The Mega Millions jackpot is a big one to win this week.
No one claimed the jackpot at Tuesday's drawing for Mega Millions, and it is now at an estimated $368 million, or $263.7 million in cash.
In May, a single ticket took home $515 million from Mega Millions, the ninth-highest jackpot ever in the 19-year history of the game.
How to play
When is the Mega Millions drawing?
Drawings are every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. The next drawing is this Friday, Sept. 10.
What's the jackpot?
The estimated jackpot is now $368 million, or $263.7 million in cash.
Mega Millions payout
Tickets to Mega Millions cost $2 per play.
There are nine total ways to win a prize, from the jackpot to $2.
Players can pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers: five different numbers from 1-70 and one number from 1-25.
- 5 + 1 = Jackpot
- 5 + 0 = $1 million
- 4 + 1 = $10,000
- 4 + 0 = $500
- 3 + 1 = $200
- 3 + 0 = $10
- 2 + 1+ $10
- 1 + 1 = $4
- 0 + 1 = $2
You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.
You can either pick your lucky numbers yourself, or select Easy Pick or Quick Pick and have the numbers auto drawn. If you can't make up your mind, Mega Millions' website has a random number generator.
The latest winning numbers drawn Tuesday were 15, 17, 25, 32, 53 and 12.
What's the Megaplier?
Most states offer the Megaplier feature, which increases non-jackpot prizes from two, three, four and five times.
It costs an additional $1 per play.
Before each regular Mega Millions drawing, the Megaplier is drawn. From a pool of 15 balls, five are marked with "2X," three with "4X" and one with "5X."
What are the odds of winning?
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are about 1 in 303 million, and the odds of winning the $1 million prize are 1 in 12.6 million.
The overall chance of winning any prize are 1 in 24.
Where to buy tickets
You can play Mega Millions in 47 localities: 45 states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To find locations, search the Mega Millions website.
In Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana, you can buy a Mega Millions ticket at gas stations, convenience stores and supermarkets until 10:45 p.m. on drawing night.
In Kentucky, residents can also purchase tickets online at Kylottery.com.
In Ohio, residents can use Lottery Card available in Kroger, Buehler’s Fresh Foods and Giant Eagle stores. It allows Ohio consumers to enter draw games on their phones and get notified and paid electronically if they win.
What happens if I win?
Congratulations! If you're the lucky winner, Mega Millions offers two options. You can either take annuity, where you're paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments. Each payment is 5% bigger than the previous.
There's also the cash option, a one-time, lump sum payment equal to all the cash in the Mega Millions jackpot prize pool.