The ticket owner won the $51 million jackpot and now must decide whether to accept the estimated cash value of $32 million or receive 26 annual payments of approximately $1.96 million dollars each before taxes.
The winning numbers drawn on Tuesday were: 01-16-29-50, Mega Ball: 16.
Players need to pick all 5 winning numbers and the Mega Ball to win the jackpot.
The jackpot for Friday's draw will be $12 million.
The Mega Millions game is played in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.