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Massachusetts Megabucks Doubler
Basic information about Massachusetts Megabucks Doubler: Megabucks Doubler is a one dollar ($1) in-state lottery draw game played in Massachusettes. Players choose six numbers in hopes of matching the from three to six numbers presented after each lottery drawing. The number pool contains forty-nine numbers (1-49). Prizes are awarded for matching 3, 4, 5, or all 6 numbers. One in ten (1/10) tickets sold will automatically include the Double feature. If your tickets has the words, "This is a Doubler Ticket" any non-jackpot prize will be doubled. It doesn't cost extra to play or win the Doubler.
Megabucks Doubler is played twice each week on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The jackpot starts at $500,000 and jackpot winners can choose twenty (20) equal payments or a cash option. If the choice is not made within 60 days of the winning draw it will be paid out as an annuity over 20 years.
People under the age of 18 may not purchase lottery tickets in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. However, adults can purchase tickets for minors and winning tickets can be claimed in the name of a person under 18 years of age. Players who win more than $600 will be taxed by the state at 5%, minus ticket costs. Players who win $5,000 or more will also be taxed federally. The Lottery Commission will withhold in the following order: State and federal taxes, past-due child support, past-due tax liability, and everything remaining will be paid to the winner.
How to Play
Go to your local lottery retailer or visit Where to Play to find a retailer in your town, city, or zip code. Fill out your betting slip by marking six numbers from the field of forty-nine (1-49) or ask your lottery retailer for a "Quic Pic". Pay for your bet(s) and the retailer will hand you a separate ticket as a receipt. Sign your ticket right away, just in case!
You can also buy Season Tickets. Tickets are available in 3-month, 6-month, and 1-year batches. The cost is $25 for 26 drawings, $50 for 52 drawings, and $100 for 104 drawings. Drawings are held twice a week so you can play all year for $100.
Tickets are not available online, however, you can call 1 (800) 222-8587 to learn more about buying season tickets.
How to Win Megabucks Doubler
There are four prize pools including the jackpot prize. If your ticket is a Doubler (1/10) any prize other than the jackpot will be doubled. If more than one ticket has the winning numbers for the current draw, the jackpot will be shared equally among all winners. Choosing the cash option will award about 75% of the total prize in one lump sum.
The odds of matching all six numbers to win the jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816. If nobody wins the jackpot, all prize money not used to pay lower-tier prizes will be rolled over to increase the jackpot for the next draw. About 55% of all ticket sales are allocated for the overall prize pool.
Match five out of six (5/6) to win the second place prize of $2,500 ($5,000 with Doubler ticket). The odds of matching five numbers are 1 in 54,200.84.
Guess four of the six numbers (4/6) to win $100 or $200. The odds of winning this prize are 1 in 1,032.40.
You'll have a 1 in 56.66 chance of matching three of six (3/6) and will win $2, or $4 if you got a Doubler ticket.
Where Can I Learn More about Massachusetts Megabucks Doubler?
Please visit The Lottery to search for past lottery results, read more in-depth rules, or learn where to play. Good Luck!
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