Initially called, The Big Game when it debuted in 2002, then The Big Game Mega Millions, and now simply The Mega Millions, this US lottery is offered in 44 of the 50 US states and includes the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Game boasts a minimum jackpot of $15 million and has reached more than half a billion dollars in jackpots on more than one occasion. Its prize pool increases with every draw that sees no jackpot winner.
Jackpot winners of this lottery game have the option to claim their winnings in a lump sum or in installments. While the lump sum is more typically chosen than installments, it will significantly reduce the overall amount awarded as a result of state and federal taxes. Annuity payments are made over the span of 29 years and increase in 5% increments each year.
The game can be played alone or with a group or organization of players. We have a complete how to play guide, how to buy tickets resources and FAQ section as well to answer all your Mega Millions-related questions.
Read on to learn more about his exciting game and how you can buy tickets for a chance to become an instant millionaire.