Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $55,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Feb. 24, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $55 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Friday, Feb. 21, drawing, 16 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 $2,000. Moreover, 22,743 other New Jersey players took home $115,136 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, Feb. 21, drawing were: 04, 07, 13, 16, and 60. The Gold Mega Ball was 06, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, 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.