One Hudson County Ticket Wins $10,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $86,000,000
TRENTON (Oct. 19, 2020) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, October 16, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at R & R Fuel Inc., 3205 Hudson Ave., Union City in Hudson County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 11 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 $2,500. Moreover, 21,802 other New Jersey players took home $111,912 in prizes ranging from $2 to $1,000. The winning numbers for the Friday, October 16, drawing were: 27, 32, 50, 52, and 57. The Gold Mega Ball was 12, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 05.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, October 20, 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.