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.