Megabucks Oregon (OR) Lottery Results & Game Details

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Lottery Results Updated On: 13 Jul 2020 (GMT)
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Oregon Megabucks Results and Winning Numbers - Oregon Lottery (OR)
Winning Numbers Date Jackpot
    Regular Numbers
  • 08
  • 14
  • 15
  • 19
  • 29
  • 41
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,900,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 27
  • 32
  • 36
  • 37
  • 38
  • 45
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,700,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 03
  • 04
  • 07
  • 13
  • 20
  • 22
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,700,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 06
  • 14
  • 22
  • 33
  • 38
  • 47
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,600,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 01
  • 02
  • 10
  • 32
  • 35
  • 38
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,500,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 08
  • 18
  • 22
  • 27
  • 28
  • 45
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,300,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 09
  • 22
  • 26
  • 33
  • 44
  • 45
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,300,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 10
  • 14
  • 25
  • 29
  • 30
  • 45
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,100,000
    Regular Numbers
  • 08
  • 13
  • 25
  • 27
  • 28
  • 34
Draw Date
Jackpot
$3,100,000

Oregon Megabucks Hot and Cold Numbers

Hot Numbers

Regular Balls
42
19 Times
1
19 Times
38
18 Times
8
17 Times
26
17 Times
23
16 Times
45
15 Times
33
15 Times
11
15 Times
44
15 Times
4
14 Times
13
14 Times
47
14 Times
20
14 Times
35
14 Times
21
14 Times
30
13 Times
15
13 Times
29
13 Times
16
13 Times
41
13 Times
12
13 Times
5
13 Times
2
13 Times
32
13 Times

Cold Numbers

Regular Balls
3
7 Times
10
7 Times
48
8 Times
36
8 Times
19
9 Times
40
9 Times
18
9 Times
39
9 Times
46
10 Times
25
10 Times
6
10 Times
17
10 Times
31
11 Times
22
11 Times
34
11 Times
27
11 Times
37
11 Times
7
12 Times
9
12 Times
28
12 Times
14
12 Times
24
12 Times
43
12 Times

Oregon Megabucks Logo

The Oregon Megabucks is Oregon’s biggest state lottery. It has tri-weekly draws, and the rolling jackpot starts at $1,000,000. To date, the game has turned over 250 individuals into overnight millionaires.

How to Play Oregon's Game Megabucks

Pick Your Numbers

You can use the Quick Pick option and the computer will randomly select your numbers for you, or you can choose 2 sets of 6 numbers from 1 to 48.

Buy Your Ticket

You can buy Oregon Megabucks tickets from any authorized Oregon Lottery retailer for $1 each.

Alternatively, you can buy a ticket from anywhere in the world through TheLotter if you're interested in playing Oregon Megabucks online.

Oregon Megabucks Drawing Schedule

Megabucks drawings take place three days a week, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 7:29 PM PST.

Tickets cannot be purchased during draw break, which is between 7:29 to 7:30 PM on draw days.

Oregon Megabucks Payout and Mechanics

Rules are simple: Simply choose 6 numbers from a pool of 48, and take home the jackpot if you match them all. Jackpots start at $1,000,000 and continue to roll until someone wins. Secondary prizes are also awarded for matching fewer numbers.

The Kicker

The Kicker is Oregon Megabucks’ answer to the likes of Powerball’s Power Play or Megamillion’s Megaplier. Essentially, if you add the $1 Kicker to your purchase, it allows secondary prizes to be multiplied by up to four times. For example, if you win in a prize tier that offers $4,000, applying the Kicker would net you $16,000.

Megabucks Payout and Odds

Numbers Matched Prize Prize with Kicker Odds
6 of 6 Jackpot Jackpot 1 in 6,135,756
5 of 6 estimated $800 Prize x 4 1 in 24,348.49
4 of 6 estimated $40 Prize x 4 1 in 475.34
3 of 6 Free Quick Pick ticket $4 1 in 26.98

Megabucks Prize Claiming

Jackpot winners must choose between a lump sum or annuity payout. Going for the lump sum option means you’ll be paid all your winnings – around a half of the advertised jackpot – in one single transaction. Meanwhile, going for the annuity option means your winnings will be paid out to you in installments over the course of 30 years.

You have a total of 60 days to make your decision, and if you fail to make your choice before the deadline, your prize will automatically be paid out as an annuity. That said, there are some cases wherein Oregon Megabucks officials may allow you to switch to a lump sum payout scheme, so long as payments have not been made out to you.

For secondary prize winners, you can claim prizes $600 or less from any Oregon Lottery retailer. For Prizes below $50,000, you can redeem your winning ticket at Wilsonville payment center. For prizes $50,000 and above, you will have to go to the Oregon Lottery headquarters in Salem to collect your prize.

Also note that prizes are not tax-free and are subjected to local and federal taxes. Plus, if you played using an online lottery agent service, you may have to settle other fees as well (depending on the service you used). More than that, if you live outside the United States, you may also have to deal with your local tax laws.

The Biggest Oregon Megabucks Winners

Over the years, the Oregon Megabucks lottery has produced a ton of millionaires thanks to the generally favorable odds. Below are some of the biggest winners so far:

Jackpot Winners Draw Date
$7.8 million 1 Mar. 2, 2016
$7 million 1 Jun. 10, 2017
$6.8 million 1 Nov. 26, 2016
$6.4 million 1 Aug. 24, 2015
$5.9 million 1 Mar. 11, 2017

Oregon Megabucks History and Facts

The Oregon Lottery began when an amendment to the Oregon Constitution enabled its existence. During the 1984 general elections, it was approved by voters. It is run by the state and is a part of the Multi-State Lottery Association (or MUSL), and has introduced a multitude of games over the years.

One of those games is the Oregon Megabucks, which was one of the first games they introduced in 1985. Not long after its introduction, the Oregon Megabucks added lump sum and annuity payout options in 1990, the first US-based lottery game to have done so at the time. Over the years it has become the flagship game of the Oregon Lottery, and is usually advertised or referred to as “Oregon’s Game”.

Here's some more interesting tidbits about the game:

  • The Oregon Megabucks has produced more than 250 millionaires in its existence.
  • The winner of the $6.8 million jackpot on November 26, 2016 is actually a player from Iraq. The winner used the services of theLotter to purchase his ticket from the comfort of his home. Unsurprisingly, his big win made huge waves in the industry which helped bolster theLotter’s credibility as the leading lottery agent service even further.
  • The winner of the $5.9 million jackpot in March 11, 2017, Bob Frost, bagged his big win via a free ticket he won from an earlier draw.
  • Oregon Lottery officials claim that an alarming amount of Oregon Megabucks players don’t claim their winnings. In fact, for the fiscal year of 2015, a whopping $5.9 million in unclaimed prizes were recorded.
  • Oregon Megabucks funds go to public education, programs that cultivate economic development, and natural resource programs.

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