By: Najla Alexander
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NJ Lottery officials reported there were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, March 3, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.
According to lottery officials, one of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $40,000.
Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
• Hudson County ($40,000): Gro Mart, 135 Front St., Secaucus; and
• Bergen County ($10,000): Krauszer’s Food Store, 11 A Grant Ave., Dumont.
Officials say, in addition to the third-tier prizes won, 20 players matched four of the five white balls drawn, making each ticket worth $500.
Officials said one of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $2,000.
Moreover, 32,975 other New Jersey players took home $164,610 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800.
The winning numbers for the drawing were: 08, 25, 36, 39, and 67, officials say.
According to officials, the Gold Mega Ball was 11, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.