Mega Millions live: results and winners for Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Mega Millions live: results and winners for Tuesday, August 30, 2022

To play Mega Millions you must choose six numbers: five numbers from 1 to 70 for the white balls and one number from 1 to 25 for the gold Mega Ball

The winning numbers of the Mega Millions draw for today, August 30, were announced, which were: 2, 38, 55, 57, 65 and 17.

To play Mega Millions you must choose six numbers: five numbers from 1 to 70 for the white balls and one number from 1 to 25 for the gold Mega Ball.

If you hit all six numbers you win the jackpot.

If you win the Mega Millions jackpot, you will need to choose how you will be paid: Cash Option or Annual Payout.

Annuity Option – The Mega Millions annuity is paid as an immediate payment followed by 29 other annual payments. Each payment is 5% higher than the previous one to offset inflation.

Cash Option: A single lump sum cash payment that is equal to the cash in the Mega Millions jackpot prize fund.

Prize claim periods vary depending on the jurisdiction of the state in which the Mega Millions ticket was purchased, so the time period for claiming prizes varies from 90 days to one year from the date of the drawing.

If you win a prize of less than $600, you must claim your winnings at an authorized retailer in the state where you purchased the ticket.

Prizes over $600 must be claimed at the local district office or state lottery headquarters in the state where you played.

Mega Millions drawings take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 p.m. m. ET

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