NEW JERSEY – There were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, March 22, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.
Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Hudson County: Garden State News, located at 4024 Bergenline Ave., in Union City.
- Sussex County: Stop & Shop #823, located at 5 Town Center Dr., in Sparta Township.
The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 22, drawing were: 08, 15, 21, 27, and 61. The Gold Mega Ball was 08, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 12 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,500. Moreover, 19,523 other New Jersey players took home $96,914 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600.
The jackpot rolls to $50 million for the next drawing to be held on Friday, March 25, 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.