# How often is the MS lottery?

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## Is Mega Millions every week?

Members of the Mega Millions® group meet every Tuesday and Friday morning to determine the game’s estimated jackpots for the next two drawings.

## How often does the lottery get drawn?

Every day at 6:30 p.m. Every day at 1:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. Every day at 6:30 p.m. Every 4 minutes 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

## How much is the Mississippi Powerball?

The 10X multiplier is only in play when the advertised jackpot annuity is \$150 million or less. The Match 5 prize with Power Play is always \$2 million.

Powerball Odds.

Match Prize Odds
3/5 + PB \$100 1 in 14,494.11
3/5 \$7 1 in 579.76
2/5 + PB \$7 1 in 701.33
1/5 + PB \$4 1 in 91.98

## How often does Mega Millions play?

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 pm ET. Five white balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; one gold Mega Ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25. You win if the numbers on one row of your ticket match the numbers of the balls drawn on that date.

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## Are 2 numbers worth anything in Mega Millions?

Yes, if you match two Mega Millions numbers during the drawing, this means that you will walk away with some money, but you won’t win the jackpot. However, you will only win some money if you matched a yellow ball and a white ball. Matching two white balls won’t get you any winnings.

## How much is the Mega Millions jackpot worth today?

The Mega Millions is now worth \$515 million, but with a cash value of \$346.3 million. Tonight’s drawing could give some lucky winner the 18th largest win if they garner the top prize.

## How many drawings is a lottery ticket good for?

Know when drawings occur.

Powerball ticket sales cut off at least 59 minutes before each drawing, though they may occur earlier. When you buy a Powerball ticket at the store, unless you pay for multiple drawings, it is only valid for the next drawing.

## What do you get with two numbers on the lottery?

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.

## Which scratch off wins the most in Mississippi?

Top 10 MS Lottery Scratch Off Odds

Rank Game Name Overall Odds
1 \$100 Million Extravaganza 1 in 3.40
2 Winter Winnings 1 in 3.41
3 Holiday Cash 1 in 3.53
4 Mega Ca\$h 1 in 3.61

## Has anyone from Mississippi ever won the lottery?

JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) – A Nettleton man became the first winner of \$500,000 in the new “\$100 Million Extravaganza” scratch-off game from the Mississippi Lottery. He claimed his top prize at the Mississippi Lottery headquarters Tuesday, after purchasing two of the \$20 tickets Monday from Bill’s Food Mart at 5341 Hwy.

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## What states do not have the lottery?

Six states – Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada and Utah – do not have state lotteries, and therefore do not sell Powerball or Mega Millions tickets. But the other 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, do play Powerball.

## What state has the most lottery winners?

Here are the 10 states with the most Powerball winners:

• Indiana (39)
• Missouri (31)
• Minnesota (22)
• Kentucky (18)
• Pennsylvania (18)
• Louisiana (17)
• Wisconsin (17)
• Arizona (13)

## When was the last time someone won the Mega Millions?

June 7, 2019 – \$522 million (\$340.0 million cash) won by Laarni Bibal with a ticket purchased in San Diego, Calif.