Winning $267M Mega Millions ticket sold in New Jersey

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Sunday, March 3, 2019
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Lottery officials say someone from New Jersey won the $267 million Mega Millions jackpot -- so make sure to check your tickets.

PHILLIPSBURG, New Jersey (WABC) -- One lucky winner in New Jersey woke up Saturday morning as a multi-millionaire.

Lottery officials say the winning ticket was sold at Quick Check on New Brunswick Avenue in Phillipsburg.

MORE: The 10 biggest lottery jackpots and their winners

Friday night's winning numbers were 29, 33, 39, 60, 66 and the Mega Ball was 21.

The winner will take home about $159 million in cash after taxes.

The jackpot had been rolling since it was last won on January 1, when a group of 23 New York co-workers won a $437 million prize.


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