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Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in Morris County as jackpot surges to $1.1 billion

NEW JERSEY– There was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, January 6, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize.

That ticket was purchased at In & Out Deli, 1007 Route 46, Ledgewood in Morris County.

There were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, January 6, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $30,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

  • Passaic County ($30,000): Jackpocket, 355 Warwick Tpke., in Hewitt.
  • Bergen County ($10,000): Shoprite #141, 250 River Rd., in New Milford.
  • Passaic County ($10,000): Quick Stop, 1353 Ringwood Ave., in Haskell.

The winning numbers for the Friday, January 6, drawing were: 03, 20, 46, 59, and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 13, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 123 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Ten of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,500. Moreover, 234,150 other New Jersey players took home $985,046 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600.

The jackpot rolls to $1.1 billion for the next drawing to be held on Tuesday, January 10, 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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