Mega Millions Rolls To $130,000,000
One $10,000 Winning Ticket Sold
TRENTON (Jan. 22, 2020) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, Jan. 21, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was sold at Patt Deli & Grocery, 310 Elm St., Newark in Essex County.
The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Jan. 21, drawing were: 16, 18, 29, 31 and 37. The Gold Mega Ball was 08, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
In addition, 20 other players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Five of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Moreover 27,515 other New Jersey players took home $126,390 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey.
The next drawing will be held Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:00 pm. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 pm to participate in the drawing. Mega Millions tickets cost just two dollars; by adding the Megaplier option for an extra dollar per play, players can increase their non-jackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.