Changes coming to Mega Millions in October
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – There will be changes coming to the Mega Millions game starting in October.
It will feature a quadrupled second prize from $250,000 to $1 million in cash.
The lottery says overall odds of winning any prize will increase from 1-in-40 to about 1-in-15.
However, winning the jackpot will get more difficult with odds being at 1-in-259-million.
The changes will go into effect on October 19, but will require the lottery to limit advance play for the game starting on Tuesday, July 23.
You can watch the Mega Millions drawing on NewsChannel 9 on Tuesdays and Fridays.
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