$4 million lottery ticket sold in North Jersey

Mega Millions lottery sign.

NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ – If you bought your MegaMillions ticket at Metro Liquors in North Arlington, you might want to double-check your tickets. One ticket worth $4,000,000 was sold in the $31 million drawing on Tuesday.

The grand prize jackpot winning ticket with a cash value of $16.5 million was sold in Massachusetts.

The solo second-tier prizewinning ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn, winning the $1,000,000 prize.

However, lottery officials said that the ticket was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to$4,000,000.

The ticket was purchase at One Stop Shoppe, 396 Whitehorse Pike, Atco in Camden County. T

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In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 34 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Eight of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000. Moreover, 26,075 other New Jersey players took home $155,224 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, January 31, drawing were: 07, 09, 18, 29, and 39. The Gold Mega Ball was 13, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.