Ticket sales for the new Mega Millions game will begin in Vermont Jan. 31. Mega Millions is a multi-state lotto game with jackpots starting at $12,000,000. Jackpots are comparable to Powerball which is already sold in Vermont. Players win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing. In addition to the large jackpot, there are other prizes ranging from $2 to $250,000.