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What San Antonians need to know about the Texas Mega Million lottery

One Texan received large in 2013, scoring $20 million by appropriately guessing all 5 numbers and the Mega Ball.

SAN ANTONIO — Do San Antonians really feel fortunate?

Friday night time is the final night time San Antonians should buy a ticket to play the Mega Millions and seize their likelihood at successful $1.1 billion. It’s the second largest Mega Millions Jackpot in 20 years, in accordance to their website

The report prize of $1.5 billion was received again in 2018, the place the successful ticket was bought in South Carolina. However, there was one Texan who received large in 2013. Their web site says that particular person, a Houston resident at the time, won $20 million by appropriately guessing all 5 numbers and the Mega Ball.

Will the subsequent winner be a fellow San Antonian? Well, forgetting about the odds of successful the entire jackpot, you do not have to get all six numbers to win large. Five matching numbers will be value a $1 million.

In San Antonio the Mega Millions is known as the Texas Lottery Mega Millions, and so they have offered a listing of occasions each quantity has been drawn for the previous 5 years, if you cannot determine on what numbers to play.

Here’s what San Antonians need to know in the event that they determine to play:

Where do I buy tickets?

The Mega Million drawings cannot be bought on-line in the State of Texas. You may have to go to a fuel station and organize them from a cashier. Alternatively, some fuel stations have lottery machines the place you possibly can place your numbers earlier than paying at the entrance. 

How lengthy do I’ve to buy a ticket?

The drawing begins Friday night at 9:45 p.m., so it is best to buy your ticket earlier than 9 p.m. since the drawings will shut to depart sufficient time for all the tickets to be processed. The successful numbers will likely be out there to view on their website by 10:12 p.m. 

Each ticket is $2 for 5 numbers and the Mega Ball quantity. You need to appropriately match all six numbers for the jackpot prize. If you’ll additionally like to add the megaplier, then you definitely pay $3 on your ticket. This megaplier is an opportunity to enhance your non-jackpot prize by two, three, 4 or 5 occasions. This ball will likely be drawn Friday night time as properly. 

Overall, there are 9 methods to win the Mega Million, starting from the jackpot to a $2 prize that might a minimum of win your buy order again. Good luck!

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