Mega Millions Prizes

The MegaMillions has made some of it's winners not only millionaires but Billionaires! It is almost unfathomable how life changing buying a ticket for this lottery could actually be

The largest Mega Millions jackpot, $1.537 billion, was won on October 23rd, 2018 by one ticket, sold in South Carolina. This prize, the largest for one set of numbers in world history, was the second largest lottery payout, behind Powerball's $1.586 billion jackpot won on January 13, 2016 by multiple tickets.

The Jackpot was claimed anonymously in March 2019.

The complete top ten ranking wins of all time!

Rank

Jackpot Amount

Location of winner

Number of Winners

Date

1

$1.537 Billion

South Carolina

1

23rd October 2018

2

$656 Million

Maryland, Illinois and Kansas

3

30th March 2012

3

$648 Million

Georgia, California

2

17th December 2013

4

$543 Million

California

1

24th July 2018

5

$540 Million

Indiana

1

8th July 2016

6

$533 Million

New Jersey

1

30th March 2018

7

$450 Million

Florida

1

5th January 2018

8

$425 Million

New York

1

1st January 2019

9

$414 Million

Florida, Maryland

2

18th March 2018

10

$410 Million

Arizona

1

9th June 2020

OnePoundLotto.com's prize structure

Jackpot Structure

Prize tier

Odds of winning

Average individual prize

1 (5 main numbers+ Megaball)

1 in 302,575,350

£36, 865, 800

2 (5 main numbers)

1 in 12,607,306

£680, 000

3 (4 main numbers + Megaball)

1 in 931,001

£7,000

4 (4 main numbers)

1 in 38,792

£350

5 (3 main numbers+ Megaball)


1 in 14,547

£140

Prizes on the MegaMillions main draw are paid out from 3 main numbers+ Megaball upwards, as above.