Winning ticket sold in NY for $425 million Mega Millions jackpot

Posted January 03, 2019

There is one jackpot victor in the New Year's Day Mega Millions drawing, according to lottery officials.

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.

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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.

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The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday with an estimated jackpot of $53 million.

It's the eighth largest jackpot in the game's history. 7News crews did not see a single line at locations selling Mega Millions tickets.

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