According to the Mega Millions website, the lottery jackpot was an estimated $325 million with a cash option of $168.1 million.
The jackpot was last won on July 29 when an Illinois lottery player won $1.337 billion — the third-largest lottery payday in the United States.
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Meanwhile, according to the Powerball website, the Powerball jackpot stands at $159.2 million with a cash option of $300 million.
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Until recently, New Jersey lottery winners had to be identified, but now winners can remain anonymous under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
The Mega Millions drawing is held every Monday and Friday at 11 p.m. Tickets are $2 per ticket, but you can add MegaPlayers for $1.
Megapoly can be added, which will increase your potential premium amount up to five times the original premium.
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Each player selects five numbers from 1 to 70 for the white ball and one number from 1 to 25 for the mega ball.
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You can have the lottery machine generate a random quick pick for you. Prizes vary from $2 to $1 million to match the Mega Ball