One Passaic County Ticket Wins $20,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $191,000,000
TRENTON (Aug. 4, 2021) – There were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, August 3, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $20,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Passaic County ($20,000): Bobbink Liquor, 383 Valley Rd., Clifton;
- Ocean County ($10,000): Shop Rite, 431 Route 9, Bayville; and,
- Passaic County ($10,000): El Color de Mexico, 300 Monroe St., Passaic.
In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 34 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 $1,000. Moreover, 27,297 other New Jersey players took home $116,652 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, August 3, drawing were: 01, 09, 17, 27, and 34. The Gold Mega Ball was 24, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Friday, August 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 nonjackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.