The amount of numbers needed to win anything in the Mega Millions lottery is two. With that, a person may win a few dollars. You need to have all five numbers correct in order to win the Mega Millions jackpot. Mega Millions is a large multi-state lottery game that can be played in states like New York, Georgia, Arizona, New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, Texas, and Wisconsin. When a jackpot reaches high multi-million dollar amounts, the winnings receive much media attention.