Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $69,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Jan. 6, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $69 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, Jan. 3, drawing, seven players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 18,546 other New Jersey players took home $70,620 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, Jan. 3, drawing were: 37, 41, 42, 53, and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 16, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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.