Essex County Ticket Wins $20K and Atlantic County Ticket Wins $10K

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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. 

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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.