Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $65,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (March 2, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $65 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Friday, Feb. 28, drawing, 27 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 19,786 other New Jersey players took home $78,224 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, Feb. 28, drawing were: 02, 03, 14, 41, and 64. The Gold Mega Ball was 17, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, March 3, 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.