Get ready for a whopper of a jackpot! For Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Mega Millions estimated jackpot hits $865 million with a cash option payout of $638.8 million.
This historic number officially marks the second-largest jackpot in the history of the game.
Winning Mega Millions numbers for Tuesday, Jan. 19
Each week, the Mega Millions holds drawings on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST. Tonight’s historic winning numbers will be posted below.
Winning numbers: 10 – 19 – 26 – 28 – 50 Mega Ball: 16
Over 4.6 million winning tickets sold
The previous drawing on Friday, Jan. 15 had winning numbers of 3 – 11 – 12 – 38 – 43 and a gold Mega Ball of 15. Despite the fact that no one hit the big jackpot, over 4.6 million winners resulted from the last drawing.
Eight winning tickets won $1 million by matching all five white balls for the second prize:
- New Jersey (2)
- New York
Additionally, 142 tickets nationwide were worth at least $10,000 for matching four white balls plus the Mega Ball. Out of the 142 winners, 22 tickets were worth $40,000 because the $1 Megaplier option was added and the multiplier drawn was 4X.
Buy Mega Millions online
In Pennsylvania, the state-run PA online lottery offers an alternative to buying tonight’s tickets from a traditional retailer. Instead, you can buy draw lottery tickets online plus play other lottery games as well.
Not only can you buy lottery tickets in Pennsylvania, but there are other states where online lottery sales are available as well:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
Don’t let the excitement of big lottery jackpots overwhelm you. Please play responsibly.