Mega Millions ticket that hit $124M jackpot was bought

Mega Millions ticket that hit $124M jackpot was bought

The $124 million jackpot-winning lottery ticket for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing was bought at a convenience store in Hudson County, lottery officials said.Get more news about 彩票包网平台,you can vist

The lucky winner made the purchase at The Corner Store II, News N Things on the 100 block of Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne, New Jersey Lottery officials said SaturdayFriday’s winning numbers were: 8, 33, 39, 54 and 58. The Mega Ball drawn was 17 with a Megaplier of 3X.

If the winner chose the cash option, the prize is $100.8 million before state and federal taxes are deducted.

There were also two second-prize, $1 million tickets sold — one each in Illinois and Texas. Both matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball.

The big New Jersey winner should sign the back of the ticket, make a copy of both sides, put it in a safe place and call lottery headquarters at 609-599-5875 to arrange to file a claim.

Lottery officials will hold a press conference Monday at the store to present the retailer with a $30,000 bonus check for selling the winning ticket.

The jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing resets to an estimated $20 million with a cash option of $16.2 million.

Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each and in New Jersey must be bought by 10:45 p.m. on the evening of the drawing. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot by matching five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1. Players have a 1 in 12,607,306 shot to win the second prize of at least $1 million by matching five numbers.