And you thought winning the lottery now was hard. Well, the odds are about to get even worse By chris 09/19/2013 Albuquerque News The New Mexico lottery just announced it's changing the Mega Millions game. Instead of picking from 56 numbers, suckers, I mean people, will now pick from 75 numbers. Under the new rules, the odds of winning a jackpot will increase from only 1 in 176 million to 1 in 259 million. Wow. But other rule changes will make it a little more likely to win smaller prizes and increases the prize win for matching five numbers. I play the lottery a few times a year, more to talk about what I would buy with the money then actually having any realistic expectations on winning but this should prove how much of a long shot the lottery really is. read full story > Subscribe to get the best Albuquerque stories delivered free right to your inbox. Yes Please! Thank you for subscribing!