Another New Yorker Hits Mega Millions Jackpot! This Time in Syracuse
Another New Yorker hit the Mega Millions jackpot and this time it's not from the city. It's a lot closer to home. The $20 million winning ticket was sold in Syracuse, New York.
Days after the big jackpot worth nearly half a billion dollars was sold in Queens, another lucky lottery player becomes a millionaire in New York. One ticket matched all six numbers in the Tuesday, April 18 drawing.
Tuesday, April 18 Winning Numbers
The winning ticket was sold at the Church Wine & Liquor on Kirkville Road in East Syracuse. It's worth $20 million, or $10.5 million cash, after being reset from the last drawing that won a jackpot of $483 million.
Back to Back New York Wins
Several states have won two straight Mega Millions jackpots before, but this is the first time in the game’s history that jackpots have been won in the same state in consecutive drawings, according to Mega Millions. You can see the jackpot history at Megamillions.com.
The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, April 21 with another $20 million jackpot up for grabs. Can New York three-peat?
Central New Yorker Set for Life
A Central New Yorker found his own pot of gold earlier this year, winning $7.3 million on a lottery ticket sold in Barneveld.
A $10 'Set for Life' scratch-off ticket set up one lucky lottery player for the rest of his life. It was sold at the Haver's Circle K, formerly the Nice N Easy on Route 12, on March 15, two days before St Patrick's Day.
The winning ticket is worth $5000 a week for life or a cash payout of $7.3 million.
You can check all winning numbers at Nylottery.ny.gov.