TRENTON, NJ – There were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, December 7, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $20,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Essex County ($20,000): Maloco Liquors, 349-351 Chestnut St., Newark; and,
- Atlantic County ($10,000): Buena Gas & Mart, 104 S. Harding Highway, Landisville.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, five players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 22,115 other New Jersey players took home $87,116 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, December 7, drawing were: 01, 07, 40, 43, and 68. The Gold Mega Ball was 01, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The jackpot rolls to $135 million for the next drawing to be held on Friday, December 10, 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.