We are not even a full month into the new year and already several New Yorkers are way richer than they were in 2022.

In 2023, there have already been several million-dollar winning lottery winners across the state.

While no one has claimed one of the big Billion dollar jackpots from Powerball or Mega Million, several ticket holders have matched enough numbers to win big. Some of the other big winners came off scratch-off tickets in the state.

According to the New York State lottery, so far this year, there have been two confirmed million-dollar winners from scratch-off tickets.

Both Patricia Kontrafouris and Richard Bossi each won $5 million dollars from scratch-off games here in New York.

There was one jackpot-winning ticket sold in New York for the January 17th Mega Millions drawing. That ticket is worth $20 million dollars.

There were four million dollars winning Mega Millions tickets sold in New York for the drawing on January 13th.

There was a $3 million dollar winning Mega Millions ticket sold in New York for the January 10th drawing. The player matched all five numbers and also had the megaplier.

There were two $1 million dollar winning tickets sold for the January 6th drawing.

So even if you don't hit one of those record-breaking jackpots with the Powerball or Mega Millions worth a billion dollars, your dollar and a dream can still come true on a smaller scale here in New York.

New York Lottery Scratch Off Tickets With The Most Number One Jackpots Remaining

Here in New York, the time is now to start searching for some amazing jackpots. There are all sorts of different kinds of Scratch-Off tickets offered by the New York Lottery.

While looking at the latest weekly roundup for grand prizes, we counted 59 different tickets that have their grand prizes still on the market. The report was last updated on January 4th 2023, as we publish this article. 

How To Protect Yourself And Your Money If You Win The Lottery

Whether you've recently won the lottery (or are planning to!), there are some things you should do right away to protect not only yourself but also your money. 

Luckiest Places To Buy Lottery Tickets

These places have sold the most winning lottery tickets.