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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