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On August 15, 2023, the Mega Millions jackpot worth $36,000,000 continued to find out the owner. This lucky player bought the ticket in Florida.

  • These are lucky numbers: 18 – 39 – 42 – 57 – 63
  • Mega Millions gold ball is number 7
  • Megaplier 3X

Lucky also came to a player (New Jersey) who won the second prize worth $1,000,000.

7 players got $10,000 prizes; a player received $30,000 thanks to Megaplier 3X; and 2 California players won $8,317.Mega Millions owns many big jackpots; you can see in this article, The Top 10 Largest Mega Millions jackpots won.

How to Play Mega Millions Online and Outside of the US ?

Provided below are the rules for how foreigners can play Mega Millions:

  •  Tickets for Mega Millions are for sale by lottery retailers  in 43 US States, in the District of Colombia and in the U.S Virgin Islands.
  • To obtain tickets outside of these jurisdictions, foreigners can use online lottery operators, to locally purchase an official lottery ticket on their behalf.
  • All reputable retailers will require you to register and provide billing information before purchasing tickets on your behalf.
  • Once the tickets have been bought, the online retailer will make scans of both the official ticket and the receipt.
  • To avoid online scams be sure that the site you are using is legitimate. For a comparison of three online retailers already reviewed by read here.
  • After the draw, the winning numbers are published online.  Retailers will generally only contact you if you have won.
  •  You can then choose to either have the winning ticket sent to you, or to authorize the retailer tocollect the winnings on your behalf.
  • If you elect to do the latter, you will then be prompted to verify your identity for security and tax reasons.
  • If you win a significant amount or even perhaps the jackpot, it is likely that you will have to personally claim your prize at the local Mega Millions office.
  • At this time the agent may assist you in making the necessary legal arrangements to collect your prize.

Can Foreigners Win Mega Millions?

  • Yes, foreign citizens can legally win Mega Millions. 
  • The tax for a non-US citizen is a flat 30% of the winnings.
  • Additional tax treaties may also apply depending on your citizenship.

The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $20,000,000 again. The next Mega Millions lottery draw will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023.

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Please read HOW TO PLAY US MEGA MILLIONS FROM OUTSIDE THE US to be introduced step by step and avoid risks when you buy lotto tickets online.



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