Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $116,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Jan. 21, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $116 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, Jan. 17, drawing, 19 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 prize to $1,500. Moreover, 28,606 other New Jersey players took home $118,252 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, Jan. 17, drawing were: 03, 25, 30, 54, and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 09, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21, 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.