How to Play and Win Jackpot of Powerball and Mega Millions Lottery Game


Power ball is one of famous and well known lottery in world. You can play this game with jackpots which starts at 20 million US dollars which keeps on increasing until someone wins the jackpot price. Powerball has delivered huge wins until now which also includes biggest world win of lottery jackpot for all the time. This game is played in 45 states of USA and also three jurisdictions across the USA. Every Wednesday and Saturday night in Tallahassee, Florida withdraws is held. On 13th January 2016 in Powerball lottery game 1.58 billion dollar amount was won which was biggest jackpot. It is one of most played lottery game world wide as its basic Powerball cards cost is 2 dollars.


Mega Millions lottery game is played in 45 states also you can play it  in district of Columbia and US Virgin Islands which includes overall total 47 jurisdictions. You have to choose six numbers and there are nine exciting ways to win game. The staring jackpot here will vary based on sales until further notice will be announced before each drawing. You will get results of winning numbers on official Mega Millions website. Here information on number of winning numbers is posted on each Tuesday and Friday night they are verified by Mega Millions lottery security. Mega Million lottery has recorded 1.537 billion dollars big game jackpot was won on October 23, 2018. There is no official app for Mega Million lottery game. It is sold by individual lotteries.

How to Play and Win Powerball and Mega Millions Lottery Game


  • Players needs to select five numbers between 1 to 69 or in and also another number as Powerball number from 1 to 26 when they buy ticket. While for MEGA MILLION lottery you have to pick five numbers from set of 1 to 70 and one Mega ball number from 1 to 25.
  • In Powerball lottery prize start from matching just Powerball while in Mega Million Lottery prize starts from matching just Mega Ball. 
  • Players must match all five main balls plus the Powerball for winning the jackpot in Powerball lottery. While in Mega Million lottery players must match all five main balls plus the Mega ball for winning Jackpot. 
  • Even if you won't win jackpot there are tiers prizes which includes eight tiers which offers set cash prizes for matching fewer numbers in both Powerball lottery and Mega Million lottery.
  • Here overall winning prize odds are 1 in 24.87 in Powerball lottery.
  • In Powerball lottery multiplier of power play is separately drawn after main game and offers players to multiply their winnings in third to ninth prize tiers by between 2 and 5 which mainly depend on which Powerball number is drawn.
  • In Mega Million Lottery you need to decide if you want to include the Megaplier or take just jackpot option. Also depending on your jurisdiction you can claim any prize up to 180-365 days after draw.
  • The second prize tier offers 1 million dollars reward set for matching 5 main numbers.
  • Here the Powerball or Mega million jackpot winners have choice that how they can receive their winning amount. They may have annuity option for their jackpot amount which includes payment of jackpot in 30 payments yearly over 29 years. Second option includes taking their winnings as smaller single lump sum payment. 
  • Most of winners prefer to second option.
  • You can also play Powerball and Mega Millions lottery online, people or players from all over world are able to choose numbers online. There are different ways to win prize in game specifically there are 9 ways to win prize.

How to pick winning numbers?

If you are looking for a way that will help you in picking winning numbers, then you must read this section carefully. So let’s get started 

First of all, it is important that you know how Powerball and MegaMillions lotto game is played, which is mentioned above.  People who play this game must also know how to pick numbers because this will raise the chance of their winnings. 

Use software 

The best advice is to use software that will analyze the odds according to the certain numbers that come up in a draw.  There are many lotto winners who agree with the use of the software.  Many also take it as a strategy. The software will allow you to view the history of the lotto winners and numbers.  You might have heard history repeats itself and this is a fact when it comes to lottery games. 

Read books

Fortunately, 21st century is available with the plethora of help. There are some popular books written by renowned mathematicians. Experts can raise your chances of winning with their expertise.  You can read about the probabilities. There are winners of lotto games who have used the mathematical strategies to win jackpots and it has worked for them.  Some have also wined the lotto many times and became a millionaire. 

Use a plan 

Another advice is to have a plan. To build a plan you should be familiar with a number and should choose the combination of odds and even numbers.  Keep track of the numbers which were previously winning numbers so that you can avoid them or use them according to your gut feeling. There are different schemes available which encourage people to play the Powerball lottery games. 

You might not win initially, but trying, again and again, will definitely help you understand and deeper knowledge of the game and mystery of numbers. Practicing again and again, reading books, having a plan and using all the help available might make you a millionaire.  You must get your hopes high and keep trying. 

What are the odds?

Playing lotto games can make you a millionaire, but there are some odds also associated with the game, make sure you don't keep them out of your sight? The odds of winning in the game is 1 in millions, while the winning chances are approximately one in 11 million. This means you have 17 times possible chances. You must not make playing lotto games an addiction because it can leave you broke or you might start ignoring the imperative financial stuff in your life. Lotto games are highly addictive and once you win in the game you might end up stuck with the habit of playing games.  

Any of the lotto games are for fun and making some easy money.  You must decide your budget and play without disturbing it. 

Winning tips

  • Avoid quick pick numbers because it is going to make your game worst 
  • Listen to your gut and pick the numbers you feel more comfortable with 
  • Instead of using anniversaries and birthdates dates you must use the entire board 
  • Follow past & future both to be consistent
  • Never get dominated by the influence of winning 

These are the tips by the experts and make sure to consider them every time you play Powerball and MegaMillions.  This will keep you away from the lotto odds and you will be a happy player.