Tri-State Megabucks Plus Lottery General Information
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
order in which the numbers are drawn doesn't matter, the winning numbers are reported in their natural order from smallest to
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.
|5-of-5 + MB||$1,000,000 +||1 in 4,496,388|
|5-of-5||$30,000||1 in 899,278|
|4-of-5 + MB||$1,300||1 in 4,996|
|4-of-5||$150||1 in 435|
|3-of-5 + MB||$25||1 in 714|
|3-of-5||$7||1 in 143|
|2-of-5 + MB||$5||1 in 63|
|2-of-5||$2||1 in 13|
|1-of-5 + MB||$2||1 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.