How many numbers do you need to get correct to win the lottery?
Usually you must match at least three numbers to get a small prize. Matching four numbers gets a bigger prize, Matching five is even bigger. But if you match ALL SIX of the numbers you might win millions.
How does the MS lottery work?
Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball. Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers. Choose whether to add Power Play, offering the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes. … Powerball costs $2 per play.
Is there a payout for 2 numbers in 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.
Do you win money if you have 3 numbers in Powerball?
Match 3 white numbers + Powerball — $100. Match 3 white numbers only — $7. Match 2 white numbers + Powerball — $7. Match 1 white number + Powerball — $4.
Do you win money if you have 2 numbers in Powerball?
2 numbers plus the Powerball – $7
If your ticket matches two numbers and the Powerball you’ll get $7 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 701.
What lottery ticket wins the most?
Here’s a look at the 10 largest jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:
- $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. …
- $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. …
- $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. …
- $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)
- $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug.
Can Mississippi lottery winners remain anonymous?
Is it possible to win the Lottery and remain anonymous? – In accordance with the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law, the Mississippi Lottery will not disclose the identity of the person holding a winning lottery ticket without that person’s written permission.
What does TBD mean in lottery?
2nd Chance promotional prize drawing dates will be published at the discretion of the Lottery. Currently, the entry deadline dates and drawing dates are TBD (To Be Determined).
What happens if you get the Mega Ball number only?
What happens if you match the Mega Ball only? If you match only the Mega Ball (and don’t match any of the 5 regular numbers), you win a $2 prize and break even on the $2 cost of your Mega Millions ticket.
How many numbers do you have to match to win anything in Mega Millions?
Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers – 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. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.
Do you win anything with 4 numbers on Mega Millions?
4 numbers – $500
A ticket that matches four numbers but not Mega Ball is tantalizing close to winning serious money, but only gets you $500. It’s a 1 in 38,792 shot to get even that lucky, though.
How many numbers do you need to win anything in Powerball?
To win Division 1, you need all 7 matching numbers to win in Powerball plus the Powerball number. You must match at least 2 numbers plus the Powerball number to win the lowest Powerball Division prize, Division 9.
What are the 9 Ways to Win Powerball?
To win, match one of the 9 Ways to Win:
- 5 white balls + 1 red Powerball = Grand prize.
- 5 white balls = $1 million.
- 4 white balls = 1 red Powerball = $50,000.
- 4 white balls = $100.
- 3 white balls + 1 red Powerball = $100.
- 3 white balls = $7.
- 2 white balls + 1 red Powerball = $7.
- 1 white ball + 1 red Powerball = $4.
How do you win money on the Powerball?
Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball. Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers. The Powerball jackpot grows until it is won. Players win a prize by matching one of the 9 Ways to Win.