Mega Millions Jackpot Increases to $323,000,000

Stack of bank packages of hundred dollars, fifty dollars and twenty dollar bills. Paper money, pile of 100, 50 and 20 US dollars banknotes, isometric view. Vector illustration on white background

TRENTON, NJ – The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, August 31, produced 22 players that 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 prizes to $1,500. Moreover, 38,876 other New Jersey players took home $167,820 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, August 31, drawing were: 08, 14, 31, 58, and 68. The Gold Mega Ball was 15, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03. 

The next drawing will be held Friday, September 3, 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 nonjackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.