Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 2/19/19: Did Anyone Win the $206 Million Jackpot Tuesday (Last) Night?
The latest Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night was worth $206 million with a cash option of $124.7. Did anyone get lucky and hit the million dollar jackpot?
The Mega Millions lottery drawing was held on Tuesday night at 11 p.m. EST. The chosen numbers for the drawing were 17-24-34-56-65, Mega Ball 3, and Megaplier 2X, according to the Mega Millions website. Although no one won the jackpot, there was one person from Tennessee who matched five of the selected numbers and won one million dollars. There were also 14 other winners who won $10,000 after matching four of the winning numbers and the Mega Ball, according to the lottery website. To check numbers from previous drawings, click here.
The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on Friday at 11 p.m. EST. The jackpot is now worth $224 million with a cash option of $136.1 million, according to the Mega Millions website.
The popular lottery game is played twice a week every Tuesday and Friday nights, according to the Mega Millions website. The game is played when players choose five numbers ranging from one through 70, and then a sixth number from one through 25 for the Mega Ball.
The last person to claim a million dollar prize from the Mega Millions lottery was a woman from Dumas, Arkansas. Linder Mathis told lottery officials that her husband purchased a ticket for her at the Super Stop in Pine Bluff, Arkansas for the January 29 drawing.
Mathis told lottery officials she and her husband don’t play the lottery often. The owner of the store told her that he knew she had purchased the winning ticket when he checked surveillance footage after the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced that it was purchased at the store. She claimed her two million dollar prize on February 9.
“My husband didn’t believe the owner when he told him that we were winners, because we don’t play the lottery often. We checked our numbers and discovered that he [the owner] was actually telling the truth,” she told lottery officials.
She said her husband told her while she was at the hospital with her daughter, who had just given birth to her first child.
“I was at the hospital with my daughter, who had just given birth to her first child and our fourth grandchild, when my husband called me crying and said we had won $2 million,” Mathis told lottery officials.
The store that sold the winning ticket will receive $20,000 in commission. Mathis, who is a grandmother of four, told lottery officials she will use her winnings to pay bills, go on a family vacation, and help her children.The jackpot prize on Tuesday night was worth $206 million.
Mega Millions Numbers for 02-19-2019
This page has the latest Mega Millions winning numbers for this draw, plus detailed prize payout information.
There are three ways to see more Mega Millions winning numbers:
- Are you a winner? Enter your numbers in the Mega Millions Number Checker to see if you’ve won in the past 365 days
- View the latest Mega Millions winning numbers.
- Did you win in an older drawing? You can view past Mega Millions numbers and prize payouts for all drawings since 1992.
These are the prize payouts for all states that play MegaMillions combined, along with the prize values for each prize tier, with and without the Megaplier. Scroll to the bottom for links to particular state payout tablesView the winners and prize payout information for the Mega Millions draw on Tuesday February 19th 2019 ]]>