James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold Oct. 26 drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.
Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
Gloucester County: Deptford News, 1750 Deptford Center, Deptford; and
Union County: Mountain Deli, 2385 Mountain Ave., Scotch Plains.
If those tickets had been purchased with the Megaplier option, the prizes would be multiplied to $40,000. The winning numbers for the Friday, Oct. 26 drawing were: 01, 28, 61, 62 and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 05, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.
In addition, 14 other players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $2,000. Moreover, 38,467 other New Jersey players took home $167,720 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, according to Carey.
“Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold the winning tickets,” said Carey. “For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more Lottery ‘lucky locations’ overnight.”