# Is there a prize for 2 numbers in Mega Millions?

## Is there a prize for 2 numbers in Mega Millions?

Yes, if you match two Mega Millions numbers during the drawing, this means that you will walk away with some money, but you won’t win the jackpot. However, you will only win some money if you matched a yellow ball and a white ball. Matching two white balls won’t get you any winnings.

Does 1 number win anything in Mega Millions?

Unfortunately, if you only matched one white number on the Mega Millions drawing, you did NOT win any money. If the only number matched was the yellow Mega Ball number itself, then you’ll win \$2.

Does 1 number on Mega Millions win anything?

If you’re watching the Mega Millions drawing tonight, you may find that you matched only one number that was drawn. Unfortunately, if you only matched one white number on the Mega Millions drawing, you did NOT win any money. If the only number matched was the yellow Mega Ball number itself, then you’ll win \$2.

### How Mega Millions is paid out?

Mega Millions and other lotteries generally allow a winner to decide how they want to take possession of the jackpot – either by choosing an annuity where the jackpot is paid out over a 30-year period or by taking it in one lump sum.

How much do you win if you match 4 numbers in Mega Millions?

If you match 4 white only, you’ll win \$500. If you match 3 white and 1 yellow, you’ll win \$200. The odds of winning Mega Millions are 1 in 302.6 million, which are actually less than the odds of winning the Powerball, which is 1 in 292.2 million.

Is the Mega Ball worth anything?

Does this mean you won something, even if you didn’t win the big jackpot? Unfortunately, if you only matched one white number on the Mega Millions drawing, you did NOT win any money. If the only number matched was the yellow Mega Ball number itself, then you’ll win \$2.

## How much do I win if I match the Mega Ball?

If you matched one yellow ball (which is the last number drawn), then you’ll win \$2. You can put that money into buying one more Mega Millions ticket! (And yes, if this seems different, then you’re right. Mega Millions used to cost just \$1 a ticket, but now it costs \$2 a ticket.)