega Millions playslip by choosing 5 different “white” ball numbers from 1 to 70, and one “yellow” Mega Ball number from 1 to 25. Or, ask for a Mega Millions “Quick Pick” and let the Lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers. The jackpot is won by matching all 6 numbers drawn.

**What do you get if you get the Mega Ball?**

2 numbers plus the Mega Ball: $10 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option). 1 number plus the Mega Ball: $4 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option). Only the Mega Ball: $2 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option).

### Is there a strategy for Mega Millions?

The only way to have any chance at winning the Mega Millions lottery is to play the game, but there is no way to guarantee a win. Certain number patterns do appear more commonly among past winning combinations, but ultimately, the only proven way to improve your own odds is to play more than one ticket per game.

**How many numbers do you need to win something in Mega Millions?**

six winning numbers

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

## Does 2 correct numbers win anything in Mega Millions?

If your ticket matches two numbers and the Mega Ball you’ll get $10 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 693.

**How much do you win if you get 2 numbers in Mega Millions?**

Mega Millions Winning Details* (Texas Winners Only)

Number Correct | Prize Amount | Total2 Prize w/Megaplier |
---|---|---|

2 of 5 w/Mega Ball | $5 | $20 |

1 of 5 w/Mega Ball | $2 | $8 |

0 of 5 w/Mega Ball | $1 | $4 |

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### What if you get the Mega Ball and one number?

1 number plus the Mega Ball – $4 If you choose one correct number plus the Mega Ball you’ll bring home $4. The odds more than double to a 1 in 89 chance.

**What if you get 2 numbers on Mega Millions?**

Just the Jackpot Players pay $3 for two lines, which would normally cost $4, but they can only win the jackpot. There is no prize for matching anything less than five main numbers and the Mega Ball.

## Is quick pick better for Mega Millions?

If you are going strictly by the numbers, more Quick Pickers than self-pickers win lottery jackpots. About 70% of lottery winners used Quick Pick to choose their numbers. But then again, about the same percentage of all lottery players — about 70% – 80% — use Quick Pick to select their numbers.

**What are the luckiest numbers for Mega Millions?**

22 was drawn 26 times and 11 was drawn 24 times. Several other of the most common Mega Millions numbers were drawn 18 times; these numbers are 13, 14, 17, 18, 24, and 25.

### How much do I win if I get 2 numbers on Mega Millions?

2 numbers plus the Mega Ball – $10 If your ticket matches two numbers and the Mega Ball you’ll get $10 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 693.

**Does $2 correct numbers win anything in Mega Millions?**