TRENTON-A stroke of luck descended upon New Jersey as one fortunate individual clinched a third-tier prize, pocketing a substantial $50,000 windfall. This remarkable victory emerged from the Mega Millions drawing held on Tuesday, September 12, where the winning ticket successfully matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball.
The winning ticket, enhanced by the Megaplier option, transformed what would have been a $10,000 prize into a remarkable $50,000 payout. The fortuitous ticket was acquired at Ringoes Country Deli, nestled at 1080 Old York Rd. in Ringoes, Hunterdon County.
The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $162 million
Furthermore, 11 additional players achieved a notable feat, matching four of the five white balls drawn, each securing a prize worth $500. The Mega Millions drawing also brought joy to 24,221 other New Jersey players who collectively claimed $142,624 in prizes, spanning from $2 to $1,000.
The winning numbers that set this wave of excitement in motion were: 02, 14, 21, 42, and 67. The Gold Mega Ball, which contributed to this triumphant moment, was 18, and the Megaplier Multiplier that propelled one lucky ticket to a $50,000 fortune was 05.
With the jackpot rolling over, anticipation is mounting for the upcoming drawing, scheduled for Friday, September 15, at 11:00 pm. To participate in this thrilling event, eager players must secure their New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets before 10:45 pm on the designated day.
As the excitement builds, the New Jersey Lottery continues to create winners and ignite dreams of a brighter future with every drawing. With multiple prize tiers and the ever-elusive jackpot, the Mega Millions game remains a thrilling journey filled with endless possibilities for players in New Jersey and beyond.