Mega Millions draws take place at 11 PM Eastern Standard Time, Tuesdays and Fridays, in the studios of WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. The cutoff time to purchase Mega Millions tickets varies state by state.
Behind all the lights and TV cameras, a tremendous amount of behind-the-scenes work and security goes into ensuring that each Mega Millions draw is random and free from tampering, and that every ticket has an equal chance of winning. Mega Millions eschews computers for mechanical, gravity pick machines which are stilled considered to be the most random and tamper-proof lottery draw machines to-date. Officials inspect and calibrate every piece of equipment, including the numbered balls, to ensure that there are no outside influences on the results.
Once the draw has concluded and the results are in, Mega Millions ticket holders rush to see if they’ve joined the ranks of the biggest Mega Millions winners! With a jackpot that starts at $40 million, Mega Millions has the power to make dreams come true with each and every draw.
If you want to feel the excitement that accompanies a Mega Millions draw for yourself, you’ll need a ticket! Pick your numbers – you can use Mega Millions hot or cold numbers, lucky numbers, Quick Pick, whatever you want! The important thing is that you play Mega Millions today!
Check and see if you’ve already won a big Mega Millions prize! The results for the last ten Mega Millions draws are below.