For Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Mega Millions estimated jackpot jumps to a cool $50 million. Also, a potential 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. ET. Make sure to check back below, shortly after the conclusion tonight’s drawing for the winning numbers.
Winning numbers: 18 – 31 – 36 – 43 – 47 Megaball 20
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$1 million Match 5 ticket sold in NY
Previously, 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, located on 184 Howells Road.
How to buy lottery tickets online
Being located in Pennsylvania means you get the advantage of buying 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 at all the participating states.
Nonetheless, here is a list of states where you can purchase lottery tickets online:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
To sign-up, simply visit each state lottery’s website. There’s also exciting incentives for playing online. For example, the PA Lottery offers welcome bonuses plus other promotions for online players.
No matter if you are playing the lottery online or buying tickets through a traditional retailer, please play responsibly.