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Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $270,000,000

By landichoJ1 on
New Jersey Trenton

According to New Jersey Lottery, the Mega Millions lottery on Friday, August 20, produced 20 players that matched four out of the five white balls drawn, making each ticket worth $500. 

Three of those tickets were purchased with the multiplier option making each ticket worth about $1,000. 

New Jersey Lottery officials said 32,820 other New Jersey players collectively won $119,744 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. 

The winning numbers for Friday, August 20 drawing were: 41, 43, 51, 57, and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 01 and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02. 

The next drawing will be held Tuesday, August 24 at 11:00 p.m. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 p.m. to participate.

Mega Millions tickets cost just two dollars. By adding the Megaplier option for an extra dollar per play, players can increase their jackpot winnings up to five times. The tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. 

Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.