One Bergen County Ticket Wins $10,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $256,000,000
TRENTON (Aug. 18, 2021) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, August 17, 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 7-Eleven #11429, 107 Cedar Ln., Teaneck in Bergen County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 26 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Six of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,500. Moreover, 31,194 other New Jersey players took home $140,526 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, August 17, drawing were: 03, 06, 16, 38, and 56. The Gold Mega Ball was 24, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The next drawing will be held Friday, August 20, 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.