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Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $55M

By rlsmetro on
New Jersey


 The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, March 2, produced 11 players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500.

Officials said for of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000

According to NJ Lottery officials, 20,494 other New Jersey players took home $82,250 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400.

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 2, drawing were: 04, 08, 13, 34, and 64.

The Gold Mega Ball was 18, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

The next drawing will be held Friday, March 5, 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.