There was onethird-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, July 16, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.
Officials say that the ticket was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $40,000.
The ticket was purchased at Jackpocket, 355 Warwick Tpke., Hewitt in Passaic County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, officials say 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500.
Officials said, Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000.
Moreover, 23,840 other New Jersey players took home $114,476 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800.
The winning numbers for the Friday, July 16, drawing were: 24, 25, 47, 52, and 57. The Gold Mega Ball was 24, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.