Mega Millions $1M winning ticket sold in Cape May

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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TRENTON, N.J. (WPVI) -- Officials say NJ sold one $1,000,000 and nine $5,000 prize-winning tickets as the Mega Millions drawing.

The jackpot now rolls to $508 million.

One ticket sold that matched the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize for the Tuesday, July 5 drawing.

That ticket was sold at Erma Deli, 635 Breakwater Rd., Erma in Cape May County.

If that ticket had been purchased with the Megaplier option it would have increased the prize to $5,000,000.

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.

If those tickets had been purchased with the Megaplier option, the prizes would have multiplied to $25,000 each.

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.

In addition, 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 officials.