# How many numbers do you have to win in Mega Millions? How much do you win with numbers 1, 2 and 3?

(CNN Spanish) – Do you feel lucky? If your answer is a resounding yes, you should try the US lottery, which is currently at a very high point.

The Mega Millions jackpot rose to more than \$1 billion after no one matched the winning numbers in Tuesday’s drawing.

“All jurisdictions have been informed and no one has won the Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot will be \$1,025,000,000 (\$602.5 million in cash), lottery spokeswoman Marie Kilpan told CNN in an email.

## How many numbers do I need to win Mega Millions?

The next Mega Millions draw will take place on Friday, July 29 at 11 p.m. ET.

To win the jackpot, you need to match all 6 numbers announced in the raffle.

For example, in Tuesday’s drawing, the jackpot winning numbers (which no one matched) were 7, 29, 60, 63, 66 and 15 (the mega ball).

## Other prizes with lower numbers

Although no one wins the jackpot, you can also win the prize if you reach less than six numbers.

• On Tuesday, eight tickets matched the top five numbers, and each won \$1 million. This is the record prize for the first five numbers.
• If you match the first 4 numbers and the huge ball, you will win \$10,000.
• If it’s only the first four numbers, the prize will be \$500.
• Meanwhile, you get \$200 if you match the first 3 numbers and the huge ball.
• The prize is \$10 for matching the first three numbers.
• It’s also \$10 if you match the first two numbers and the huge ball.
• If you match the first number and the huge ball, you will get \$4.
• And if you just hit the Mega Ball, the prize will be \$2 USD (What is the ticket cost? of the huge millions).
• Prizes (excluding the grand prize) increase if you choose Megaplier. For example, the Tuesday ticket also matches the top five numbers, but won \$3 million because it included an optional Megaplier that was purchased for an extra dollar.
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If there is a winning ticket on Friday, the jackpot will be the third largest Mega Millions jackpot in the game’s 20-year history, according to the Mega Millions website.

The lottery said the biggest Mega Millions jackpot to date was \$1.537 million, which occurred on October 23, 2018, for a ticket sold out in South Carolina.

With information from Chris Boyett.

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