Mega Millions changed its game format to use five white balls from
a pool of 70 and a MEGA ball from a pool of 25.
As of October 31st, 2017 drawings will use the new format and
each play will cost $2.
October 2017 Format and Price Change.
How the Game is Played
Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn every Tuesday
and Friday at 8:00 PM US Pacific time.
Five white balls from a pool of 70 and one MEGA ball
from a pool of 25 are randomly picked.
The aim of the game is to match preselected number set(s)
to the winning set.
Different match combinations result in different payout