Big changes in Mega Millions
Starting with the October 22 drawing, players will see changes that include larger starting jackpots, faster growing jackpots and better overall odds.
The starting jackpot will increase from $12 million to $15 million.
Players will now choose the first five numbers from a set of 75 numbers, instead of the current 56, and for the Mega Ball they will choose one number from a set of 15, instead of the current 46.
The overall odds of winning any prize are changing from 1 in 40, to 1 in 15.
The odds of winning a jackpot are changing from 1 in 176 million, to 1 in 259 million.
Great changes with this popular lottery then!
We will do our best to bring the new version of Mega Millions available online after it starts on 22nd October 2013.
You can still purchase your Mega Millions lottery tickets from us for the draws which will be held this week, on Tuesday 15th and Friday 18th October.
As soon as the new Mega Millions will be available at Lottery24.com, we will notify you through our Newsletter and our webpage.