For Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Mega Millions estimated jackpot jumps to a cool $50 million. A jackpot winner could choose the cash option of $39.3 million.
Winning Mega Millions numbers for Tuesday, Oct. 6
If you’re buying Mega Millions tickets, know that drawings occur on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST. Make sure to check back below shortly after tonight’s drawing for the winning numbers.
Winning numbers: 15 – 16 – 18 – 39 – 59, Megaball 17
$1 million Match 5 ticket sold in NY
The winning numbers for Friday, Oct. 2, were 9 – 38 – 47 – 49 – 68, with a gold Megaball of 25. Additionally, the $1 Megaplier option was 2X.
Although no one hit the Mega Millions jackpot, one lucky second-place ticket was sold in New York. The winner matched all five white balls, which makes the ticket worth $1 million.
The winning ticket was sold in Bay Shore, NY, out of a retailer called Shore Stationary and Gifts, at 184 Howells Road.
How to buy lottery tickets online
Being located in Pennsylvania means you get the advantage of being able to buy lottery tickets online and through mobile devices from the PA online lottery. Although Mega Millions tickets are sold in 45 states at the moment, you can’t buy lottery tickets online in all the participating states.
Here is a list of states where you can:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
To sign up, simply visit each state lottery’s website. There are also exciting incentives for playing online. For example, the PA Lottery offers welcome bonuses and other promotions for online players.
Whether you are playing the lottery online or buying tickets through a traditional retailer, please play responsibly.