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Mega Millions ticket worth $10K sold in Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ (Somerset County) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, March 1, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.

That ticket was purchased at Quick Chek #129, located at 1296 US Highway Route 28, in Somerville.

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 1, drawing were: 18, 22, 38, 39, and 50. The Gold Mega Ball was 18, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

In addition to the third-tier prize won, 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 23,580 other New Jersey players took home $94,808 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400.

The jackpot rolls to $113 million for the next drawing to be held on Friday, March 4, at 11:00 p.m.

All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 p.m. 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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