Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $60,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Oct. 9, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $60 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Oct. 8, drawing, 25 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Four of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Moreover, 18,917 other New Jersey players took home $99,342 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Oct. 8, drawing were: 05, 08, 10, 17, and 48. The Gold Mega Ball was 23, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The next drawing will be held Friday, Oct. 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.