One New York ticket matched all five of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $96 million Mega Millions jackpot.
In New Jersey, there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, February 16, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.
The ticket was purchased at Krauszers Food Store, 217 West Washington Avenue, Washington in Warren County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 28,337 other New Jersey players took home $117,868 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600.
The winning numbers for the Tuesday, February 16, drawing were 01, 36, 44, 54, and 66. The Gold Mega Ball was 10, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The jackpot resets to $20 million for the next drawing on Friday, February 19, 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.