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Mega Millions Drawing Analysis

MegaMillions Results & Analysis:

Drawing date:
07-23-2024



0309142651 21

Next drawing date:
07-26-2024
Next Jackpot
$306,000,000


Draw History

03: last drawn on 06-25-2024 (8 drawings ago)
09: last drawn on 01-19-2024 (53 drawings ago)
14: last drawn on 04-12-2024 (29 drawings ago)
26: last drawn on 07-09-2024 (4 drawings ago)
51: last drawn on 04-09-2024 (30 drawings ago)
Mega Millions (21):
last drawn on 12-26-2023 (60 drawings ago)

Top 10 Most Drawn Numbers in past 25 Drawings

26
Drawn 5 times.
66
Drawn 4 times.
3
Drawn 4 times.
22
Drawn 4 times.
5
Drawn 4 times.
67
Drawn 4 times.
27
Drawn 3 times.
13
Drawn 3 times.
19
Drawn 3 times.
15
Drawn 3 times.
Numbers from the Top 10 list in the latest draw: 26, 3.

Top 10 Least Drawn Numbers in Past 25 Drawings

29
Drawn 0 times.
41
Drawn 0 times.
52
Drawn 0 times.
30
Drawn 0 times.
38
Drawn 0 times.
34
Drawn 0 times.
20
Drawn 0 times.
39
Drawn 0 times.
59
Drawn 0 times.
7
Drawn 1 times.

Numbers Drawn Frequencies in Past 100 Drawings

NumberDrawn TimesLast DrawnFav
016 times12 drawings ago
026 times19 drawings ago
0314 timesIn the last drawing
043 times7 drawings ago
059 times3 drawings ago
069 times6 drawings ago
073 times13 drawings ago
087 times7 drawings ago
094 timesIn the last drawing
1011 times2 drawings ago
118 times16 drawings ago
1210 times14 drawings ago
138 times21 drawings ago
146 timesIn the last drawing
159 times4 drawings ago
165 times9 drawings ago
179 times2 drawings ago
1810 times10 drawings ago
199 times7 drawings ago
205 times32 drawings ago
216 times5 drawings ago
2210 times11 drawings ago
237 times2 drawings ago
243 times13 drawings ago
254 times12 drawings ago
2613 timesIn the last drawing
277 times9 drawings ago
285 times8 drawings ago
299 times35 drawings ago
308 times28 drawings ago
3110 times7 drawings ago
327 times6 drawings ago
339 times8 drawings ago
344 times28 drawings ago
358 times3 drawings ago
365 times23 drawings ago
375 times15 drawings ago
386 times34 drawings ago
395 times27 drawings ago
407 times10 drawings ago
411 time44 drawings ago
4211 times3 drawings ago
437 times21 drawings ago
448 times10 drawings ago
455 times7 drawings ago
467 times18 drawings ago
475 times9 drawings ago
482 times4 drawings ago
497 times16 drawings ago
5011 times2 drawings ago
516 timesIn the last drawing
524 times31 drawings ago
537 times4 drawings ago
548 times5 drawings ago
556 times11 drawings ago
563 times18 drawings ago
578 times17 drawings ago
589 times3 drawings ago
598 times29 drawings ago
606 times5 drawings ago
6111 times25 drawings ago
626 times9 drawings ago
636 times15 drawings ago
648 times5 drawings ago
657 times12 drawings ago
6613 times3 drawings ago
678 times2 drawings ago
685 times4 drawings ago
699 times15 drawings ago
709 times18 drawings ago
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Mega Ball Drawn Frequencies in Past 100 Drawings

NumberDrawn TimesLast DrawnFav
015 times40 drawings ago
023 times12 drawings ago
036 times2 drawings ago
045 times6 drawings ago
051 time25 drawings ago
063 times21 drawings ago
078 times14 drawings ago
085 times4 drawings ago
091 time26 drawings ago
102 times49 drawings ago
118 times7 drawings ago
123 times64 drawings ago
135 times52 drawings ago
144 times19 drawings ago
152 times23 drawings ago
165 times18 drawings ago
173 times15 drawings ago
186 times22 drawings ago
192 times10 drawings ago
205 times11 drawings ago
212 timesIn the last drawing
224 times3 drawings ago
231 time16 drawings ago
247 times8 drawings ago
254 times31 drawings ago
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How to play MegaMillions

MegaMillions Lottery

History and Background

MegaMillions is one of the largest and most popular multi-state lotteries in the United States, known for its massive jackpots and bi-weekly drawings. Launched on August 31, 1996, as The Big Game, the lottery was rebranded as MegaMillions in 2002. It has since grown to include 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The game was introduced to provide players with the opportunity to win life-changing amounts of money and to generate funds for various state programs and initiatives.

Key Milestones and Changes

YearMilestone
1996 Launch of The Big Game, the precursor to MegaMillions.
2002 Rebranding to MegaMillions, expanding to include more states and offering larger jackpots.
2010 MegaMillions and Powerball agree to cross-sell tickets, significantly increasing the number of participating states.
2018 Record jackpot of $1.537 billion won, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

Game Schedule

Draw Days and Times

The MegaMillions draws are held twice a week, providing multiple chances to win. The draw times are as follows:

  • Tuesday and Friday:
  • Drawings at 11:00 PM ET.

Frequency of Draws

With two draws each week, players have several opportunities to participate and win, making the game an exciting and regular part of their routine.

How to Play

Playing MegaMillions is straightforward and enjoyable. Here’s a detailed guide on how to play:

    • Number Selection:

Players must select five numbers from a pool of 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from a pool of 1 to 25. The objective is to match the numbers drawn to win prizes.

    • Ticket Purchasing:

Tickets for MegaMillions can be purchased from any authorized lottery retailer in participating states. Each ticket costs $2. Players can add the Megaplier option for an additional $1, which can multiply non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4, or 5 times.

    • Draw Process:

MegaMillions uses a random number generator to ensure fairness in the selection of winning numbers. Drawings are conducted under strict security protocols to maintain integrity and transparency.

Winning and Prizes

Prize Structure

The prize structure for MegaMillions includes multiple tiers, offering various cash prizes based on the number of matched numbers:

MatchPrize
5 + Mega Ball Jackpot
5 $1,000,000
4 + Mega Ball $10,000
4 $500
3 + Mega Ball $200
3 $10
2 + Mega Ball $10
1 + Mega Ball $4
0 + Mega Ball $2

Jackpot Details

The starting jackpot for MegaMillions is $20 million. If no one wins the jackpot, it rolls over to the next draw, leading to potentially larger prizes. The rollover continues until someone matches all five numbers and the Mega Ball number and wins the jackpot.

Odds and Prize Structure

The odds of winning MegaMillions depend on the number of matched numbers. Here is a detailed breakdown of the odds:

Explanation of Odds Calculation

Odds are calculated based on the total number of possible combinations of numbers. For MegaMillions, the odds are determined by the number of ways players can select 5 numbers out of a pool of 70 and 1 Mega Ball number out of a pool of 25. The formula used is a combination formula (C(n, k) = n! / [k!(n - k)!]), where n is the total number of numbers, and k is the number of numbers chosen.

Comprehensive Odds Table for Game

MatchOdds
5 + Mega Ball 1 in 302,575,350
5 1 in 12,607,306
4 + Mega Ball 1 in 931,001
4 1 in 38,792
3 + Mega Ball 1 in 14,547
3 1 in 606
2 + Mega Ball 1 in 693
1 + Mega Ball 1 in 89
0 + Mega Ball 1 in 37
Overall Odds 1 in 24

Claiming Prizes

How to Claim

Winners can claim their prizes through various methods, depending on the amount won. Here are the details:

    • In-Store Claims:

Prizes of $599 or less can be claimed directly at any authorized lottery retailer in participating states. Simply present the winning ticket to receive your prize.

    • Mail-in Claims:

For prizes over $599, players can mail their winning tickets to their state's lottery office. Ensure to include a completed claim form and a copy of your identification. Mail the ticket and documents to the appropriate address, which can be found on the state's lottery website.

    • Prizes Requiring In-Person Claims:

Prizes over $5,000 must be claimed in person at the state's lottery headquarters or designated claim centers. Winners need to present a completed claim form, the winning ticket, and valid identification.

    • Online Claims:

Some states offer online claims for lottery prizes. Check your state's lottery website for details on how to claim prizes online.

Winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. After this period, unclaimed prizes are forfeited and returned to the state for other uses. When claiming prizes over $599, winners must provide valid government-issued identification to verify their identity. The original winning ticket must be presented or mailed in for prize claims. Photocopies are not accepted, so ensure you have the physical ticket.

Tax Implications

Lottery winnings are subject to federal and state taxes. Here are the key details:

Tax TypeDetails
Federal Taxes The IRS mandates a 24% withholding on prizes over $5,000. This amount is automatically deducted before the prize is awarded to the winner.
State Taxes State taxes on lottery winnings vary. Check with your state's lottery website for the current tax rate applicable to lottery winnings in your state.
Local Taxes Depending on the winner's place of residence, local taxes may also apply. Consult a tax professional to understand the full tax implications of your lottery winnings.
Total Withholding Rate The total withholding rate for federal and state taxes on lottery winnings varies by state. Ensure to check your state's lottery website for specific withholding rates applicable to your winnings.

Lottery winners must report their winnings on their annual tax returns. The lottery provides a W-2G form for prizes over $600, which details the amount won and the taxes withheld. This form should be included with your tax filings.

Responsible Gaming

The lottery is committed to promoting responsible gaming and provides resources to help players manage their gambling activities responsibly. Here are some key resources and tips:

    • Resources and Support:
    • Players can find support and information on responsible gaming at the following:

 

 

National Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-522-4700
  • Counseling Services:
  • Various counseling services are available for individuals struggling with gambling addiction. These services provide confidential support and guidance to help individuals regain control over their gambling behaviors.
  • Self-Exclusion Programs:
  • Many states offer self-exclusion programs that allow individuals to voluntarily exclude themselves from lottery games for a specified period. This program helps players take a break from gambling and seek support if needed.
  • Tips for Responsible Play:
    • Set Limits:
    • Establish a budget for lottery play and stick to it.
    • Play for Fun:
    • Remember that playing the lottery should be a form of entertainment, not a way to make money.
    • Seek Help:
    • If gambling becomes a problem, seek professional assistance immediately.

Contact Information

For more information or assistance, players can contact their state's lottery through the following:

    • Lottery Headquarters:
    • The main office of your state's lottery can be found on the official lottery website. Ensure to check the website for the correct address and contact details.

 

Example: California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (800) 568-8379
    • Regional Offices:
    • Most state lotteries have regional offices to serve players throughout the state. Check the official lottery website for the addresses and contact details of regional offices.

 

Example: San Francisco Office
820 Dubuque Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: (650) 837-4560
    • Customer Service Contacts:
    • For general inquiries and customer support, players can contact the lottery customer service team:

 

Phone: (800) 568-8379
Email: customerservice@lottery.com
    • Online Support Websites:
    • Additional information and support can be found on the official lottery website: