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Maine Megabucks – Megabucks Plus
Tri State Megabucks – Maine State Lottery
The Maine State Lottery is 1 of 3 separate US State Lotteries that offer the Tri State Lottery Tri State Megabucks PLUS as part of the overall Maine Lottery portfolio of games.
The Tri State Megabucks PLUS is a Multi State Lottery that is run and operated by the Tri State Lottery Consortium who administer and syndicate Tri State Lotto games across the three States of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
The Tristate Megabucks has produced a record jackpot to date of amazing
US$ 16.4 Million.
The very first Megabucks draw took place on September 14th 1985 and lasted until it was replaced by the bigger and better Tri State Megabucks PLUS on
July 26th 2009.
The Tri State Megabucks was the first Multi State Lottery to be introduced into the USA when it was brought out by the Maine Lottery, Vermont Lottery and New Hampshire Lottery companies.
Draws for the Maine Megabucks are made from the offices of the new Hampshire Lottery Commission in Concord NH.
The Maine Megabucks was first sold on September 3rd 1985 when tickets were first issued by the Tri-State Lottery group – and the collaborative partnership between the Maine State Lottery, New Hampshire Lottery and the Vermont Lottery began.
Maine Megabucks PLUS – How It Works…
The Maine Megabucks game works in exactly the same way that the
Tri State Megabucks PLUS works in the States of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Jackpots start off at US$ 1 Million and ROLLOVER after each draw the top prize is not won – increasing in size by a minimum of US$ 50,000 each time –making for some quite large jackpots to be won.
6 numbers are drawn in total for the Maine Megabucks by a random number generator – firstly 5 numbers from 41 are drawn and then from a second set of numbers – 1 number (the MEGAball) from 6 is drawn.
Draws for the Megabucks Maine take place twice every week on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7.59pm EST.
Maine Megabucks PLUS – How to Play…
The aim when playing is to select as many winning Tri State Megabucks numbers correctly as possible – and with 9 different ways in which you can win on the Maine Megabucks– you have a great chance of winning a prize.
There are essentially – 4 ways in which you can play the Maine Lottery Megabucks Plus…
1. Pick 5 of your own main numbers from 1 to 41 plus 1 MEGAball number from 1 to 6.
2. Pick 5 of your own main numbers from 1 to 41 and use the Easy Pick option to let the computer choose your 1 MEGAball number for you from 1 to 6 – using its random number generator.
3. Use the Easy Pick option to let the computer pick your 5 main numbers
from 1 to 41 using its random number generator – and pick your own MEGAball number from 1 to 6.
4. Use the Easy Pick option to let the computer choose both your 5 main numbers from 1 to 41 and your 1 MEGAball number from 1 to 6 using its random number generator.
You can use any of these methods whether you are playing the Maine Megabucks PLUS in-state or if you play Tri State Megabucks PLUS Online with an authorized online lottery ticket sales company such as TheLotter.
Maine Megabucks PLUS – Who Can Play?
In the past – you used to have to buy your lottery ticket in the State of Maine itself to take part in any of the Maine Lottery games – including the Maine Megabucks PLUS.
Today though – you are able to Play Megabucks PLUS 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 Maine State or the US – but wish to play any of the ME Lottery games including the Megabucks Maine – 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.
The Maine State Lottery Commission requires that all players are a minimum of 18 years of age before purchasing any Maine Lotto tickets including tickets for the Maine Megabucks PLUS.
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Maine Megabucks Results…
The Maine Megabucks PLUS is drawn every week on both Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7.59pm EST from the Headquarters of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission in Concord, NH.
You can find the latest Tri State Megabucks Results in various different ways to check your ticket – and see if you have been lucky with the winning Megabucks numbers drawn.
You will be able to find out the winning TriState Megabucks numbers – as well as any other Maine Lottery results – from select newspapers across the state plus all Maine State Lottery Retailers.
You can also return to Global Lottery Review at anytime to check out the very latest winning Maine State Lottery Megabucks numbers – as well as any previous
Tri State Megabucks Results that you may wish to check up on.
Maine Megabucks PLUS – Odds of Winning…
With 9 different ways of winning – and therefore a great chance of winning something on the Megabucks Maine – the odds vary from 1 in 4.49 million for matching all the correct Megabucks numbers right down to just 1 in 15 for matching only 1 correct number.
The overall odds of winning any prize on the Maine Megabucks PLUS are just
1 in 5.9.
Here is an easy-to-read 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 Maine Lottery Megabucks…
Maine Megabucks PLUS ODDS and PRIZES
Number of Matches
Odds of Winning
5 Main + MEGAball
1 in 4,496,388
1 in 899,277.6
4 Main + MEGAball
1 in 24,979.9
1 in 4,996
3 Main + MEGAball
1 in 713.7
1 in 142.7
2 Main + MEGAball
1 in 63
1 in 12.6
1 Main + MEGAball
1 in 15.3
Maine Megabucks – Jackpot Winners…
There have been many TriState Mega Bucks jackpot winners in the State of Maine– the biggest so far being the fantastic amount of US$ 9.16 Million won from a ticket bought at the Handy Store in South Paris on July 1st 1992.
The second largest jackpot to be won to date on the Maine Megabucks has been the US$ 8.2 Million won on January 25th 1992 from a ticket bought at Shaw’s in Portland. This was half of the all time record Tri State Megabucks jackpot of
US$ 16.4 Million which was shared with a Vermont Lottery player.
Other big Tri State Megabucks jackpots that have been won in Maine include the following…
The US$ 8.27 Million Maine Megabucks jackpot won on July 7th 2001 from a ticket purchased at Mister Market in Winthrop.
The US$ 6.95 Million jackpot won on January 3rd 1987 by a ticket bought at Stewart’s Grocery in Jonesport.
The US$ 6.56 Million Maine Lottery Megabucks jackpot won from a ticket purchased at the Newburg Country Store Hampden on May 29th 1991.
The US$ 6.48 Million Tri State Megabucks jackpot won from a ticket bought at the Mic Mac Market in Union on September 10th 1994.
The US$ 6.44 Million jackpot won on the Megabucks Maine from a ticket bought at Barttlett’s Market in Stonington on May 18th 1994.
The US$ 6.18 Million jackpot won on the Maine State Lottery Megabucks on May 17th 2008 from a ticket purchased at McFadden’s Variety in Lubec.
Maine Megabucks PLUS – How Prizes Are Paid?
If you have won a Maine Megabucks PLUS 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 Tri State Megabucks PLUS winnings will be paid to you in 30 payments over a 29 year period.
For all prizes on the Megabucks Maine – you will have 365 days from the date of the draw to make your claim before your ticket will become invalid.
You can claim your Maine Lottery winnings either at a Maine State Lottery retailer, or by mailing your ticket with a claim form to the Maine State Lottery headquarters in Hallowell, ME – or by visiting the Maine Lottery headquarters in person.
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.
Maine State Lottery – Other Games…
As well as the Maine Megabucks PLUS – the Maine State Lottery offers various other lotto games – some of which can be played just within Maine itself such as Weekly Grand, Pick 3 and Pick 4 plus numerous ME Lottery Instant Tickets.
Other ME Lotto games such as the Maine Powerball, Maine Mega Millions and Maine Hot Lotto can be played from anywhere in the world.
We have fully reviewed the Maine Mega Millions game as well as the Maine
Hot Lotto and the Maine Powerball which the Maine State Lottery Commission began selling back on July 31st 2004 – the ME Lottery having rejoined the Multi State Lottery Association (MUSL) who run and administer the Powerball – after a 12 year absence.
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