Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 2/22/19: Did Anyone Win the $224 Million Jackpot on Friday (Last) Night?

Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot was worth $224 million with a cash option of $136.1 million. Was anyone lucky enough to win the million dollar jackpot?

The Mega Millions lottery drawing was held at 11 p.m. EST on Friday night. The winning numbers for the drawing were 18-24-31-34-55, Mega Ball 4, and Megaplier, according to the Mega Millions website. Although no one won the million dollar jackpot, there were four winners who matched five of the winning numbers and won one million dollars in California, Maryland, Michigan, and New York, the lottery website states. There were also 18 other winners who matched four of the winning numbers and the Mega Ball to win $10,000. To check the numbers from previous Mega Millions drawings, click here.

The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on Tuesday at 11 p.m. EST, according to the Mega Millions website. The jackpot for the lottery is now worth $245 million with a cash option of $148.3 million.

The lottery 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, according to the Mega Millions website. The game is played twice a week every Tuesday and Friday night.

The last Mega Millions winner was a group of co-workers from Long Island, New York. The group claimed their prize on Tuesday after winning the $437 million jackpot on New Year's Day, according to a statement from the New York Lottery. The winning numbers for the January 1 drawing were 34-44-57-62-70 with Mega Ball 14.

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A man shows his just purchased lottery tickets from the Blue Bird Liquor store in Hawthorne, California on October 23, 2018. Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot was worth $224 million with a cash option of $136.1 million. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

The group of 23 co-workers, who wish to stay anonymous, purchased the ticket at the Brookville Auto Service in Glen Head, New York. The winners claimed the million dollar jackpot under the name New Life 2019, LLC, according to the New York Lottery. The jackpot is known as the largest jackpot in New York Lottery history, according to lottery officials.

They opted for the single sum payment of $262,213,914 and will receive a net check of $176,155,308 after state and federal taxes, lottery officials said.

The representatives from the New Life 2019, LLC, have told lottery officials they plan to spend the money on traveling, new homes, and their children. The auto service who sold the winning ticket will receive a $10,000 bonus from the New York Lottery.

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