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One Union County Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Wins $20,000 Prize

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Union County

By: Yuritza Arroyo

One Mega Millions ticket matched all five of the five white balls, and the Gold Mega Ball was drawn, winning the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

According to NJ Lottery officials, the estimated cash value was $724.6 million.

Officials say there were 11 third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, January 13, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn, winning the $ 10,000 prize.

One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $20,000.

Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

$20,000 Ticket:

  • Union County: Alika Retail, 101 North Park Ave., Linden.


$10,000 Tickets:

  • Bergen County: M & M Discount Wine & Liquors, 429 Market St., Elmwood Park;
  • Bergen County: Shoprite Liquor, 220 W. Passaic St., Rochelle Park;
  • Camden County: 7-Eleven #10918, 200 West Browning Rd., Bellmawr;
  • Gloucester County: USA Gas, 945 Red Bank Ave., West Deptford;
  • Middlesex County: Liquor City South, 1345 Route 1 South, North Brunswick;
  • Middlesex County: Jersey Food Market LLC, Route 516 Circle Manor, Old Bridge;
  • Monmouth County: 7-Eleven #11050, 647 Branch Ave., Little Silver;
  • Passaic County: Jackpocket, 355 Warwick Tpke., Hewitt;
  • Somerset County: Quick Stop Food Stores, 378 South Branch Rd., Hillsborough; and,
  • Union County: Basic Food Mart, 498 Chestnut St., Union.

In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 205 players matched four of the five white balls drawn, making each ticket worth $500.

According to Lottedy officials, twenty of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000.

Officials say moreover, 367,031 other New Jersey players took home $1,391,674 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400.

The winning numbers for the Friday, January 13, drawing were: 30, 43, 45, 46, and 61.

The Gold Mega Ball was 14, and the Megaplier Multiplierwas 02.