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Iowa Mega Millions Lottery

The Iowa Lottery is 1 of 46 US State & District Lotteries that offer the massive Mega Millions game – in this case the Iowa Mega Millions – as part of its overall portfolio of lottery games.

The Mega Millions is a Multi-State USA Lottery that is run and operated by the Mega Millions Consortium – who administer and syndicate the game right across the USA and is one of the largest lottery games in the world – having produced a huge record jackpot in March 2012 of a massive US$ 656 MILLION. This huge jackpot was shared between 3 winning Mega Millions tickets from Illinois, Kansas and Maryland and to date is the 2nd biggest jackpot win ever in the history of jackpot lotto games around the world.

The very first Mega Millions draw took place on May 17th 2002 with 6 USA Lottery companies taking part who were all members of the Mega Millions Consortium.

The game had changed its name and format from the Big Game which had first started back on August 31st 1996. Upon this change – 2 further State Lottery companies joined and more would follow.

Tickets for the Iowa Mega Millions were first sold back on January 31st 2010 when the Multi State Lottery Association (MUSL) who run the Powerball game – of which the Iowa Lottery is a member – entered into a cross-selling agreement with the Mega Millions consortium – allowing the sales of Mega Millions in Powerball states and Powerball in Mega Millions states.

IA Mega Millions How it Works...

The Iowa Mega Millions works in exactly the same way as the Mega Millions works in all the States and Districts in the US that offer the game.

Jackpots start off at US$ 40 MILLION and ROLLOVER after each draw when the top prize is not won – making for some enormous jackpot figures.

6 numbers are drawn in total for the IA Mega Millions from 2 separate drawing machines – firstly 5 numbers from 70 white balls are drawn and then 1 number (the MEGAball) from 25 gold balls.

Draws for the IA Mega Millions take place twice every week on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.00pm CST (11.00pm EST).

In addition to the 6 Mega Millions numbers drawn – a further number is drawn – using a Random Number Generator…the MEGAPLIER number…


This separate MEGAPLIER prize multiplier number drawn will be either 2, 3, 4 or 5 – and is there to give players of the Mega Millions Iowa a chance to increase their winnings on all levels of the prize structure apart from the Iowa MegaMillions jackpot itself.

If a player matches the 5 main Mega Millions numbers playing with the MEGAPLIER add-on – and a MEGAPLIER number of 5 is drawn – the second tier prize of US$ 1 MILLION would be multiplied by x5 and they could win US$ 5 MILLION.

With MEGAPLIER – you are able to multiply your winnings on these levels by 2x, 3x, 4x or 5x – greatly increasing the amount you can walk away with.

IA Mega Millions How to Play...

The aim when you are playing is to correctly select as many of the Mega Millions winning prize numbers as possible – and with up to 9 different ways in which you can win on the Iowa Mega Millions – you have a great chance of winning a prize.

There are generally 4 ways you can play the IA Mega Millions

1. Pick 5 of your own main (white ball) numbers from 1 to 70 plus your 1 Mega Ball (gold ball) number from 1 to 25.

2. Pick 5 of your own main (white ball) numbers from 1 to 70 and use the Quick Pick option to let the computer choose your Mega Ball (gold ball) number for you from 1 to 25 – using a lottery number picker / random number generator.

3. Use the Quick Pick option to let the computer pick your 5 main (white ball) numbers from 1 to 70 using a random number generator – and then pick your own Mega Ball (gold ball) number from 1 to 25.

4. Use the Quick Pick option to let the computer choose both your 5 main (white ball) numbers from 1 to 70 and also your 1 Mega Ball (gold ball) number from 1 to 25 using its random number generator.

You can use any of these methods whether you are playing the IA Mega Millions in-state or if you Play Mega Millions Online with an authorized online lottery ticket sales company such as TheLotter.

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For just an extra dollar – you can choose to increase your IA Mega Millions winnings on all 8 levels except the jackpot itself – by adding the MEGAPLIER option when you are playing the Iowa Mega Millions.

If your chosen IA Mega Millions numbers match the Mega Millions winning numbers on any of these prize levels – you immediately increase your winnings by either 2, 3, 4 or 5 times – depending on what MEGAPLIER number was drawn.

If you play Mega Millions with MEGAPLIER and you are lucky enough to correctly select the 5 main Mega Millions numbers and a MEGAPLIER number of 5 is drawn – the second tier Mega Millions prize of US$ 1 MILLION will be increased by x5 and you could walk away with US$ 5 MILLION.

An enhancement to the MEGAPLIER option took place on October 19th 2013.

This will increase your winnings even further if you play Mega Millions using the
MEGAPLIER multiplier.

A Mega Millions MEGAPLIER multiplier of x5 was introduced meaning that your non-jackpot winnings can now be increased by up to 5 times.

This means - for example - that if you match ALL 5 of the main Mega Millions numbers and play using the MEGAPLIER feature – your Mega Millions 2nd prize
win of US$ 1 MILLION can now be increased up to US$ 5 MILLION.

IA Mega Millions Who Can Play?

In the past – you used to have to buy your lottery ticket in Iowa itself to take part in any of the IowaLottery games – including the Iowa Mega Millions.

Today though – you are able to Play Mega Millions Online from right around the world due to the presence of genuine and fully authorized online lottery ticket sales companies like TheLotter.

So, if you reside outside of Iowa or the USA – but would like to play any Iowa Lottery games including the IA Mega Millions – this is easy to do using the appropriate lottery ticket sales companies – where you can quickly and simply buy lottery tickets online and save yourself a fair amount of time as well.

Unlike most other USA Lottery companies whose minimum age requirement is 18 years – the Iowa State Lottery requires that all players are a minimum of 21 years of age before purchasing any IA Lotto tickets including tickets for the Iowa Mega Millions.

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Iowa Mega Millions Results...

The Iowa Mega Millions Lottery is drawn every week on both Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.00pm CST (11.00pm EST).

You can find the most up to date Iowa Mega Millions Results in various different ways to check your ticket – and see if you have been lucky with the latest Mega Millions winning numbers drawn.

Watch out for the IA Mega Millions winning numbers too on the following Mega Millions TV Stations that are permitted to show the results…

KTIV in Sioux City
WOI in Des Moines
KWQC in Quad Cities
KWWL in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque.

In addition all Iowa Lottery results will be published on ialottery.com – the official IALottery website – soon after each draw has been made. 

You can also find out the Latest Iowa Mega Millions Results from select newspapers across the state and you can always come back to Global Lottery Review to check the latest IA Mega Millions results – plus any Previous Mega Millions Results that you may wish to look up.

IA Mega Millions Odds of Winning...

With 9 different ways of winning – and therefore a great chance of winning something on the IA Mega Millions – the odds vary greatly from 1 in 302,575,350 for matching all the correct Iowa Mega Millions winning numbers – right down to just 1 in 37 for matching only 1 correct number.

The overall odds of winning any prize on the IA Mega Millions are just 1 in 24.

Here is an easy-to-understand calculation table that shows you the odds of winning, the number of matches needed and the prizes you can win – on all different levels of the IA Mega Millions…


Prize Level

Number of Matches


Odds of Winning


5 Main + MEGA Ball


1 in 302,575,350


5 Main

$ 1,000,000

1 in 12,607,306


4 Main + MEGA Ball

$ 10,000

1 in 931,001


4 Main

$ 500

1 in 38,792


3 Main + MEGA Ball

$ 200

1 in 14,547


3 Main

$ 10

1 in 606


2 Main + MEGA Ball

$ 10

1 in 693


1 Main + MEGA Ball

$ 4

1 in 89



$ 2

1 in 37

OVERALL odds of winning ANY prize are 1 in 24

IA Mega Millions Record Jackpots...

Even though the Iowa Lottery has only been selling Mega Millions tickets since January 31st 2010 – there have already been many lucky IA Mega Millions big winners…

The biggest wins on the IA Mega Millions so far have been the US$ 1 Million won on July 14th 2011 by Ken Booth from Palo – Robert Boehm from Denison's similar win of US$ 1 Million back on April 20th 2010 and the US$ 1 Million won by Lonnie Sandberg from Mason City on October 1st 2010.

Each of these wins were Mega Millions 2nd prizes of US$ 250,000 that had been multiplied by 4 because the players had chosen to play Mega Millions using the MegaPlier feature.

There have also been numerous 2nd Prize Mega Millions wins of US$ 250,000 in Iowa..

IA Mega Millions How Prizes are Paid...

If you have won a Iowa Mega Millions jackpot – you will be able to claim your prize as either a cash lump sum or as an annuity payment – you will need to make this choice within 60 days of making your claim.

If you choose the annuity option – your IA Mega Millions winnings will be paid to you annually over a 30 year period.

For all prizes on the IA Mega Millions – you will have 365 days from the date of the draw taking place – to make your claim before your Mega Millions ticket will become invalid.

If your IA Mega Millions win is up to US$ 100 – you can claim your prize from any IowaLottery retailer – up to US$ 600 if there are sufficient retailer funds.

If you’ve had an IA Mega Millions win of over US$ 600 – you will need to claim your prize by submitting a completed IA Lottery Winner Claim Form to any Iowa State Lottery office.

If you’ve been lucky enough to win an IA MegaMillions jackpot prize – you will need to make your claim at the Iowa State Lottery Headquarters in Des Moines.

You needn’t worry if you play lottery online with one of the genuine and authorized online lottery ticket sale companies like TheLotter – as part of their role is to look after all these details for you – making sure that you receive your winnings directly and promptly.

Iowa Lottery Other Games...

As well as the IA Mega Millions – the Iowa Lottery offers various other lotto games – some of which can be played just within the State of Iowa itself like its $100,000 Cash Game, Pick 3, Pick 4 plus numerous IALottery Scratch and Pull-Tab games.

Other Iowa Lottery games such as the Multi-State Powerball game and the Hot Lotto can be played from anywhere in the world.

We have fully reviewed the Iowa Hot Lotto plus the huge rival Iowa Powerball which the Iowa Lottery began selling tickets for when it first began on April 22nd 1992 – as the IALottery was already a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association who run and administer the Powerball – having been one of the original 6 members to form the MUSL on September 16th 1987.

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