Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $70,000,000
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (March 4, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $70 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, March 3, drawing, nine players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 22,077 other New Jersey players took home $87,110 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 3, drawing were: 08, 12, 33, 56, and 64. The Gold Mega Ball was 02, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Friday, March 6, 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.