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$1M Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Sussex County; $10K ticket sold in Morris County

NEW JERSEY – There were two second-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, January 15, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

  •  Bergen County: Food Mart 4 U, 235 Patterson Ave., Wallington; and,
  •  Sussex County: 7-Eleven #36051, 85 Sparta Ave., Sparta Township

The $850 million jackpot drawing will be held on Tuesday, January 19. If won, it would be the 2nd-largest jackpot in the game’s history and the 3rd-largest jackpot in US lottery history. The estimated cash value is $628.2 million.

There were nine third-tier prizewinning tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the gold ball winning $10,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

  •  Cumberland County: Cumberland Liquors, 803 Landis Ave., Bridgeton;
  •  Gloucester County: Xpress Mart, 107 Egg Harbor Rd., Sewell;
  •  Gloucester County: Wawa #775, 1445 S. Black Horse Pike, Williamstown;
  •  Hudson County: Roniraj Inc., 3563 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City;
  •  Middlesex County: Stop & Shop #810, 1600 Perrineville Rd., Monroe Township;
  •  Morris County: Weis Markets #126, 146 Center Grove Rd., Randolph Township;
  •  Ocean County: Mystic Island Casino, 110 Mathistown Rd., Little Egg Harbor Township;
  •  Passaic County: Jackpocket/Utopia Deli, 355 Warwick Turnpike, Hewitt; and,
  •  Somerset County: Krauszer’s, 435 Amwell Rd., Hillsborough.

The winning numbers for the Friday, January 15, drawing were: 03, 11, 12, 38, and 43. The Gold Mega Ball was 15, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.

In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 173 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. 21 of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000. Moreover, 256,805 other New Jersey players took home $1,153,708 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800.

The next drawing will be held Tuesday, January 19, 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.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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