Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $50,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Oct. 2, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $50 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Oct. 1, drawing, 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 22,250 other New Jersey players took home $85,762 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Oct. 1, drawing were: 10, 17, 39, 42, and 59. The Gold Mega Ball was 03, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Friday, Oct. 4, 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 nonjackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.