Mega Millions ticket worth $10K sold in Madison


MADISON — 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:

QuickChek, located at 233 Main Street, and 66 Bloomfield Petroleum LLC, located at 66-80 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark.

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.

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 next drawing will be held Tuesday, September 1, at 11:00 p.m. 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.