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Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in both Bergen and Ocean Counties. 7 $10K tickets bought in state

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $1,025,000,000

NEW JERSEY – There were two second-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, July 26, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize.

Those tickets were sold at the following locations:

  • Bergen County: 7-Eleven #34523, 29 County Rd., Tenafly.
  • Ocean County: Circle K, 200 Richmond Ave., Point Pleasant.

In addition to the second-tier prize won, seven players matched four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 third-tier prize. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $30,000.

Those tickets were sold at the following locations:

  • Monmouth County ($30,000): PJ’s Car Wash, 2000 Route 35 and Allaire Rd., Spring Lake Heights.
  • Camden County ($10,000): Shop Rite of Berlin #531, Route 73 and Minck Ave., West Berlin.
  • Hudson County ($10,000): Quick Chek #095, 260 Broadway #280, Bayonne.
  • Mercer County ($10,000): Michael’s Deli, 52 East Broad St., Hopewell.
  • Middlesex County ($10,000): Circle Exxon, 34 Route 1 North, New Brunswick.
  • Middlesex County ($10,000): Shop Rite #522, 877 St. George Ave., Woodbridge.
  • Somerset County ($10,000): 7-Eleven #37938, 1340 Hamilton St., Franklin Twp.

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, July 26, drawing were: 07, 29, 60, 63, and 66. The Gold Mega Ball was 15, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

Moreover, 199 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Seven of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,500. Finally, 333,877 other New Jersey players took home $1,401,786 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600.

The next drawing will be held Friday, July 29, at 11:00 p.m.. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 p.m. 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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