How to Play Mega Millions
Jackpots* start at
$15 Million!
Match 5 of 5 and win $1 MILLION**
Match 5 of 5 with MEGAPLIER and win up to $5 MILLION**

Mega Millions drawings are conducted Tuesday and Friday, about 11 p.m.(ET) / 10 p.m.(CT)
Watch the drawing

 

How To Play At Retail

  1. Each Mega Millions play costs $1 or $2 when you add Megaplier.

  2. Choose five white balls (1 - 75) and one Mega Ball (1 - 15) using the Kentucky Lottery’s paper play slip or by creating a virtual play slip using our mobile app.  

  3. You can select Quick Pick to let the computer randomly select your numbers.  You can also the clerk for Quick Pick.

  4. Choose the number of drawings you want to play. For an additional $1 per play, add Megaplier to your Mega Millions purchase to multiply your Mega Millions winnings.

  5. Total ticket cost is the total amount wagered multiplied by the number of drawings selected.

*The jackpot prize is excluded from Megaplier and jackpot winners may elect to receive the prize in 30 graduated annual installments or in a single present value cash payment which will be less than the sum of 30 annual payments. See Mega Millions Rules for complete details.   

**In some cases, these prizes, including the jackpot prize, may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis, and could be lower than published. See Mega Millions Rules for complete details.  


Chances Of Winning

Learn more about the chances of winning Mega Millions.

Win up to $5 million** with Match 5 of 5 Megaplier prize!

  1. For an additional $1 per play, add Megaplier to your Mega Millions purchase to multiply your Mega Millions winnings.

  2. With every Mega Millions drawing, a Megaplier number from 2-5 will be drawn.

  3. If you have purchased Megaplier with your Mega Millions purchase and you win with your Mega Millions numbers, your prize amount (excluding the jackpot*) will be multiplied by the Megaplier number drawn.

  4. Win up to $5 million** with Match 5 of 5 Megaplier prize!

Learn more about chances of winning with Megaplier

*The jackpot prize is excluded from Megaplier and jackpot winners may elect to receive the prize in 30 graduated annual installments or in a single present value cash payment which will be less than the sum of 30 annual payments. See Mega Millions Rules for complete details.   

**In some cases, these prizes, including the jackpot prize, may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis, and could be lower than published. See Mega Millions Rules for complete details.

Once a ticket has been printed it cannot be cancelled.


How To Find Out If You Won

  • Scan your ticket with the “Check your ticket” feature of the Official Kentucky Lottery Mobile App.

  • Check your numbers on our web site

  • Watch the drawings

  • Have winning numbers sent to you by email, text or Twitter; sign up under your Fun Club profile

  • Call 24-hour Winning Numbers line: 502-583-2000. (A long-distance charge may apply.) 

  • Winning numbers are posted in your Kentucky Lottery retailers

  • Check your local newspaper, and broadcast on local radio and TV stations

 

Jackpot Prize
The Jackpot Prize will be paid, at the election of the player made no later than 60 days after the player becomes entitled to the prize, with either a per winner annuity* or cash payment.  The amount of the annuity and the amount of the cash payment will be determined according to the Mega Millions Rules

The Jackpot Prize will be divided equally among all winning Jackpot Prize winning plays.  All annuity prizes will be paid in thirty (30) graduated annual installments (increasing each year), with the initial payment being made in cash followed by twenty-nine (29) annual installments funded by the annuity.  If the cash value option is elected, the player will receive a single present value cash payment which will be less than the annuity amount. 

See the Mega Millions Rules for complete details regarding the Jackpot Prize and all matters relating to Mega Millions or Megaplier. 

*In some cases, the annuity option may not be available - see Mega Millions Rules for complete details.


Claiming Your Prize At Retail

You won! Congratulations. Prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing. Learn how to claim a prize.

Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after drawing date.

A play slip does not constitute evidence of a winning ticket or the numbers selected; players must present a valid ticket in order to claim a prize. 


Rules
All matters and claims relating to Kentucky Mega Millions and Megaplier including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims, are governed by Kentucky law and the official rules and regulations for Mega Millions.  The rules contain the sole and exclusive remedy for such claims. 

Read the Mega Millions Rules

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.

 

Play It Again!

PlayItAgain

Now you can play your favorite numbers AGAIN!  It's fast and easy!

  • Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite numbers!

  • No need to fill out or keep your playslip.

  • Just hand the store clerk your ticket and ask to "Play it Again!"

  • Play It Again feature will not work on tickets more than 30 days old.

  • More details available at Kentucky Lottery retailers.

Past Winners
Sold at Better Way Food Mart #4
Louisville, KY
Pick 3
Prize:$1,200