Mega Millions jackpot rise to $252M for Tuesday, 18 September 2018

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The excitement is building as the Mega Millions jackpot keeps rolling. The prize for next Tuesday’s drawing is an estimated $252 million (cash option: $148 million) after no ticket matched all six numbers on September 14. The jackpot has been growing since it was last won in California at $522 million on July 24.

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The winning numbers for the Mega Millions draw on Friday, 14 September 2018, were:

23, 30, 40, 43, 66 Mega Ball: 13  Megaplier: 4x

There was, however, one Match 5 winner in Florida, bagging an amount of $1 million. 

There were also 17 winners who all managed to guess four of the winning numbers and the mega ball, and therefore winning a decent amount of $10,000Two of them managed to quadruple the winnings to $40,000.

As a result of not having had a jackpot winner on Friday, 14 September 2018, the next Mega Millions jackpot stands at an amount of $252 million.

The next Mega Millions draw will be on Tuesday, 18 September 2018.

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 InternationalLottery.org 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.

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