One Essex and One Morris County
Tickets Win $10,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $78,000,000
TRENTON (August 31, 2020) – There were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, August 28, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Essex County: 66 Bloomfield Petroleum LLC, 66-80 Bloomfield Ave., Newark; and
- Morris County: Quick Chek #50, 233 Main St., Madison.
In addition to the third-tier prizes won, seven players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Moreover, 21,351 other New Jersey players took home $91,788 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Friday, August 28, drawing were: 03, 09, 50, 53, and 64. The Gold Mega Ball was 01, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, September 1, 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.