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New Year's Day Mega Millions jackpot hits $415 million

New Year's Day Mega Millions jackpot hits $415 million

Yet a $425 million jackpot awaits a lucky NC Mega Millions scratch-off ticket buyer heading into the new year.

Three second-prize tickets were also sold in NY, including locations in Pleasantville, Canton and Little Neck. If they take the lump sum option, they'll get $254 million.

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They face stiff competition, however, as just yesterday Barcelona confirmed they were keen on signing the midfielder. One place Rabiot won't be heading, however, is North London.

The winning ticket was sold at a minimart BP gas station in Glen Head, New York.

This is only the fifth time Mega Millions has been drawn on the first day of the year. It was the world's largest lottery prize ever won on a single ticket. The mega ball was 14.

RB Todd Gurley Out for Sunday vs. 49ers
It's the smart move, considering the Rams clinched the NFC West long ago and don't want to risk long-term damage to Gurley . Gurley sat out of practice last week but participated in a pregame workout ahead of last Sunday's game in Arizona.

The next drawing on Friday, January 4, which resets to its starting value of $40 million, may be seen on 21 News at 11.

The jackpot has been rolling since October, when a $1.5 billion prize was drawn in SC. That winning ticket is worth $10,000. The seven other winners are in New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

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The 10th annual webcast will cover the action and festivities in Times Square, beginning with the Ball Raising at 6 p.m. EST, CNN hosts Brooke Baldwin and Don Lemon will count down to midnight with the Central Time Zone from New Orleans.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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