TRENTON – The grand prize in tonight’s Mega Millions lottery drawing is worth up to $148 million.
No one matched all five numbers and the gold Mega Ball in Tuesday’s drawing, but New Jersey retailers sold four tickets that won the Mega Millions third prize of $10,000.
Two of the $10,000 winning tickets were sold in Essex County, New Jersey Lottery Exexutive Director Carole Hedinger announced: one was purchased at F + C Activities in Newark; the other was bought at Krauszer’s in Belleville . A third prize-winning ticket was sold by Country Farm in Sewell, while the fourth was purchased at 7-11 #32412 (N) in Edison.
In addition to the Garden State’s third prize winners, 62,004 other New Jersey players took home $253,743 in prizes ranging from $2 to $150, according to Hedinger.
The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 6 drawing were: 20, 24, 31, 33 and 36 and the Gold Mega Ball number was 44 The Megaplier number was 04
Tonight’s 11 p.m. drawing will be shown live on the New Jersey Lottery’s website, NJLottery.net.
Mega Millions tickets are sold in 42 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.
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