With all the jackpots starting at $15 million, the famous Mega Millions specializes on big amounts. Jackpots grow by a minimum of $5 million with any single rollover. It is a jackpot held in various states with drawings taking place two times every week. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to play New Jersey Mega Millions.
Buy a Mega Million’s ticket from one of the many New Jersey Lottery Retailers
A Mega Million Ticket contains five game boards that are available at $1 each. Participants have the choice to play as few or many as they want.
Start by filling five numbers that lie between 1 and 75 on the upper side of the shaded board box. If playing more than one game, participants have the choice of playing the same number several times.
One can play the same numbers up to a maximum of eight consecutive drawings by denoting the “Multidraw” section of the game slip. The multidraw picks should include the present draw and participants cannot omit draws in between.
For participants who opt to have the computers select the numbers, it is advisable to go for the Quick Pick option.
Deliver the card to the retailer and remember all sales are absolute.
Drawings: Mega Millions drawings are held twice a week, that is every Friday and Tuesday, at around 10:59pm.
Winning: Participants are declared winners by matching one out of nine ways to win. To hit the jackpot, players must match the entire set of white balls in any order.
Payout: Winners choose either to get a one-time lump sum payment or a graduated annual prize that is paid within 30 years. If a winner opts for the annual mode of payment, each annual payment is increased by as per the rules and regulations of Mega Millions game.
Multiplying Your Prize
One can also multiply the non-jackpot prizes by up to times of original amount using the Megaplier. This, however, depends on the outcome of the Megaplier that heads the Mega Millions draw. Get the latest New Jersey Mega Millions Results here.