Mega Millions Jackpot Increases to $171 Million

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TRENTON, NJ – The Mega Millions drawing on Friday, December 17, produced 11 players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Moreover, 27,844 other New Jersey players took home $117,486 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Friday, December 17, drawing were: 21, 32, 38, 48, and 62. The Gold Mega Ball was 10, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03. 

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