By: Yuritza Arroyo
Two third-tier prizewinning tickets were sold for the Tuesday, May 2, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn, winning the $10,000 prize.
According to NJ Lottery officials, one of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $20,000.
Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
Passaic County ($20,000): Galaxy Food Mart, 126 Broad St., Clifton; and,
Monmouth County ($10,000): Vingo Wine & Spirit, 444 Ocean Blvd. North, Long Branch.
In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 14 players matched four of the five white balls drawn, making each ticket worth $500.
Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000.
Moreover, 21,746 other New Jersey players took home $87,542 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400.
The winning numbers for the Tuesday, May 2, drawing were: 03, 15, 16, 32, and 41.
The Gold Mega Ball was 09, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The jackpot rolls to $68 million for the next drawing to be held on Friday, May 5, at 11:00 pm.