Mega Millions results for 01/01/19; 1 winner of $425 million jackpot
The Mega Millions numbers for Jan. 1: 34-44-57-62-70. The Gold Mega Ball: 14. The Megaplier: 4.
LANSING, MI – The New Year got off to an unbelievable start for a lucky lottery player in New York after they were the sole winner of the $425 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Tuesday, Jan. 1.
That means the drawing on Friday, Jan. 4 will be worth $40 million with a cash option of $23.9 million.
The Mega Millions numbers for Jan. 1: 34-44-57-62-70
The Gold Mega Ball: 14
The Megaplier: 4
Mega Millions winners for Jan. 1:
· Along with the grand prize winner, seven players matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas with three of those sold in New York.
· The player in Pennsylvania also played the Megaplier option, which increased their winnings to $4 million.
· In Michigan, three tickets sold won $2,000. That was the largest prize won in the state.
· There were 831,832 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. In Michigan, 25,273 tickets sold won at least $4.
Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25. The odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 302 million.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
· The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday night, Jan. 2 with an estimated jackpot of $53 million and a cash option of $32 million.
· The next Lotto 47 drawing is also Wednesday night, Jan. 2 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.2 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
· Wednesday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $156,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
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Mega Millions results for 01/01/19; 1 winner of $425 million jackpot The Mega Millions numbers for Jan. 1: 34-44-57-62-70. The Gold Mega Ball: 14. The Megaplier: 4. LANSING, MI – The New
Mega Millions Numbers, Results for 1/1/19: Where Was The Winning $425 Million Jackpot Ticket Sold On Tuesday (Last) Night?
Someone in New York is staring the New Year on the right foot after winning the $425 Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night.
Tuesday night’s jackpot was worth $425 million with a cash option of $254.6 million, according to the Mega Millions website. The winning numbers announced at 11 p.m. EST were 34-44-57-62-70, Mega Ball 14 and Megaplier 4X, the website states.
The winning jackpot ticket was purchased in Glen Head, New York at Brookville Auto Service, according to ABC News. This is the second time someone has won the Mega Millions jackpot on New Year’s Day after one person hit the jackpot in Texas on the first day of the new year in 2008, according to the Mega Millions website.
There were also three Match 5 winners in New York, as well as match 5 winners in Ohio, South Carolina, and Texas, according to the Mega Millions website. There was also a Match 5 and Megaplier winner in Pennsylvania, earning the winner $4 million. Click here to see all the winners from last night’s drawing.
The next Mega Millions drawing held on Friday night at 11 p.m. EST and will be worth $40 million with a cash option of $23.9 million, according to the Mega Millions website.
Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday night at 11 p.m. EST. The popular lottery game is played across the U.S. in 44 states, including the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. To play the game, lottery players will choose five numbers ranging from one through 70 and then a sixth number ranging from one through 25, according to the Mega Millions website.
The last person to claim a Mega Millions jackpot was Timothy Monte of Tohajiilee, New Mexico. Monte told lottery officials that he had purchased the ticket at a gas station in Albuquerque for the December 14 drawing.
Monte said he thought he had won $40,000 from the Mega Millions drawing, but actually won $4 million. He had purchased Megaplier for an additional dollar, which quadrupled his winnings to $4 million, according to lottery officials. He accepted his winnings on December 18.
There is still a jackpot winner who has not claimed their prize. There was a ticket sold in South Carolina in October for the $1.5 billion, but the winner has yet to claim the prize, CBS News previously reported. The jackpot winner has until April to claim the prize, according to lottery officials.
There was one winner who hit the Mega Millions jackpot in New York on Tuesday night.