10 Shocking Lottery Winner Stories:
Check out these 10 stories of lottery winners for whom the "big win" didn't quite "payoff".
Mega Millions Lottery
Mega Millions was launched Aug. 31, 1996 as The Big Game in Maryland, Georgia, Virginia, Massachusetts,
Michigan and Illinois. The Big Game was renamed Mega Millions in May 2002, when the New York
and Ohio Lotteries joined. Mega Millions results are due out Tuesday and Friday evenings just after 11pm
On Feb. 1st 2010, Mega Millions and Powerball began a cross selling agreement allowing states to sell both games. In October 2013 the game was was changed to increase the chance of winning. There are Mega Ball numbers now range from 1 to 15 and the first 5 numbers can now range from 1 to 75.