Megabucks Plus general information - how to play, payouts, odds, jackpot info, links, Megabucks Plus states map.

# Tri-State Megabucks Plus Lottery General Information

 Megabucks Plus is a Tri-State lottery game played in 3 states with a jackpot starting at \$1 million and growing until someone wins. The Megabucks Plus game consists of two sets of numbers where the player selects 5 numbers 1 through 41 from the first set and one number (called the Megaball) 1 to 6 from the second set. Megabucks Plus costs \$2 per game. On this page...

Megabucks Plus drawing schedule: Megabucks Plus drawings are held at approximately 8 p.m. EST every Wednesday and Saturday night.

Megabucks Plus drawing method: There is no information on how the winning Megabucks Plus numbers are drawn.

## How to play Megabucks Plus

Just like any multi-number game, Megabucks Plus is a very easy game to play. Two sample panels from a Megabucks Plus playslip are shown here; the actual playslip contains 5 panels.

Select 5 numbers from 1 through 41 on the upper section and one number from 1 through 6 on the lower section, which is the ottom row with 6 numbers. Alternatively, you can mark the Easy Pick (EP) to let the Lottery terminal randomly select your numbers for you. If you want to play more numbers, then fill out panels 2, 3, etc. Each one costs \$2.

If you make an error, DO NOT ERASE, instead mark the Void box for that play.

A typical winning number is reported as,
02-13-15-22-27 MB 01, or as 02-13-15-22-27**01
Since the order in which the numbers are drawn doesn't matter, the winning numbers are reported in their natural order from smallest to highest.

## How Do You Win Megabucks Plus? - Prizes and Odds

How much does Megabucks Plus pay for matching 5 or less numbers? The following is a summary winner prize payouts and the odds of winning.

MatchPrizeOdds
5-of-5 + MB\$1,000,000 +1 in 4,496,388
5-of-5\$30,0001 in 899,278
4-of-5 + MB\$1,3001 in 4,996
4-of-5\$1501 in 435
3-of-5 + MB\$251 in 714
3-of-5\$71 in 143
2-of-5 + MB\$51 in 63
2-of-5\$21 in 13
1-of-5 + MB\$21 in 15

If there are multiple top prize winners for a drawing, the top prize shall be divided equally among the top prize winners

The Jackpot can be paid in a 30-year annuity for the approximate advertised jackpot amount (30 payments over 29 years) or in a one-lump-sum cash payment. Winners have 60 days from filing claim to elect the CASH or ANNUITY option.

Claiming Megabucks Plus Prizes: Usually prizes of less than \$600 can be claimed at any retailer. However, every state has its own rules for claiming lottery prizes. Please see your state's info page on this web site or go to the Megabucks Plus page of the official site of your state by clicking on the map further below.

Also, how long you have to collect a Megabucks Plus prize depends on the state where you bought your tickets. The time period for claiming a prize ranges from 180 days to 1 year from the draw date.

## Megabucks Plus States

The map shows the states where Megabucks Plus is currently played. They are Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

You can click on a state to be directed to that state's Megabucks Plus page.

## Links to some Megabucks Plus Web Site Pages

Although we have tried to cover all the pertinent information, and although there is no official web site of the Megabucks Plus lottery game, we recommend that you also look at some pages at the Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont Lottery official web sites.

## Megabucks Plus at US-Lotteries.com

The main purpose of this web site (US-Lotteries.com) is to present a well formatted latest and past results; analysis and statistics of past winning numbers, digits, pairs, triads; search to see if your favorite numbers have ever won or have come close to winning the jackpot; mathematical tools such as combinations generators and wheels. The complete list of all Megabucks Plus pages of this web site are listed below.

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