This weekend proved to be a lucky one for New York residents

The New York State Lottery announced that there were a couple of "Big Money" winning lottery tickets sold over the weekend.

One lucky ticket won $50,000 playing the Powerball. That ticket matched 4 out of 5 numbers and had the Powerball number. The winning Powerball numbers from Saturday night were 01-28-30-34-52 with a Powerball number 06

There was another "Big Money" winner in New York from Friday night's Mega Millions drawing. That winning ticket matched 4 out of 5 numbers and also had the Mega Ball number. That ticket won $10,000. The winning numbers from Friday night's Mega Millions drawing were 15-32-38-47-65 with a Mega Ball of 12

The good news is that there were no Grand Prize winners for either the Powerball or Mega Millions over the weekend. That means that Monday's Powerball jackpot is up to $179 million dollars, while the jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing is up to $196 million dollars.

Winning either of those jackpots would put you on the list of the biggest Lottery Jackpots ever won in New York. Here is the current list.

6. $202 Million Dollars

A group of players who played under an LLC named 1937 Flatbush Ave Dodgers LLC won the Powerball prize on June 1st, 2011.

5.$208 Million Dollars

Daniel Bruckner claimed the Mega Millions jackpot winning just a shade over $200 million dollars in December of 2011.

4. $319 Million Dollars

Seven co-workers from Albany pulled their money and had the winning ticket for the Mega Millions. They took home $319 million dollars in 2011.

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3. $326 Million Dollars

Harold Diamond held the record for the largest lottery jackpot in New York for seven years. He took home the Mega Millions jackpot in 2014.

2. $432 Million Dollars

This winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in September of 2021. The NY Lottery does not know who owns the tickets.

1. $476 Million Dollars

Johnnie Taylor took home the jackpot from the Mega Millions drawing in April of 2023.

Any of those jackpots could definitely help some dreams come true. Remember if you plan on playing the lottery, play responsibly.

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