New Jersey Lottery Presents Bonus Check to Warren County QuickChek #69 for Selling the $273 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Winning Ticket
TRENTON (March 5, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, today visited QuickChek #69 on 600 New Brunswick Ave., Phillipsburg in Warren County. Carey presented QuickChek Corporation officials with a ceremonial check for $30,000 representing the bonus commission the store receives for selling the winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket from the Friday, March 1st drawing.
“Congratulations to QuickChek Corporation for selling this winning ticket. The win has made this local QuickChek #69 a very popular place. It will continue to be known around the country as a very lucky Lottery location,” Carey said. “We are thrilled that the New Jersey Lottery brand can assist our State’s business owners, large and small, with brand building by offering Lottery products that encourage consumer traffic into their stores.”
The winning numbers for the Friday, March 1st drawing were: 29, 33, 39, 60, and 66. The Gold Mega Ball was 21. The Megaplier Multiplier was 02. The Mega Millions jackpot resets to $40,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Tuesday, March 5 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.
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Appearing in photo: QuickChek Corporation officials (L-R) Senior Vice President Mike Murphy, District Leader Matt Murphy and Store #69 Manager John Rakowski accept a ceremonial $30,000 bonus check from New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James A. Carey, Jr.