The next drawing for the Mega Millions drawing is Friday night for a $40 million jackpot. The winning numbers were 34, 44, 57, 62, 70 and Mega Ball 14. The ticket was sold in Long Island.
It was the second time the Mega Millions jackpot has been won on New Year's Day. It was purchased at a gas station on Long Island in NY.More news: Floyd Mayweather Punks Opponent, Alludes to $9 Million Payday
The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $40 million and continues to grow by at least $5 million each drawing until a victor puts a stop to it.
The cash option is $254.6million.
Winners can be identified only after the prizes are claimed and tickets are validated, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery.More news: Ball drops in Times Square as thousands ring in the New Year
The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday with an estimated jackpot of $53 million.More news: Bigg Boss 12 victor Dipika Kakar gets emotional returning home