Mega Millions: today it is played for a top prize of 36 million dollars

  The $36 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing takes place tonight at 11:00 pm ET.

The $36 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing takes place tonight at 11:00 pm ET.

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The fever to win the Mega Millions lottery does not end and tonight the hopes of millions of players who have the possibility of win the $36 million dollar jackpot.

After drawing on Friday, July 29, one lucky winner, an Illinois resident, won the historic jackpot of $1.28 billionthe Mega Millions has begun to collect a good amount that will be back in play.

Last Tuesday, the Mega Millions was left without a jackpot winner, as no one matched all six numbers that were drawn: 10, 14, 25, 37, 63 and 14 as Mega Ball.

That night, $20 million dollars were raffled off without an owner, so for this Friday, the new jackpot is $36 million dollars with a $21.4 million cash option.

How to play Mega Millions

To play the Mega Millions lottery you must go to an authorized dealer in your community and buy a ticket that it will cost you $2 dollars for each play.

A rally is considered complete when a participant select five numbers from a first group from 1 to 70, white balls are considered; In addition, you must add a Mega Ball, which are the golden balls, and which are chosen of a second group from 1 to 25.

To choose your six numbers you have two options, you can take your time and choose the numbers that you consider to have the best fortune or leave everything to chance and ask for an Easy Pick or Quick Pickso you are randomly assigned the six numbers.

You should know that you also have the opportunity to multiply your prize by three if you decide to buy a Megaplier, which will cost you an additional $1.

According to the official Mega Ball site, there are nine different ways to win a prizeranging from hitting all six numbers and hitting the jackpot, to just hitting the Mega Ball and winning a $2 prize.

what are my chances of winning

In the Mega Millions lottery, the chances of winning decrease as the prize amount increases.

According to its official site, the probability of winning the jackpot, in the case of this Friday’s draw, is $36 million dollars, the probability is one in 302 million.

Now what if you bet to win the prize of $1,000,000 dollarsfor which you must hit five numbers, the probability is one in 12.6 million.

For a $10,000 prize, the chance that you hit four numbers and the Mega Ball is one in 931,001.

Your best chance to win is to hit the Mega Ball for a $2 prizefor which you have a one in 37 chance.

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