Players must be of legal gambling age in their state to participate.
Tickets must be purchased from authorized retailers or online platforms.
Ticket sales end before the drawing, usually an hour or two in advance.
Players must match all numbers on their ticket to win the jackpot.
Non-jackpot prizes depend on the number of matched numbers.
Megaplier option must be chosen when purchasing a ticket.
Prizes must be claimed within a specific time frame, varying by state.
Jackpot winners can choose between annuity or lump-sum payment.
Prizes may be subject to taxes and other deductions.
Mega Millions rules may vary slightly based on the state of play.