We have a winner! Someone in Central New York is a millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions.

The winning Mega Millions numbers for the Tuesday, March 26 drawing are:

7-11-22-29-39 +4

One winning ticket worth $1.3 BILLION was sold in New Jersey for the first Mega Millions winner of 2024. It's the fifth-largest jackpot in history. It'll now reset to $20 million for the next drawing on Friday, March 29.

Central New York Winner

12 winning million-dollar tickets were also sold, 2 in New York. One in Nassau County and one a little closer to home in Onondaga County.

The lucky player in Central New York bought the winning ticket at the Speedway on Brewerton Road in Cicero.

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There have been 36 straight drawings without someone hitting the Powerball jackpot. The last big winner was on January 1, 2024.

READ MORE: Lottery Player in Central New York Small Town Wins Big

The estimated jackpot for the Wednesday, March 27 drawing is $865 million, with a lump sum cash payout of $416.1 million.

The odds of hitting it are 1 in 292.2 million. But hey, you never know right? Someone will win the jackpot. It just happened in New Jersey. Why not you?

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$1.586 Billion – Jan. 13, 2016 – CA, FL, TN
$1.08 Billion – July 19, 2023 – CA
$865 Million (est.) – March 27, 2024
$842.4 Million – January 1, 2024 – MI
$768.4 Million – March 27, 2019 – WI
$758.7 Million – Aug. 23, 2017 – MA
$754.6 Million – Feb. 6, 2023 - WA
$731.1 Million – Jan. 20, 2021 – MD

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