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Mega Millions ticket worth $10K sold in Sussex County

FREDON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – There was one third-tier prize winning ticket sold for the Tuesday, July 16 drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize, according to New Jersey Lottery acting executive director James Carey.

That ticket was sold at the Fredon Deli, located at 428 Route 94, Carey said. 

The winning numbers were: 08, 16, 31, 48 and 52. The Gold Mega Ball was 23, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

In addition, 16 other players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 26,494 other New Jersey players took home $118,986 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, Carey said.

“Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold the winning tickets. For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more Lottery ‘lucky locations’ overnight,” Carey said.

The next drawing will be held Friday, July 19th 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 nonjackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

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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