Friday the 13th could turn out to be the luckiest day, a life-changing day, for an Empire State resident.
Once again, the Mega Millions jackpot rolled over.
Second-Largest Mega Millions Jackpot Set for Friday the 13th In New York State
No one hit the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday which was valued at over $1 billion.
Now a gigantic prize of at least $1.35 billion, $707.9 million cash, is up for grabs during the next Mega Millions drawing which is set for Friday, Jan. 13.
The last Mega Millions jackpot was won in October 2022.
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“The jackpot has rolled again, keeping everyone who follows Mega Millions in suspense for yet another drawing,” Lead Director of the Mega Millions Consortium Pat McDonald stated. “Now at $1.35 billion, the Mega Millions jackpot is moving up and making history as the second highest Mega Millions jackpot ever."
The biggest Mega Million jackpot was won on Oct. 23, 2018. The $1.537 billion winning ticket was sold in South Carolina.
A $1.337 Mega Million jackpot, the third-biggest Mega Millions jackpot, was won by someone in Illinois in July 2022.
$3 Million Winning Ticket Sold In Orange County, New York
The winning numbers for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing were 7, 13, 14, 15 and 18 with a gold Mega Ball of 9.
While there was no jackpot winner, a $3 million dollar winning ticket was sold in Orange County, New York.
The winning ticket was sold at the Smokes 4 Less in Newburgh. The store is located at 59 North Plank Road.
The unknown holder of the second-prize ticket played the Megaplier to win $3 million.
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