$1.13 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Sold in the Garden State (New Jersey)

Finally New Jersey Lucky Player Won Mega Millions $1.13 Billion Jackpot in Tuesday Drawing

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New Jersey lottery players hit the billion-dollar jackpot! A single ticket sold within the state matched all six winning numbers in Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, securing a colossal $1.13 billion jackpot. This historic win ranks as the fifth-largest in Mega Millions history and marks the first billion-dollar jackpot of 2024!

The winning numbers for this momentous drawing were 7, 11, 22, 29, and 38, and the Mega Ball number was 4.

This win comes after a period of intense anticipation as the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $1.13 Billion. The excitement surrounding the lottery has finally reached a fever pitch. New Jersey Lottery officials are urging all players to meticulously check their tickets. The winning ticket can be redeemed at the New Jersey Lottery headquarters in Trenton.

While the top prize is undoubtedly the headline grabber, many more players of the 2nd tier prize also caught the attention. Thirteen tickets across the nation matched the first five numbers, securing a cool $1 million each. Three of these lucky tickets were sold in New York, two in Georgia and Florida respectively, with the remaining winners scattered across California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

One New York ticket holder got an extra special win because their purchase included the optional Megaplier feature, boosting their $1 million prize to a delightful $2 million. Similarly, the California ticket holder won slightly more than $1 million due to the state’s prize structure which fluctuates based on ticket sales and the number of winners. This historic win marks the first Mega Millions jackpot win of 2024 the last win was claimed on December 8th, when two California players shared a $394 million prize.

Reference: For the latest info on lottery payouts and federal tax implications visit www.irs.gov.

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