New Jersey Sells Only Winning Ticket for $202 Million Mega Millions Jackpot
The 2’s Have It – $202 Million Jackpot is the First in 2020
RELEASE DATE: 2/12/2020
Trenton – New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James A Carey, Jr. announced this morning that the only Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket from last night’s drawing was sold in New Jersey. “We are thrilled that the winning ticket was sold in Middlesex County. I’m happy to congratulate Quick Stop Food Store on 940 Inman Ave. in Edison, the retailer that sold this winning ticket,” said Carey.
The winning numbers for the Feb. 11, 2020 drawing are: 04, 06, 32, 52, and 64. The Gold Mega Ball is 06 and the Megaplier is 02. The jackpot winner will receive an estimated prize of $202,000,000 annuity ($142,200,000 cash).
“Congratulations, too, to the winner of this multi-million dollar jackpot! We encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket, make a copy of both sides and put it in a safe place, and contact Lottery Headquarters at 609-599-5875 to arrange to file a claim for this “MEGA” jackpot prize,” Carey continued.
The winner has one year from the date of the drawing to file a claim.
In addition, 18 other players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover 36,782 other New Jersey players took home $139,414 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey.
The Mega Millions jackpot resets to $40,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Friday, Feb. 14 at 10:59 pm. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 pm to participate in the drawing. Mega Millions tickets cost just two dollars; by adding the Megaplier option for an extra dollar per play, players can increase their non-jackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Media contact: MaryAnn Rivell, New Jersey Lottery, (609) 599-5875