# What is a Megaplier number?

## What is a Megaplier number?

“Megaplier®” means Mega Millions® game feature, known as “Megaplier®“, by which a player, for an additional wager of \$1 per play, can increase the guaranteed prize amount or pari-mutuel prize amount, as applicable, excluding the Jackpot Prize by a factor of two, three, four, or five times depending upon the multiplier …

## Do you win anything with just the Megaplier number?

Does this mean you won something, even if you didn’t win the big jackpot? Unfortunately, if you only matched one white number on the Mega Millions drawing, you did NOT win any money. If the only number matched was the yellow Mega Ball number itself, then you’ll win \$2.

How do you know if you won the Megaplier number?

A seventh number is then drawn, which determines the level of the Megaplier, which can range from 2 to 5 times the prize value. If your five numbers match the five drawn from the first drum in any order, and your Mega Ball matches the number drawn from the second drum, you’ve won the jackpot.

How many Megaplier numbers are there?

To participate in the draw, all you have to do is select five main numbers from 1-70, and one Mega Ball number from 1-25. When you purchase your tickets you have the option of including the Megaplier in your lottery entry. Mark the Megaplier multiplier box and you’re on your way.

### How much do you win if you get the Megaplier?

What about the megaplier? The megaplier costs an extra \$1 but the payoff could be huge. Megaplier lets players increase non-jackpot prize winnings by two, three, four or five times. So if you win the \$1 million second-tier prize in Mega Millions, and the megaplier number drawn is 5, your prize would be \$5 million.

### What happens if you get the Mega Ball number?

Playing Mega Millions is actually fairly simple: You pick five numbers between 1 and 70, and then another number — the “mega ball” — between 1 and 25. If you match all five numbers (in any order) and the mega ball, then you win the \$1.6 billion jackpot.

How does the multiplier work in Mega Millions?

Each game costs \$2. Of the 47 Mega Millions jurisdictions, all but California offer an option, called Megaplier (plays with the Megaplier are \$3 each) where non-jackpot prizes are multiplied by 2, 3, 4, or 5.

What is Megaplier 2X?

Megaplier® Most states offer a Megaplier feature to increase non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times; it costs an additional \$1 per play. Before each Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday and Friday nights, the Megaplier is drawn. From a pool of 15 balls, five are marked with 2X, six with 3X, three with 4X and one with 5X.

## Can you win Mega Millions Without Megaplier?

Of the 47 Mega Millions jurisdictions, all but California offer an option, called Megaplier (plays with the Megaplier are \$3 each) where non-jackpot prizes are multiplied by 2, 3, 4, or 5….Mega Millions.

Region United States
Odds of winning jackpot 302,575,350 to 1 (Mega Millions)
Shown on WSB-TV
Website megamillions.com