This October, players will see a few exciting changes to the popular Mega Millions Lottory draw game.
With a bigger starting jackpot and increased odds of multiplying winnings, players won’t be able to resist the enriched Mega Millions game this fall!
Starting on October 28 this year, players can purchase their Mega Millions tickets for $2. With an increased ticket price, the game will also see an increased starting jackpot. The starting jackpot will more than double, matching the Powerball at $40 million, rather than the current $15 million. The new game will offer higher jackpots with faster rolls, creating more engagement and excitement!
Additionally, the updated game will offer attractive second-tier prizes with better odds to win $1 million!
Game evolution is crucial for lotteries to maintain appeal and achieve growth. Despite these changes players will see in October, the game still remains fun and easy to play. The Megaplier option is also still available to players, where they can multiply their winnings for $1 more, and withe updated game, players have substantially increased odds of multiplying their winnings.
With a higher price point and larger rolling jackpots, this allows the Arizona Lottery to make a bigger impact on its beneficiaries across the state. The Arizona Lottery funds vital state programs that positively affect thousands of Arizonans on a daily basis and with the enhanced Mega Millions game, the Arizona Lottery will be able to transfer more money to these organizations. Revisions to the Mega Millions game will go into effect on October 28, 2020. Drawings will still be held on Tuesday and Friday evenings.