NY Lottery Mega Millions payout
Updated: Saturday, October 4th, 2014 12:05 AM
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New York(NY) MEGA Millions Prizes and Odds
New York MEGA Millions News and Payout for Friday, October 3rd, 2014
Although there was no grand prize winner Friday evening, Mega Millions had some huge winners. There were a total of 26 3rd prize winners. These included 26 tickets that matched four white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and won , 000.Additional winners Friday evening included 364 tickets that matched 4 white ball numbers and won 0. There were 2022 tickets that matched 3 white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and also won 0.
There were 215, 152 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of New York. 6 tickets sold in New York matched 4 lotto numbers and also the Mega Ball. These lucky ticket holders will collect $5, 000 cash each.
With nine different prize levels, there were a total of 3, 598, 664 winning tickets sold nationwide in the Friday, October 3rd, 2014 drawing.Mega Millions is a consortium associated with 44 state lotteries. It holds the record biggest jackpot in North American lottery history. To play Mega Millions, choose 5 numbers from 1 to 75 and choose 1 Mega Ball number from 1 to 15. The chances of winning is about 1 to 14. The odds of matching 6 Mega Millions numbers are 1 to 258, 890, 850. The minimum Mega Millions jackpot is 12 million dollar. The annuity option is paid in 26 equal annual installments. Winners may select one-time lump sum cash payout option instead.
About New York Mega MillionsDedicated lottery players in New York can try their hand at earning a quick buck (and more) with the New York Mega Millions lottery. This is a very popular lottery because it gives back around half of its sales to players in the form of prizes. The New York Mega Millions lottery draws take place twice weekly, on Tuesdays and Fridays. They happen at 10:59 PM Eastern Time and they are widely awaited events because of the immense amount of money involved. Launched in May 2002, this lottery has seen its popularity increasing in leaps and bounds.
Each New York Mega Millions game costs only $1. However, the least amount of the Mega Millions jackpot is a very substantial $12 million. A winner has the option of taking the money away at one go in the form of a cash pay-out option or in equal yearly payments spread over 26 years.
There is no doubt about the fact that that Mega Millions is the largest jackpot games in the United States. Millions of dedicated gamblers play this lottery and this takes the jackpots to amazingly high levels. 42 different states in the US have their own Mega Millions over and above which they are also available in the District of Columbia and the U. S. Virgin Islands. As a matter of fact, the record for the largest jackpot in the history of US lotteries, $656 million, goes to Mega Millions.
Like the other lotteries in this consortium, the New York Mega Millions also gives back around 35% of its total sales to the community. This money is used to support various charities and educational organizations in addition to a number of government services. The amount of money is immense in this case, making New York Mega Millions a very important contributor to the upkeep of the community.
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Question about NY lottery mega millions
I hit 1 of 5 with no megaball..
complete bust, yes?
just making sure i can't get my dollar back with one number
Yes one of five means nothing. Other than you losing that is.
The smallest prize is if you get Megaball and no other numbers.