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Nebraska Mega Millions

Enhancements to the Mega Millions game are coming on October 28, 2017. Click here for details.

The Mega Millions® jackpot starts at $40 million and continues to grow by at least $5 million each drawing until it is won (beginning with the October 31, 2017, drawing).

Annuity or Cash option

You can choose how to collect your Mega Millions jackpot - 30 annual payments (over 29 years) or one cash payment (present value*) - up to 60 days after you become entitled to the prize. The annuity option now gives players annual payments that increase each year - projected at 5 percent. * if you choose cash, the present cash value is less than the advertised jackpot, which is based on a 30-year annuity.

How to Play

Pick five numbers between 1 and 70 for your five white ball numbers by marking the top section of the Mega Millions play slip. Then, pick one number between 1 and 25 for your gold Mega Ball number by marking the bottom section of the Mega Millions play slip, or mark the quick pick box on the play slip.

Each play costs $2 and you can pick up to five different sets of numbers on each play slip. You can purchase the same numbers for up to 24 consecutive drawings when you use the multi-draw box on the play slip.

Just the Jackpot

A new wager type - Just the Jackpot - will give players two chances to win the jackpot prize only. For $3, a player will receive two quick pick plays eligible for the jackpot prize only. No other prize levels will be awarded on Just the Jackpot tickets.

To purchase a Just the Jackpot ticket, ask the clerk to produce a Just the Jackpot ticket for your desired number of drawings (24 drawings maximum). Just the Jackpot tickets cannot be purchased using a play slip.

Megaplier®

Players who choose to add the $1 Megaplier option have the chance to multiply prizes between $2 and $1,000,000 as many as two, three, four, or five times. The Megaplier number is chosen from a field of 15 numbers according to the following frequency: one (1) number 5, three (3) number 4s, six (6) number 3s, and five (5) number 2s.

Tickets can be purchased from 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. (Central Time) any day of the week except from 9:00 p.m. to 9:03 p.m. on drawing nights. Review your play slip carefully before giving it to the clerk. Once printed, a ticket cannot be canceled. Check your tickets before leaving the store.

Tuesday and Friday drawings

The winning numbers will be announced every Tuesday and Friday at 10 p.m. Central Time. Get winning numbers here (nelottery.com), from your favorite radio or television station or Nebraska Lottery Lotto retailer, in your local newspaper or USA Today, or on the Players Hotline at 1-800-224-LUCK (5825) or in Lincoln at 402-471-6139.

Estimated Jackpot for 12/19/2017 is
$223 Million ($141.7 Million Cash)

Mega Millions Numbers

Date White Mega Ball Megaplier
12/15/2017 04, 12, 36, 44, 57 19 04
12/12/2017 08, 23, 24, 25, 27 09 02
12/08/2017 06, 37, 46, 60, 70 24 02
12/05/2017 14, 15, 37, 42, 67 22 04
12/01/2017 16, 22, 40, 41, 59 08 04
11/28/2017 10, 17, 47, 51, 61 05 02
11/24/2017 16, 36, 54, 61, 64 22 03

Mega Millions drawing results for 12/15/2017, in Nebraska

Overall Odds: 1 in 24

Get Prize Odds Winners
5 of 5 + Mega Ball $208 Million 302,575,350 0
5 of 5 $1 Million 12,607,306 0
4 of 5 + Mega Ball $10,000 38,792 0
4 of 5 $500 14,547 0
3 of 5 + Mega Ball $200 14,547 5
3 of 5 $10 606 84
2 of 5 + Mega Ball $10 693 87
1 of 5 + Mega Ball $4 89 568
Mega Ball $2 37 1488
Megaplier
Get Prize Winners
5 of 5 $1 Million x 4 0
4 of 5 + Mega Ball $10,000 x 4 0
4 of 5 $500 x 4 1
3 of 5 + Mega Ball $200 x 4 2
3 of 5 $10 x 4 24
2 of 5 + Mega Ball $10 x 4 14
1 of 5 + Mega Ball $4 x 4 108
Mega Ball $2 x 4 258
You can search for historical winning numbers here.