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Which States Win Mega Millions the Most?

Texas won the last Mega Millions. Here are the states that win the most.

The last Mega Millions jackpot was won on October 6, 2023 in Texas, the state's 14th jackpot win!

With past Mega Millions jackpots ranging from $20 million up to $1.58 BILLION, you may be wondering which states win Mega Millions the most. Is geography in your favor? Here are America's luckiest states for hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. 

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Mega Millions States

Mega Millions is available in 47 jurisdictions—45 states plus Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Of all the Mega Millions states, 28 have won Mega Millions jackpots—some more than others! 

As always, take this list with a grain of salt. South Carolina, for example, has only won 1 Mega Millions jackpot—but it was a pretty historic one. (#MegaBillions forever).

Plus, there are five states that don’t have state lotteries: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. Mississippi's state lottery is still relatively new—it began selling Mega Millions tickets in January 2020. Learn more about how to play Mega Millions here. 

Mega Millions Jackpot Winners By State

Source: Mega Millions
State Jackpots Won  Year of Last  Win
New York 43 2023
California 33 2022
New Jersey 22 2020
Ohio 20 2019
Michigan 18 2021
Georgia 17 2016
Illinois 14 2022
Texas 14 2023
Maryland 11 2014
Virginia 9 2016
Washington  5 2016
Massachusetts  5 2023
Florida 5 2023
Pennsylvania 3 2021
Arizona 2 2021
Indiana 2 2016
Missouri 2

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North Carolina 2 2011
Tennessee 2 2022
Arkansas 1 2017
Idaho 1 2011
Kansas 1 2012
Maine 1 2023
Minnesota 1 2022
New Hampshire 1 2019
Rhode Island 1 2018
South Carolina 1 2018
Wisconsin 1 2020
Colorado 0

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Connecticut 0

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Delaware 0

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District of Columbia 0

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Iowa 0

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Kentucky 0

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Louisiana 0

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Mississippi 0

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Montana 0

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Nebraska 0

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New Mexico 0

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North Dakota 0

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Oklahoma 0

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Oregon 0

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South Dakota 0

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Vermont 0

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Virgin Islands 0

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West Virginia 0

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Wyoming 0

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*Updated as of Mega Millions jackpot win in Texas on October 6, 2023

Next check out the top 10 Mega Millions jackpots in history.

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