By: Najla Alexander
According to NJ Lottery officials, a one-third-tier prizewinning ticket was sold Friday, December 9.
Officials say the drawing matched four of the five white balls, and the Gold Mega Ball drawn won the $10,000 prize.
Lottery officials reported that the ticket was purchased at Ottomanelli Liquors & Deli, 422 Monroe St., Hoboken, in Hudson County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 31 players matched four of the five white balls drawn, making each ticket worth $500, officials report.
Five of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier, multiplying the prizes to $2,000.
Moreover, 38,230 other New Jersey players took home $191,394 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, officials say.
According to officials, the winning numbers were: 08, 19, 53, 61, and 69. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.