$4 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in New Jersey
5th December 2017 10:27 AM
A Mega Millions player, who bought their ticket in Bayonne, New Jersey, is now $4 million richer after matching the five main numbers with Megaplier in the drawing on Friday 1st December. The lucky winner has yet to come forward and claim their prize, and lottery officials are urging players to check their tickets.
What were the winning Mega Millions numbers?
The Mega Millions numbers for December 1st were 16, 22, 40, 41, 59, Mega Ball 8, and the Megaplier was 4x. There were two other Match 5 winners in the drawing, on tickets sold in Nebraska and Texas. Those two winners can now claim $1 million each, but the ticket sold in New Jersey included the supplementary Megaplier, multiplying the regular Match 5 prize by four to make it $4 million. In total, there were 544,572 prize winners and the jackpot rolled over to tonight’s Mega Millions drawing, as there was no top prize winner. You can find out more about the winners and payouts on the dedicated Numbers page.
Where was the winning ticket sold?
No New Jersey player has won a second-tier prize since September 15th, when a News & Food store in Essex County sold an entry worth $1 million. The Match 5 ticket for the drawing on December 1st was sold in Bayonne, at the Quick Chek convenience store on West 11th Street and Broadway. If you purchased a ticket at this store, contact your nearest lottery office. You can learn how to pick up your winnings on the How to Claim page.
Mega Millions Success
Since the Mega Millions changes were implemented on October 28th, there have been a total of 11 Match 5 winners in ten drawings. Three of the winning tickets added the supplementary Megaplier, with two of the tickets worth $4 million and another worth $2 million.
What is tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot?
Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $160 million after 14 rollovers. Time is running out to pick your numbers. Tickets are available from authorized retailers in participating states or fans of the game can choose their numbers online. You can view the winning numbers after the drawing in the Latest Numbers section. You can also check the prizes on offer in each tier ahead of the drawing by visiting the Prizes page. Good luck!
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