The MegaMillions jackpot was won 7 times in 2019

December 17, 2019 – $375 million won in Ohio with the following winning numbers: 22, 30, 53, 55, 56 and the gold Mega Ball 16.

September 24, 2019 – $225 million won by an anonymous player in Leander, Texas. The lucky numbers were: 6, 14, 24, 42, 46 and the gold Mega Ball 9.

July 23, 2019 – $168 million won by the Just as B4 Nominee Trust of 2019, Portsmouth, N.H. It’s the first Mega Millions jackpot-winning ticket ever sold in New Hampshire.

June 7, 2019 – $522 million won by Laarni Bibal with a ticket purchased in San Diego, California. Bibal took some time before claiming her ticket. She chose the cash option and plans to pay off debt and buy a house with her prize.

March 12, 2019 – $50 million won by Hira Singh of Shawnee with a ticket purchased in Kansas City, Missouri at a gas station. The lottery officials said when Singh claimed his prize, he was “still surprised” by the win and was still thinking about how to best use the prize money.

March 1, 2019 – $273 million won by an unemployed Michael J. Weirsky of Alpha, New Jersey. He almost lost his winning ticket by leaving it on a store counter, but luckily was found by a stranger and returned to him.

January 1, 2019 – $437 million won by a group of 23 co-workers from Long Island, N.Y. They opted to take the cash value of the annuitized prize, a single lump sum payment totalling $262,213,914 and will receive a net check of $176,155,308 after required state and federal withholding. Most of the employees will continue working because they view themselves as a family and not just co-workers. They plan to use their winnings for new houses, college funds for their children, and travel.