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Houston, TX
United States
Member #9841
December 23, 2004
236 Posts
Posted: February 17, 2005, 4:41 pm - IP Logged

I have a question about the megaplier.  Since TX is the only state that offers it, where does the extra $ that surpasses $175,000 come from?  Does the TX lottery commission pick up the rest for megaplier winners?  Just a question I thought of.  Or does the megaplier money come from Mega Millions? 

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    New Jersey
    United States
    Member #1
    May 31, 2000
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    Posted: February 17, 2005, 4:55 pm - IP Logged

    ALL secondary prizes in Mega Millions (and Powerball for that matter) come from the states themselves (the state that sold the ticket).  The only money that is shared is for the jackpot.


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