$50 Million Jackpot Won in Missouri
One New Jersey Player Wins $10,000
TRENTON (March 13, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that a Missouri State Lottery ticketholder won the Mega Millions jackpot from the Tuesday, March 12th drawing winning the $50 million jackpot, and one New Jersey player won $10,000 for matching four of the five white balls drawn and the Gold Mega Ball. That ticket was purchased at Morganville Liquor & Deli, 172 Tennent Rd., Morganville in Monmouth County. If the ticket had been purchased with the Megaplier option, the prize would be multiplied to $40,000. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 12th drawing were: 10, 12, 16, 49 and 57. The Gold Mega Ball was 18, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.
In addition, 13 other players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. If those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, it would have multiplied the prize to $2,000. Moreover, 21,286 other New Jersey players took home $100,264 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, March 15th 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.