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Tri-State Megabucks Plus - Vermont
In July 2009, the Tri-State Lottery gave their Megabucks game a major facelift and re-named it as Megabucks Plus with double the starting jackpot.
Where to Buy Lottery Tickets
The Vermont Lottery began in 1977 and is a member of the Tri-State Lottery which is a multi-jurisdictional lottery that offers games to Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. In July 2009, the Tri-State Lottery gave their Megabucks game a major facelift and re-named it as Megabucks Plus with double the starting jackpot, a second prize of $30,000 instead of $10,000 and dramatically improved odds of winning a prize.
Megabucks Plus jackpots now start at a guaranteed $1 million and the probability of winning it is 1 in 4,496,388.
Every Wednesday and Saturday evening five numbers from 1 to 41 are drawn plus one Megaball which is a number 1 through 6. You win when you match the numbers drawn with the numbers you marked on your Tri-State Megabucks Plus play slip. Megabucks Plus costs $2 per play.
Drawings for this lotto are held on Wednesday, Saturday.
How to Play
On a Tri-State Megabucks Plus play slip mark five numbers from 1 through 41 in a single panel and one Megaball which is 1 through 6. You can also ask for an Easy Pick to let the computer terminal randomly pick numbers for you. You may play up to five panels on a single play slip and the cost is $2 per play.
The following countries participate in Tri-State Megabucks Plus - Vermont: USA.
There are nine prize divisions which are as follows:
- five numbers plus the Megaball wins the jackpot
- five numbers wins $30,000
- four numbers plus the Megaball wins $1,300
- four numbers wins $150
- three numbers plus the Megaball wins $25
- three numbers wins $7
- two numbers plus the Megaball wins $5
- two numbers plus the Megaball wins $2
- one number plus the Megaball wins $2
If there are multiple winners of the Jackpot on any given draw, the prize money will be divided equally among all the winners.
$1,000,000 US Dollar.
The jackpot increases until there is a division one winner.
The biggest Megabucks Plus jackpot was won in Vermont on August 1, 2009 for $4.89 Million. When the game was Megabucks the largest jackpot was $16.4 million.
Distribution of Revenue
The Vermont Lottery has contributed over $430 million to the state's Education Fund. A further $91 million has gone back to the local communities and been paid to local Lottery agents in the form of commissions.
Would you like to learn more? Visit the following link for more details and information: vtlottery.com.