Drawings are conducted every Tuesday and Friday at 8:59 p.m.
The base price of a Mega Millions lottery ticket is $2, with an extra $1 for the Megaplier.
There are two ways to play the lottery: manually selecting five numbers and one Megaball number.
Odds of winning the Mega Millions are around 1 in 302 million, according to a math professor at Syracuse University.
For the Mega Millions, the top prize begins at $40 million.
When there is no winner in a drawing, the pot keeps growing.