TRENTON, NJ (CBS) – On Wednesday, officials announced that a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold in New Jersey.
The million dollar ticket was sold at Erma Deli, 635 Breakwater Rd, Erma in Camden County.READ MORE: Confounding Error Costs Phillies In 8-4 Loss To Braves
According to NJ Lottery’s executive director, if that ticket had been purchased with the Megaplier option it would have increased the prize to $5,000,000.
The ticket matched five white balls on the Tuesday, July 5 drawing.
In addition, there were nine tickets sold that matched the four white balls and the Gold Mega Ball winning the third-tier prize of $5,000 each.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Severe Storm, Flooding Threat Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend
Those winning tickets were purchased at the following locations:
• Atlantic County: Shoprite of Galloway, 401 So. Pitney Rd., Galloway;
• Bergen County: Mobil Pip South, Palisades Interstate Pkwy. So., Englewood Cliffs;
• Burlington County: Citgo, 4302 Route 130 No., Willingboro;
• Burlington County: Village Store, 50 Magnolia Rd., Pemberton;
• Gloucester County: Acme Markets #7943,1619 Beckett & Center Square Rd., Swedesboro;
• Hudson County: Street Corner, 30 Mall Dr. W., B27B, Jersey City;
• Mercer County: Acme Markets #7979, Route 1 & Texas Ave., Lawrenceville;
• Monmouth County: Guys Package Store, 1417 Corlies Ave., Neptune; and
• Morris County: 7-Eleven #34763A, 50 Morris St., Morristown.
Officials added that 118 tickets sold in New Jersey matched the four white balls winning $500 each. Four of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option multiplying the prizes to $2,500 each. Moreover, 515,829 other New Jersey players took home $907,085 in prizes ranging from $1 to $250, according to Hedinger.MORE NEWS: South Jersey Elementary School Provides Walkthrough Of Security Measures In Wake Of Texas School Shooting
The jackpot is now at a whopping $508 million.