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Mega Millions ticket worth $10K sold in Morris County

LINCOLN PARK, NJ (Morris County) – There was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, January 12, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. The ticket was purchased at Prime on Garden, 98 Garden St., Hoboken in Hudson County.

The $750 million jackpot drawing will be held on Friday, January 15. If won, it would be the 2nd-largest jackpot in the game’s history. The estimated cash value is $550.6 million.

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, January 12, drawing were: 12, 14, 26, 28, and 33. The Gold Mega Ball was 09, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

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:

  • Atlantic County: New Farmers Market, 2732 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City;
  • Atlantic County: Shore True Value Hardware, 515 New Rd., Somers Point;
  • Bergen County: Quick Chek #168, 156 Hackensack Ave., Hackensack;
  • Cumberland County: 7-Eleven #11007, 926 North High St., Millville;
  • Essex County: Quick Chek #14, 501 Washington Ave., Belleville;
  • Middlesex County: 7-Eleven #32210, 1280 Boundbrook Rd., Middlesex;
  • Monmouth County: 7-Eleven #27769, 2145 Route 35, Holmdel;
  • Monmouth County: 6-12 Convenience Store, 1 South Main St., Marlboro; and,
  • Morris County: Lincoln Center Liquors, 261 Comley Rd., Lincoln Park.

In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 141 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. 19 of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000. Moreover, 212,530 other New Jersey players took home $832,412 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400.

The next drawing will be held Friday, January 15, 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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