One New York Ticket Wins $126 Million Jackpot

March 13, 2022 | Lottery News

One Monmouth County Ticket Wins $10,000

TRENTON, New Jersey (March 9, 2022) – One New York ticket matched all five of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $126 million Mega Millions jackpot. The estimated cash value was $84.5 million.

There was one third-tier prizewinning tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the gold ball winning $10,000. That tickets was purchased at Walmart #3236, 326 West Main St., Freehold in Monmouth County.

In addition to the third-tier prize won, 13 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,500. Moreover, 24,381 other New Jersey players took home $109,776 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 8, drawing were: 07, 18, 38, 58, and 64. The Gold Mega Ball was 24, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

The jackpot resets to $20 million for the next drawing on Friday, March 11, 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.

SOURCE: New Jersey Lottery.