New Jersey Ticket Wins $202 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

New Jersey Ticket Wins $202 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

A single ticket in New Jersey won the first Mega Millions jackpot of the year last night, an estimated $202 million with a cash option of $142.2 million. Quick Stop Food Store on Inman Ave. in Edison, Middlesex County, sold the ticket.Get more news about 彩票包网,you can vist

Another big winner in Tuesday's draw was a $1 million prize hit in West Virginia. That ticket matched all five white balls to win the "Match 5" second prize.

There were a total of 689,521 winners in Tuesday's draw, so be sure to check your tickets. 14 tickets won $10,000 each for matching four white balls plus the Mega Ball. Two of those actually doubled their prize and are worth $20,000 each because players added the Megaplier option and Tuesday's Megaplier number was 2X.

One of the $10,000 tickets was also sold in New Jersey. The ticket was purchased in Elizabeth at the Dollar Plus store in Color Plaza on Elmora Ave.

The last Mega Millions jackpot win was on December 17, 2019, when a single ticket in Ohio won the $375 million top prize. The winner chose to remain anonymous by claiming via The Great Hope Trust.

Since then, there have been over 7.8 million winning tickets, including the jackpot winner and 17 tickets worth $1 million or above.This is New Jersey's third Mega Millions jackpot win in as many years. Maybe this isn't surprising, because Jersey is firmly entrenched as one of the top 10 states that love the lottery. Garden State residents are the sixth-biggest spenders on lottery tickets in the country, with a yearly spend per adult of $434.98, well above the U.S. average of $288.06. 12 percent of Jersey residents play the lottery weekly.

The state's biggest lottery winner is Richard Wahl. The Vernon resident won the $533 million Mega Millions jackpot on March 30, 2018. He chose the cash option of $324.6 million and stated his intention to do charitable work. In 2019 he bought a hurricane-hit resort in Florida.

Another big winner in 2018 was park ranger Judith Smith, who won a $29.5 million New Jersey Lotto jackpot just days after she lost her income when she was furloughed by the government.