The winning numbers were: 3, 11, 12, 38 and 43. The Mega Ball drawn was 15 with a Megaplier of 4X.
The payout would also be the second largest since Mega Millions began in 2002.
The last time a lottery player won the Mega Millions best jackpot was September 15, 2020 when a $ 120 million ticket was sold in Wisconsin. Since then, 34 draws have been held with no grand prize winner.
While no one in the country hit the $ 625 million jackpot on Tuesday, sold a ticket in Hoboken was one of nine second-prize tickets bought nationally. All tickets are worth at least $ 1 million and match five numbers, but not the Mega Ball.
There were also nine tickets worth $ 10,000 each that were purchased in Garden State. New Jersey Lottery Officials said. Each third prize ticket consisted of four numbers plus the Mega Ball
The winning numbers were drawn on Tuesday were: 12, 14th, 26th, 28 and 33. The drawn mega ball was 9 with a Megaplier of 2X.
Two top jackpots were hit in New Jersey in 2020. An anonymous winner claimed so $ 202 million price tag won on February 11 with one ticket and one sold in Edison 124 million dollar ticket was bought in Bayonne for drawing on July 24th.
Mega Millions tickets are $ 2 each and must be purchased in New Jersey by 10:45 p.m. on the evening of the draw. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot by matching five numbers and the Mega Ball is 302,575,350 to 1. Players have a 1 in 12,607,306 shot for the second prize of at least $ 1 million by matching win five numbers.
Mega Millions is played in 45 states, Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands.
The New Jersey Lottery Office in Lawrence is open to the public by appointment. You can Still claim your winnings – provided they cost less than $ 599.50 – in person at any retailer.
The lottery also accepts mailed claims, although officials warn that payments could be temporarily delayed. Winners are advised to make copies of the application form and the winning ticket for their records.
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