Mega Millions New Year’s Eve Jackpot at $221 Million; Second Chances for Lottery Lovers

Written By Staff on December 31, 2021
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While New Year’s Eve festivities will add an air of excitement to tonight’s Mega Millions drawing, the still-rising jackpot is enough to get excited about. For Dec. 31, 2021 the jackpot has reached an estimated $221 million. That has a cash value of about $160 million if taken as a lump sum.

Check your numbers here before the ball drops, after 11 p.m.

Winning Mega Millions numbers December 31, 2021

Winning numbers: 2 – 5 – 30 – 46 – 61

Mega Ball: 8

Megaplier: 3x

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Valentine’s Themed Tickets Eligible For Second Chances

Ever wondered what would happen if you got a second chance with the one that got away? Well, you won’t have to wonder with PA Lottery’s A Dozen Roses Second-Chance Drawing. Of course, this only applies to PA Lottery tickets– the Valentine’s Day themed Scratch-Offs and Fast Play games to be precise.

This is the Lottery’s third annual Valentine’s Day-themed Second-Chance Drawing that features Scratch-Off and Fast Play games. To enter your non-winning scratch offs for another chance to win, join the VIP Players Club at or use the official app to simply scan to enter.

Between now and Feb. 17, 2022, you can enter any non-winning Love 2 Win, My Lucky Valentine and Perfect Match Scratch-Off tickets. Then starting Jan. 4, 2022, the non-winning Fast Play tickets become eligible. They are: Lucky in Love, Cupcake Cash and Bee Mine. The number of entries per ticket corresponds to the original ticket price; The $5 tickets get five entries, $2 tickets get two entries, and the $1 tickets get one entry into the drawing.

So what can you win? The second-chance drawings offer five top prizes of $12,000, five prizes of $4,000, four prizes of $1,000, 10 prizes of $100, and 50 prizes of $100 to play online.

Play Online at PA Online Lottery

To use your winnings to play online, you’ll need to sign up at PA Online Lottery. You’ll find your favorite PA draw games, national lottery games, instant-win games and more. While you’re there, be sure to take advantage of our bonus offers. New users receive a $20 Free Play bonus and up to $500 as a deposit match.

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