Tri-State Megabucks Plus – Maine Lottery

By Milo Cruz
Last Updated: February 18, 2019

Maine Lottery Tri-State Megabucks Plus logo

With a minimum jackpot of $1 million, and great overall odds of winning a prize, it’s no wonder why Tri-State Megabucks is one of the Maine Lottery’s most popular games. It also has very simple mechanics and 9 prize tiers in total.

Tri-State Megabucks Plus Drawing Schedule

Tri-State Megabucks Plus drawings are held every twice a week – Wednesday and Saturday evenings, at 7:59 PM ET.

Make sure to purchase your tickets before 7:50 PM on draw nights to qualify for that evening’s draw.

Tri-State Megabucks Plus Payout and Mechanics

To play Maine Lottery’s Tri-State Megabucks Plus game, players must pick 5 numbers from 1 to 41, plus an additional Megaball number from 1 to 6, to form one panel. You can play up to 5 panels on a single play slip, at a cost of $2 per panel.

As usual, the Quick Pick option is available if you want your numbers chosen at random for you. You can also play the same panel(s) for up to 20 consecutive draws.

Tri-State Megabucks Plus Payouts and Odds

Numbers MatchedPrizeOdds
5 of 5 + MegaballJackpot1 in 4,496,388
5 of 5$30,0001 in 899,278
4 of 5 + Megaball$1,3001 in 24,980
4 of 5$1501 in 4,996
3 of 5 + Megaball$251 in 714
3 of 5$71 in 143
2 of 5 + Megaball$51 in 63
2 of 5$21 in 13
1 of 5 + Megaball$21 in 15

Overall odds of winning a prize: approximately 1 in 6.

Tri-State Megabucks Prize Claiming

Prizes under $600 can be claimed at any Maine Lottery retail agent location.

To claim a prize of $600 or greater, you must bring your winning ticket to the Maine Lottery headquarters in Hallowell. You may also complete this process via mail.

Jackpot prizes can be awarded as a single lump sum or in 30 annual payments; and are split equally among multiple winners.

All winners have 1 year after the winning draw to claim their prize.

Tri-State Megabucks Numbers and Results

To find the latest winning Tri-State Megabucks Plus numbers, you can visit the following links: