What lottery games are played in Mississippi?

Does Mississippi have Powerball and Mega Millions?

On August 2, 2019, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced its acceptance into the Multi-State Lottery Association, with sales of Mega Millions and Powerball beginning on January 30, 2020. Unlike most U.S. lotteries, the minimum age to buy tickets is 21, the same as neighboring Louisiana, Arizona and Iowa.

Does Mississippi have Mega Millions?

The country’s newest lottery, Mississippi began selling Mega Millions tickets at the end of January. The $2 million Mega Millions winning ticket is state’s largest lottery prize awarded to date.

How do you play Powerball in Mississippi?

How to play Powerball

  1. Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball.
  2. Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers.
  3. Choose whether to add Power Play, offering the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes.

Has anyone from Mississippi ever won the lottery?

(WTOK) – A Nettleton man became the first winner of $500,000 in the new “$100 Million Extravaganza” scratch-off game from the Mississippi Lottery. He claimed his top prize at the Mississippi Lottery headquarters Tuesday, after purchasing two of the $20 tickets Monday from Bill’s Food Mart at 5341 Hwy.

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Which states have no lottery?

U.S. lotteries

State or Territory Lottery Year of First Ticket Sales
Alabama No
Alaska No
Arizona Yes 1981
Arkansas Yes 2009

Has anyone in Mississippi ever won the Powerball?

(WTOK) – Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Vicksburg has won $1 million! A ticket sold at Fastway on Cherry at 1217 Cherry Street for the Saturday, Jan. … “Saturday’s $1 million Powerball winner is the third millionaire to win in Mississippi and the first who has won playing Powerball in Mississippi.

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.

Can Mississippi lottery winners remain anonymous?

Is it possible to win the Lottery and remain anonymous? – In accordance with the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law, the Mississippi Lottery will not disclose the identity of the person holding a winning lottery ticket without that person’s written permission.

How do you play Mega Millions in Mississippi?

Mega Millions® tickets cost $2.00 per play. Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers – five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) – or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.

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How much are Powerball tickets in Mississippi?

For your convenience, tickets can be purchased for up to twenty-four (24) consecutive drawings, including the current drawing, by choosing “Multi-Draw” ($2 per play per drawing, or if Power Play is selected, $3 per play per drawing).

Powerball Odds.

Match Prize Odds
1/5 + PB $4 1 in 91.98
PB $4 1 in 38.32