Winners take home $168k Friday in New Jersey during Mega Millions drawing

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey winners took home over $168,000 during Friday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing.

The Mega Millions drawing on Friday, January 21, produced 22 players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000. Moreover, 44,826 other New Jersey players took home $168,192 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Friday, January 21, drawing were: 38, 45, 46, 55, and 67. The Gold Mega Ball was 18, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

The next drawing will be held Tuesday, January 25, 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.