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One person hits jackpot on New Year’s Day Mega Millions

Posted: 5:26 AM, Jan 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-02 06:26:09-05

It’s a great start to the new year for one lucky lottery player.

One person in New York has won the $425 million Mega Millions jackpot, the 8th largest jackpot for the game.

The winning ticket was sold at Brookville Auto Service in the Town of Oyster Bay, according to the New York Lottery’s official website.

Mega Millions says that the cash option for this jackpot is $254.6 million.

6 people matched 5 numbers to win $1 million, including one ticket sold in at a 7-Eleven in Richardson, Texas.