# What Days Are Mega Millions Drawn?

Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET.

## What days are the drawings for Powerball and Mega Millions?

Powerball drawings are held Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Winning numbers from Monday’s drawing were 37, 51, 54, 58 and 60, with a Powerball of 19. A single ticket sold in New York matched all six numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing, claiming the \$431 million jackpot, lottery officials said.

## What time is the Saturday Lotto drawn?

Sat 7:30pm AEST

Draw close time is Saturday 7:30pm AEST (8:30pm AEDT) and is drawn shortly after.

### How many lottery numbers do you need to win a prize?

Under current rules, which were updated in November 2020, you match all six numbers, then you win the jackpot. Easy. You can also win some cash by matching two, three, four, and five of the six numbers.

### Do you win money if you have 3 numbers in Powerball?

3 numbers plus the Powerball – \$100

If you purchase a ticket that matches three numbers and the Powerball you’ll finally get back enough money to treat yourself or someone else to something special. The odds to get that \$100 in your pocket jump to 1 in 14,494.

### Do you win money if you have 2 numbers in Powerball?

If you match two numbers, you’ll win \$4, but ONLY if one of those numbers is the red Powerball. … If you match two white Powerball numbers, then unfortunately you won’t walk away with any money, according to Powerball’s rules. If you match a white ball and the red Powerball, then you’ll walk away with \$4.

### Are 2 numbers worth anything 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.

### Why is Powerball drawing on Monday?

The additional drawing each Monday is expected to increase jackpots more quickly and to result in more cash prizes and jackpots awarded on an annual basis, lottery officials said.

### How often is Powerball drawn?

Powerball draws occur three times a week, on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

### Who won the last mega million?

June 7, 2019 – \$522 million (\$340.0 million cash) won by Laarni Bibal with a ticket purchased in San Diego, Calif.

### Do you get taxed on lottery winnings every year?

No. All prizes won from lotteries (including Instant Scratch-Its) operated by Golden Casket, NSW Lotteries, Tatts, Tatts NT and SA Lotteries are tax free.

### How much tax do you pay on a \$1 000 lottery ticket in California?

You will not receive the full \$1,000. California will withhold taxes. The California lottery website states that “all prizes of \$600 or more are subject to Federal income taxes and other offsets required by law. However, there are no California state or local taxes.

### How much is 3 numbers in Mega Millions?

If you match 2 white balls and 1 yellow ball, you’ll win \$10, according to Mega Millions’ rules which you can read here. If you match 3 white balls, you’ll also win \$10. This is one of the few times in the rules where matching yellow or white doesn’t change the amount of money that you walk away with.

### What happens if you get all 5 numbers but not the Powerball?

Power Play numbers that can be chosen are 2, 3, 4, 5 and possibly 10 (if the jackpot is \$150 million or less). If you match five Powerball numbers but not the Powerball and chose a Power Play option on your ticket, your prize automatically doubles regardless of the number that comes up in the Power Play drawing.

### How do Powerball winners get paid?

Lottery winners can collect their prize as an annuity or as a lump-sum. Often referred to as a lottery annuity,” the annuity option provides annual payments over time. … Powerball and Mega Millions offer winners a single lump sum or 30 annuity payments over 29 years.

### How much is the mega million worth?

The Mega Millions is now worth \$515 million, but with a cash value of \$346.3 million.

### Does 1 numbers in Powerball win anything?

There are multiple ways to win Powerball. But if you only matched one white number, then you haven’t won anything tonight. If you matched only the red ball (the Powerball, which is the last number drawn), then you’ll win \$4. … If you match four out of five of the white balls and the Powerball, you’ll win \$50,000.

### What is Doubleplay Powerball?

Double Play® is a new add-on feature to the Powerball® game that gives players in select jurisdictions another chance to match their Powerball numbers in a separate drawing with a top cash prize of \$10 million. Players can add the Double Play feature to their Powerball ticket for an additional \$1 per play.

### How many balls do you need to win the Lotto?

In a Lotto Must Be Won draw where no one wins the jackpot by matching 6 main numbers, there’s a Rolldown. This means the jackpot is shared by players matching 2 or more main numbers, so thousands can expect to win a boosted cash prize!

### What does it mean when the lottery must be won?

The prize on Saturday will be a “Must Be Won” jackpot, meaning that if no single winner is found the money is shared out among the other prize tiers. This means lots of players could win lots more cash, according to Camelot’s Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at The National Lottery.