A ticket with all six numbers in Tuesday evening’s multi-state Mega Millions draw was sold in New York and the ticket holder will have the choice between receiving the estimated $20 million jackpot in 30 graduated payments over 29 years or a lump sum payment of $10.6 million.
The numbers drawn Tuesday were 2, 12, 18, 24, 39 and the Mega number was 18.
The drawing was the first since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.
A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, was sold in Massachusetts and is worth $3 million because the player utilized the Megaplier option, where for an additional $1 any non-jackpot prize is multiplied by the Megaplier number drawn.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 302,575,350, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.
The Mega Millions game is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The jackpot for Friday’s drawing will be $20 million.