Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 2/12/19: Did Anyone Win the $173 Million Jackpot Tuesday (Last) Night?
Tuesday night’s Mega Millions jackpot was worth $173 million with a cash option of $105.1 million. Was anyone lucky enough to win the million dollar jackpot?
The Mega Millions lottery drawing was held at 11 p.m. EST on Tuesday night. The winning numbers selected during the drawing were 15-32-39-50-65, Mega Ball 7, and Megaplier 3X, according to the Mega Millions website.
Although no one won the jackpot last night, there was one winner from New York who matched all five selected numbers and won one million dollars, the lottery website states. There were also 16 other players that matched four of the chosen numbers and the Megaplier to win $10,000. To check previous drawings, click here.
The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on Friday at 11 p.m. EST. The jackpot is now worth $190 million with a cash option of $114.8 million, according to the lottery website.
The lottery game is played twice a week every Tuesday and Friday nights, according to the Mega Millions website. The popular lottery game is played when players choose five numbers ranging from one through 70, and then a sixth number from one through 25 for the Mega Ball, the lottery website states. Players also have the option of purchasing the Megaplier, which could increase non-jackpot prizes.
On Friday, someone purchased a one million dollar ticket from a Wegmans sold in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The winning ticket matched all five white balls drawn which were: 14-24-31-42-48, WNEP reported.
Although it still remains unclear who the winner is, Wegman’s will get a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. The Pennsylvania Lottery tweeted about the winning ticket on Monday.
Big Mega Millions and Powerball with Power Play wins over the weekend! Check out the winning locations here: https://t.co/ghQsO3VIVp pic.twitter.com/1gZEPvX6B5
Another winner who recently claimed a million dollar prize was a man from Illinois. Danny Lovett, 60, previously told lottery officials he stopped for some coffee in January and decided to take a chance on playing for the Mega Millions January 15 drawing.
The 60-year-old purchased the ticket from a convenience store in Colfax, Iowa. He told lottery officials he waited a few days to check the numbers and was shocked to have found out he was a winner. Lovett claimed his prize on February 4.
“You count and you count and you look and it’s like, ‘There’s no way!'” Lovett previously told lottery officials. “Then you wake people up out of bed so they can see, too. It’s a great thing.”
He told lottery officials he plans on buying a house, saving for retirement, and buying a 1972 Ford Mustang fastback.
The latest Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night was worth $173 million.