Mega Millions Jackpot and Second Prize Winner States
Three statistical data are presented on this page
- List of states that sold the highest number Mega Millions jackpot winning tickes, tabulated in descending order from top sellers
- States that won the most and the least Mega Millions jackpot money presented on a bar chart.
- States that sold the highest number of Mega Millions second prize winning tickes from 2010 to date presented on a bar chart.
When reading these statistics, keep in mind that some states have been playing Mega Millions from
the beginning (2002) while others joined only as recently as 2011.
This table lists all Mega Millions states arranged according to the number of jackpot winning tickets sold in the state. Also
listed are the amount won, and the participation of the state in the Mega Millions lottery, expressed in terms of the
percentage of the draws it participated.
The state of New York tops the list with 27 Mega Millions jackpot winning tickets worth $2137.5 million won. As a matter of fact, highly ranked states with less than 100% participation are the actual big winners since they achieved it within a shorter period of time.The data were compiled after the latest Mega Millions draw of Friday, August 30, 2013
|State||Jackpots won||Amount won||Participation||2nd Prize||New York||27||$2137.5 mil|
|493||New Jersey||19||$1559.5 mil|
|50||North Carolina||2||$68.5 mil|
|33||West Virginia||0||$0 mil|
|12||Virgin Islands||0||$0 mil|
|41||South Dakota||0||$0 mil|
|3||South Carolina||0||$0 mil|
|28||Rhode Island||0||$0 mil|
|14||North Dakota||0||$0 mil|
|2||New Mexico||0||$0 mil|
|3||New Hampshire||0||$0 mil|
|4||District Of Columbia||0||$0 mil|
What we refer to as participation in the above table is the percentage of the total draws that a state has participated in this lottery game. States that have been members of Mega Millions from the beginning have a participation value of 100%. That is, they have been there for all the 1178
draws. The bar chart is intended for visual comparison of the states' membership in Mega Millions.
Top Mega Millions Jackpot-Money Winner States
This chart displays the estimated Mega Millions jackpot amount won by states in millions of dollars from 2002 to date. You
can arrange the display by state to be able to locate your state, or by amount to see the top jackpot winner state and non-winner
states as well.
Top Mega Millions Second Prize Winner States
This second chart displays the number of Mega Millions second prizes won by states from 2010 to date. You can arrange the
display by state to be able to locate your state, or by number of winners to see the top second prize winner state and non-winner
states as well.
The full list of jackpot draws page lists all Mega
Millions jackpot draws with the winner states. Also, jackpot
draws on a calendar page displays the same data on a calendar for visual perception. Furthermore, the
Mega Millions states page contains the dates the
state joined the Mega Millions lottery game together with the number of draws it participated in, and even state taxes
and prize claim periods for winners.