$425 Million Jackpot Won in New York
Two New Jersey Players Win $10,000
TRENTON (Jan. 2, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that a New York State Lottery ticketholder won the Mega Millions jackpot from the Tuesday, Jan. 1st drawing winning the $425 million jackpot, and two New Jersey players won $10,000 for matching four of the five white balls drawn and the Gold Mega Ball. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Bergen County: Lucky 13 Card & Gift LLC, 13 Broad St., Norwood; and
- Hudson County: Latin Deli & Grocery, 4906 Broadway, Union City.
If those tickets had been purchased with the Megaplier option, the prizes would be multiplied to $40,000. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Jan. 1st drawing were: 34, 44, 57, 62 and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 14, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.
In addition, 59 other players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Four of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $2,000. Moreover, 104,439 other New Jersey players took home $427,934 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, according to Carey.
“Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold the winning tickets,” said Carey. “For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more Lottery ‘lucky locations’ overnight.”
The next drawing will be held Friday, Jan. 4th 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.
View all New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers and drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6, CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash games on the Lottery website (www.NJLottery.com) or on the official Lottery Facebook Page. Evening draws, with the exception of CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash, can be seen on WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New York and WPHL-TV (PHL17) in Philadelphia. Powerball and Mega Millions drawings can be seen on WABC-TV or WTXF stations.