Lottery Jackpots Grow

TRENTON – Lottery players could win big this weekend. Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot is worth $99 million and Saturday’s Powerball top prize is up to $180 million.

One New Jersey Lottery player won the Mega Millions second prize of $250,000 for the Tuesday, Aug. 2 drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at East Brunswick N & F Store, located at 191 Old Bridge Turnpike in East Brunswick. While there was no top-prize winner, 46,286 other New Jersey players took home $218,839 in prizes ranging from $2 to $10,000, according to New Jersey Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger.


The winning numbers for the Tuesday, August 2 Mega Millions drawing were: 14, 17, 19, 20, and 32 and the Gold Mega Ball number was 28. The Megaplier number was 04.

Two New Jersey Lottery players won the Powerball third prize of $10,000 for the Wednesday, Aug. 3 drawing. In addition, 69,771 other New Jersey players took home an estimated $299,301 in prizes ranging from $3 to $100.

The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Aug. 3 Powerball drawing were: 13, 19, 21, 28, and 49 and the Red Power Ball number was 11. The Power Play number was 02.

The next Mega Millions drawing takes place tonight at 11 p.m. The next Powerball drawing takes place on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11 p.m.

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