One Camden County Ticket Wins $1,000,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $490,000,000
TRENTON (Jan. 6, 2021) – There was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, January 5, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. The ticket was purchased at Masso’s Deli & Pizzeria, 11 Lakeview Dr. North, Gibbsboro in Camden County.
The $490 million jackpot drawing will be held on Friday, January 8. If won, it would be the 8th-largest jackpot in the game’s history. The estimated cash value is $372.3 million.
There were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the gold ball winning $10,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:
- Morris County: B and J Market, 5 Edison Rd., Lake Hopatcong;
- Ocean County: Country Farm, 550 Route 530, Whiting; and,
- Somerset County: Quick Chek #171, 300 Route 206, Raritan.
In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 48 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000. Moreover, 106,242 other New Jersey players took home $392,004 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, January 5, drawing were: 20, 43, 51, 55, and 57. The Gold Mega Ball was 04, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
The next drawing will be held Friday, January 8, 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.