Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 3/12/19: Where The Winning $50 Million Jackpot Ticket Was Sold

The latest Mega Millions jackpot drawing on Tuesday night was worth $50 million with a cash option of $30.1 million. Was anyone lucky enough to win the jackpot prize?

The latest Mega Millions drawing was held on Tuesday night at 11 p.m. EST. The selected numbers were 10-12-16-49-57, Mega Ball 18, and Megaplier 4X, according to the Mega Millions website. There was one lucky winner from Missouri who won the $50 million jackpot prize, according to the lottery. There were eight other winners who won $10,000 after matching four of the winning numbers and the Mega Ball, the Mega Millions website states. To check the numbers from previous Mega Millions drawings, click here.  

Mega Millions next lottery drawing will be held on Friday at 11 p.m. EST, according to the website. The jackpot is now worth $40 million with a cash option of $24.1 million, the Mega Millions website states. 

The lottery drawings for the Mega Millions jackpot are held every Tuesday and Friday night at 11 p.m. EST. The popular lottery game is played in 44 states across the U.S. and costs only $2 to play, according to the Mega Millions website.

gettyimages-1052526658-594x594 A woman fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket on October 19, 2018 in New York City. The latest Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night is worth $50 million with a cash option of $30.1 million. ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

A man from New Jersey was the last person to claim a Mega Millions jackpot prize. Michael J. Weirsky won $273 million from the Mega Millions jackpot on March 1, according to a Mega Millions press release. He claimed his prize on Thursday at Lottery Headquarters.

Weirsky, who is from Warren County, New Jersey, said during a press conference that he had almost lost the ticket the day he purchased it. He told lottery officials he forgot it at the counter of the convenience store where he purchased the ticket, but someone gave the tickets back to the clerk. The New Jersey native returned to the store the next day and retrieved his tickets right before the Mega Millions drawing.

“Congratulations to Mr. Weirsky on his multi-million dollar jackpot prize. In addition to Mr. Weirsky’s big win, retailers across New Jersey won big, too,” said New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James A. Carey, Jr., in a statement. “We have more than 7,000 retailers across the state, and this Mega Millions run has generated more than $1.1 million in commissions and bonuses for those retailers.”

Earlier this month, the winner who won the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot claimed the prize. The South Carolina Education Lottery Commission announced that the winner of the largest jackpot payout in U.S. history claimed their prize from the October 23 drawing on March 4. The commission said the anonymous jackpot winner chose the one-time payment of $877,784,124.

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