One Mercer County Ticket Wins $1,000,000
Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $60,000,000
TRENTON (Oct. 6, 2021) – There was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, October 5, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. The ticket was purchased at Adriano’s Liquor, 634 N. Clinton Ave., Trenton in Mercer County.
In addition to the second prize won, three tickets matched four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 third-tier prize. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:
- Bergen County: Super Shop Deli Mart, 809 Franklin Ave., Franklin Lakes;
- Bergen County: Quick Stop, 606 Midland Ave., Saddle Brook; and,
- Essex County: Quick Shop Food, 463 Mount Pleasant Ave., West Orange.
Moreover, 25 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Finally, 30,144 other New Jersey players took home $150,364 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, October 5, drawing were: 07, 11, 18, 30, and 36. The Gold Mega Ball was 04, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The next drawing will be held Friday, October 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 nonjackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.