Texas Lottery Drawing Schedule
|Game||Draw Days||Draw Times*|
|Daily 4||Monday - Saturday||10:00 AM, 12:27 PM 6:00 PM & 10:12 PM|
|Cash 5||Monday - Saturday||10:12 PM|
|Powerball||Monday, Wednesday & Saturday||9:59 PM|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday & Friday||10:00 PM|
$2 per play
Powerball® costs $2 per play. Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball. Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers.
Schedule for All Draw Games
|Game||Pool Closing||Drawing Days|
|Mega Millions||10:45 PM||Tuesday and Friday|
|Powerball||10:00 PM||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday|
|Lucky For Life||9:30 PM||Daily|
|Classic Lotto||7:00 PM||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday|
Classic Lotto and Rolling Cash 5 are shown exclusively online at ohiolottery.com. Drawings for the other Ohio Lottery games are held seven days a week, at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m., (except Saturday evenings).
How To Play. Each wager costs $2. Each wager is comprised of two (2) sets of numbers. For each wager, select five numbers from a pool of 1 to 70, and one Mega Ball number from a second pool of numbers, 1 to 25.
3 numbers plus the Mega Ball - $200.
A New York lottery player won the $128 million Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, according to the lottery website. Only one ticket matched all six balls to take home the grand prize.
|Prize Tier||Odds of Winning||Prize Amount|
|Match 5||1 in 12,607,306||$1,000,000|
|Match 4 + Mega Ball||1 in 931,001||$10,000|
|Match 4||1 in 38,792||$500|
|Match 3 + Mega Ball||1 in 14,547||$200|
It applies to so-called "Must Be Won" games - which are held after the jackpot rolls over five times. In these games, if no one matches all six main numbers to win the jackpot outright, the cash is shared among lower-tier prize winners. Now only two numbers will be enough for a prize.
Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers - five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) - or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.
4 numbers plus the Mega Ball: $10,000 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option). 4 numbers without the Mega Ball: $500 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option). 3 numbers plus the Mega Ball: $200 (multiplied by the Megaplier value, if you purchased that option).
What happens if you match the Mega Ball only? If you match only the Mega Ball (and don't match any of the 5 regular numbers), you win a $2 prize and break even on the $2 cost of your Mega Millions ticket.
To win a Powerball prize, you only need to pick one single number correctly: the red Powerball. Picking the Powerball alone will award you a $4 prize, which means that with a $2 purchase, you have one in 26 odds of doubling your investment in your ticket (there are 26 red balls to choose from).
Jackpot: Five matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 292,201,338. $1 million prize: Five matching numbers: 1 in 11,688,053.52. $50,000 prize: Four matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 913,129.18. $100 prize: Four matching numbers: 1 in 36,525.17.
|Weeks without jackpot||Jackpot Prize|
Tips to Make You a Winner
These numbers had the most draws for the RED Powerball in the last seven years:
Jan 5, 2022
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If you are going strictly by the numbers, more Quick Pickers than self-pickers win lottery jackpots. About 70% of lottery winners used Quick Pick to choose their numbers. But then again, about the same percentage of all lottery players — about 70% - 80% — use Quick Pick to select their numbers.