Mega Millions jackpot up to $425 million for New Year's drawing

The New Year’s Day Mega Millions jackpot is the eighth largest in history after the December 28 drawing named no winners

Someone started the 2019 a whole lot richer.

The jackpot is at a whopping $425 million. It was the eighth largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, according to the lottery. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in about 300 million.

The winning numbers were: 34-44-57-62-70 with a Mega Ball of 14.

There was one big victor in Tuesday's $425 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing, the eighth-largest in jackpot in the game's history. It was purchased at a gas station on Long Island in NY.

A winning ticket was purchased in Long Island, New York. The victor of that prize - a world record for a single lottery ticket - has not yet come forward. Matching all six numbers will bring home $425 over time or a $254 million cash option. The seven other winners are in New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas. 7News crews did not see a single line at locations selling Mega Millions tickets.

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