New Mexico Joins Mega Millions
POSTED: Monday, February 1, 2010 - 12:45pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:26pm
New Mexico (AP) Mega Millions lottery tickets are on sale in New Mexico for the first time.
New Mexicans who buy the lottery tickets are eligible for a drawing Tuesday.
Drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays.
For a dollar, a player chooses five numbers and a Mega Ball number. Matching all six numbers win the jackpot.
The highest Mega Millions jackpot to date is $390 million.
Revenue generated from lottery tickets go to support the New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarship.