Winning $202 Million Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold in Middlesex County
A Mega Millions lottery ticket, which hit Tuesday night’s $202 million jackpot, was sold in New Jersey. Yes, somebody in New Jersey won $202 million last night (February 11), lottery officials announced early Wednesday.
The winning numbers were 4, 6, 32, 52 and 63. The Mega Ball was 6. The Megaplier was 2x.
The jackpot is worth a cash option of $142.2 million.
The ticket was sold at the Quick Stop Food Store at 940 Inman Avenue in Edison, Middlesex County. The New Jersey Lottery's Executive Director, James Carey, presented the store's owner, Apexaben Patel, with a commission check of $30,000 today. Stores that sell a winning ticket receive a prize from the New Jersey Lottery.
The identity of the winner was not immediately clear. New Jersey Lottery officials did not make it clear if the winner had come forward yet.
The jackpot had been rolling since it was last won in Ohio on December 17, Mega Millions officials announced.
Earlier this week we told that about a $3 million winning scratch-off ticket that was sold in Northeast Philadelphia.
In the meantime, you may want to call all of your lottery-playing loved ones and friends to see if they’re New Jersey's newest millionaire.