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Mega Millions ticket worth $10K sold in Sussex County

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $1.25 Billion

NEW JERSEY – There were seven third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, August 1, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.

Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $40,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

  • Burlington County: Wawa #960, 1115 Route 73 and Howard Blvd., Mt. Laurel.
  • Ocean County: Lang’s Liquors, 2401 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom.


  • Bergen County: U & B Mini Market, 141 Palisade Ave., Garfield.
  • Bergen County: 7-Eleven #11429, 107 Cedar Lane, Teaneck.
  • Hudson County: TE-AMO, 1504 Paterson Plank Rd., Secaucus.
  • Middlesex County: Shoprite of Perth Amboy, 365 Convery Blvd., Perth Amboy.
  • Sussex County: Quick Chek #97, 312 Sparta Ave., Sparta.

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, August 1,drawing were: 08, 24, 30, 45, and 61. The Gold Mega Ball was 12, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.

In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 165 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. 18 of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $2,000. Moreover, 240,469 other New Jersey players took home $1,154,500 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800.

The jackpot rolls to $1.25 billion for the next drawing to be held on Friday, August 4, 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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