Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $50,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Feb. 19, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $50 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Feb. 18, drawing, 11 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, 21,828 other New Jersey players took home $91,302 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Feb. 18, drawing were: 06, 12, 39, 61, and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 04, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The next drawing will be held Friday, Feb. 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.