While no one took home the top prize in Tuesday’s drawing, one lucky New Jersey Lottery player did win $10,000. The third prize-winning ticket was sold at Quick Chek #78 in Fanwood. According to Carole Hedinger, executive director of the New Jersey Lottery, 37,821 other New Jersey players took home $151,359 in prizes ranging from $2 to $150.
The winning numbers for Sept. 4 were: 16, 32, 39, 41 and 53 and the Gold Mega Ball number was 16. The Megaplier number was 03 .
Tonight’s Mega Millions drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Live lottery drawings are shown on the New Jersey Lottery’s website, NJLottery.net.
Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 participating jurisdictions. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,711,536. The overall chances of winning a prize are 1 in 40.
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