A?Mega Millions?ticket worth $1 million was bought in New Jersey for Friday night?s drawing,?lottery?officials said.
No one across the country hit the $378 million jackpot, pushing the top prize for Tuesday?s drawing to an estimated $410 million with a cash option of $308.2 million. If someone wins, it would the 11th-largest Mega Millions prize and the 27th-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
New Jersey Lottery?officials will disclose the retailer that sold the lucky ticket on Monday.
The winners were:
?32, 35, 37, 47, and 55 on Friday.
The drawing was 22 Mega Ball with a 3X Mega Ball.
There were also five-number tickets for the second prize. Still, in Connecticut and Florida, the Mega Ball was not brought.
It was almost four months since a $202 million Jackpot winning ticket was acquired in Quick Stop in Inman Avenue in Edison for Feb. 11, drawing. This year, the winner will have the option of remaining anonymous.
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Mega Millions of tickets cost $2 each and in New Jersey must be bought by 10:45 p.m. on the evening of the drawing. The probabilities of a ticket with five numbers to the jackpot are 302,575,350 to 1. Mega Ball Players are shot 1 out of 12,607,306 to gain at least $1 million in the second prize by equal five numbers.
It was the first of two big jackpots won this year in Middlesex County. Anyone who had bought a Buy-Rite Liquors PowerBall ticket on Stelton Street in nearby Piscataway won a $190 million prize on April 8. This award must be requested as well.
Because of COVID-19, the office of the New Jersey Lottery in Lawrence will remain closed. Your winnings may still be claimed in person at any retailer ? provided that they are less than $599.50.
The lottery also accepts postal claims, although officials may temporarily delay payments. Winners should make copies of the claim form and the winning ticket.
Meanwhile, the Powerball drawing of Saturday $20 million did not produce a winner in the Jackpot. Bough's in Indiana was one million dollars, second-prize ticket. All claims scheduled to expire after 19 March were extended a further 30 days from the office's opening date. For example, a winning ticket purchased on 31 March 2019 would usually expire on 31 March 2020 a year later. The claim in this example will only expire on 29 June 2020 as a result of the extension. Then it may be extended the expiry date of the winning tickets.