The price of each ticket to play is $2.
According to the information provided on the official website for Mega Millions.
"Players may choose six numbers from two independent 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.
If you enter a lottery and your numbers match all six of the winning numbers, you will win the jackpot.