The Massachusetts Lottery is run by the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC). The Commission is made up of a five-member commissioners that includes the state treasurer as chairperson, the secretary of public safety, the state comptroller, and two gubernatorial appointees.
Which lottery games are Massachusetts only?
The lottery games offered by Massachusetts (MA) include: Numbers Game (4-digit numbers game), Mass Cash (5/35 game), Megabucks Doubler (6/49 game), Lucky for Life (5/48 + 1/18 game), Powerball (5/69 + 1/26 game), Mega Millions (5/70 + 1/25 game).
How does the Massachusetts lottery work?
Select five numbers between 1-69 and one Powerball number between 1-26. You can select the numbers manually or choose Quic Pic for the Lottery computer to randomly select your numbers. Each Powerball play costs $2. To play the same numbers for multiple drawings, mark the number of drawings you want.
How much does a lottery ticket cost?
There are 69 possible numbers for the white balls and 26 possible results for the Powerball. Thus, the odds of picking that perfect combination with a single ticket are one in 292,201,338. Each Powerball ticket costs $2.
How much of the lottery goes to charity?
However, there have been some controversies concerning the lottery, as it turned out that only around 20% of the ticket price goes to charity, while The National Lottery donates 28%.
What are the 9 Ways to Win Powerball?
The possible winning tickets and their cash prizes are as follows:
- Match all 5 white numbers only — $1 million.
- Match 4 out of 5 white numbers + Powerball — $50,000.
- Match 4 white numbers only — $100.
- Match 3 white numbers + Powerball — $100.
- Match 3 white numbers only — $7.
- Match 2 white numbers + Powerball — $7.
What mass lottery ticket has the best odds?
The overall chance of winning a prize in Supreme Millions is 1 in 2.79, the best odds offered in Massachusetts Lottery history. The new game’s overall prize payout of 80.7 percent represents the highest payout percentage offered by the Mass. Lottery, matching only that of World Class Millions.
How many tickets are in a $5 roll in Massachusetts?
There are 50 tickets per roll and a $5 roll costs $250 dollars, $10 roll $500, $20 roll $1000, and a $30 roll will run you $1500.
How do I cash a $1000 Lottery ticket in Massachusetts?
Prizes over $600 and up to $100,000 must be claimed at a Lottery office location. You must claim any prize over $100,000 at our Lottery Headquarters in Dorchester, Massachusetts.