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Winning ticket for $425M lottery jackpot sold at Glen Head gas station


A winning ticket in the $425 million New Year's Day Mega Millions drawing was sold at Brookville Auto Service on Northern Boulevard in Glen Head, according to New York Lottery officials.

As of press time on Wednesday morning, the winner had not come forward.

A release on megamillions.com reads, "An unforgettable New Year’s celebration is on tap for a lucky Mega Millions ticket holder in New York, as the jackpot was won on the first day of the New Year!

"A single ticket matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night to win the estimated $425 million jackpot ($254.6 million cash)," the release continues. "At that value, it is the eighth largest jackpot in the history of the game."

The winning numbers for Jan. 1 are the white balls 34, 44, 57, 62 and 70, plus the gold Mega Ball 14.

It was the second time the Mega Millions jackpot has been won on New Year’s Day. The only previous Jan. 1 winner was in Texas in 2008.