One New York Ticket Wins $96 Million Jackpot
One Warren County Ticket Wins $10,000
TRENTON (Feb. 17, 2021) – One New York ticket matched all five of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $96 million Mega Millions jackpot.
In New Jersey, there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, February 16, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. The ticket was purchased at Krauszers Food Store, 217 West Washington Ave., Washington in Warren County.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 28,337 other New Jersey players took home $117,868 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, February 16, drawing were: 01, 36, 44, 54, and 66. The Gold Mega Ball was 10, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.
The jackpot resets to $20 million for the next drawing on Friday, February 19, 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.