One Cape May County Ticket Wins $10,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $288,000,000
TRENTON (Aug. 25, 2021) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, August 24, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at Acme #3824, 3428 Simpson Ave., Ocean City in Cape May County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 25 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 31,129 other New Jersey players took home $123,736 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, August 24, drawing were: 17, 18, 26, 52, and 67. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Friday, August 27, 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.