Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $475,000,000
One $1,000,000 and One $10,000 Ticket Sold
TRENTON (June 3, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $475 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, May 31st drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at Scherer and Company Inc., 7 Miller Rd., Mahwah in Bergen County. There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the gold ball winning $10,000. That ticket was sold at The Greeting Place, 1221 Van Houten Ave., Clifton in Passaic County.
In addition, 51 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Four of those tickets were purchased with Megaplier, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Moreover 84,244 other New Jersey players took home $346,930 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, May 31st drawing were: 07, 08, 26, 65, and 67. The Gold Mega Ball was 04, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
“Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold the winning tickets,” said Carey. “For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more Lottery ‘lucky locations’ overnight.”
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, June 4th 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.
View all New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers and drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6, CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash games on the Lottery website (www.NJLottery.com) or on the official Lottery Facebook Page. Evening draws, with the exception of CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash, can be seen on WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New York and WPHL-TV (PHL17) in Philadelphia. Powerball and Mega Millions drawings can be seen on WABC-TV or WTXF stations.