Mega Millions' New Year's Day jackpot up to $415 million

Mega Millions' New Year's Day jackpot up to $415 million

Mega Millions' New Year's Day jackpot up to $415 million

- Someone in NY is ringing in 2019 as a millionaire.

Assuming the jackpot victor or winners take the one-time lump-sum cash option - the payment will be $254.6 million.

According the New York Lottery website, the winning ticket was sold at a gas station in Glen Head, New York, on Long Island.

Reports say, the $425 million jackpot was the eighth largest in Mega Millions history. The lucky winning ticket can claim a cash option of $254.6 million.

The winning numbers were: 34-44-57-62-70 with a Mega Ball of 14.

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The New Year's Day lottery drawing came and went, and for just the second time in Mega Millions history, someone won the grand prize on January 1.

A number of people came out to buy tickets Tuesday at the One Stop Market on Williamson Road in Roanoke. The last time was in Texas in 2008.

The next drawing is Friday.

At 1 in 302.5 million, the odds of winning are astronomical. 7News crews did not see a single line at locations selling Mega Millions tickets.

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