One third-tier prizewinning ticket was sold for the Tuesday, October 26, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn, winning the $10,000 prize.
That ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven #27497, 701 Route 88, Point Pleasant in Ocean County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 15 players matched four of the five white balls drawn, making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $2,000.
Moreover, 18,938 other New Jersey players took home $86,020 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800.
The winning numbers for the Tuesday, October 26 drawing were: 06, 14, 19, 56, and 62. The Gold Mega Ball was 09, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.
The next drawing will be held Friday, October 29, 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.