Mega Millions Hits a Billion
TRENTON (Jan. 22, 2021) – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot has been increased to $1,000,000,000, the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history, and the third-largest jackpot for all North American games. The estimated cash value is $739.6 million.
Playing the lottery is a form of entertainment and so players are urged to keep in mind the importance of playing responsibly. Please remember to stay safe and socially distant if you choose to purchase lottery tickets and be sure to wear a mask and wash your hands.
Friday’s $1 billion Mega Millions drawing will be held at 11:00 pm. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 pm to participate in the drawing.