Mega Millions numbers: Friday's $521M winning lottery ticket sold in NJ


One lucky person is about to have a very happy Easter weekend after winning the Mega Millions Jackpot. The jackpot victor will receive the fourth largest jackpot in the history of the game.

Naturally, everyone has his or her own strategy for picking numbers, whether it's random or choosing numbers that mean something to them. For Powerball, it's one in roughly 292 million. "She doesn't let me down".

A winning ticket for a giant lottery jackpot estimated at $521 million has been sold in New Jersey.

The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold at a Lukoil station in Riverdale, N.J., in Morris County, ABC reported.

Friday's 11pm ET (11am Singapore time) jackpot drawing was for the 10th largest prize ever offered in the United States.

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The numbers came in at 59-46-28-11-31 with a Megaball of 1. That Mega Millions prize wound up being won by a 20-year-old Florida man. Those ticket holders each won $1 million as a result.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states, including Louisiana, plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

"The last couple of days we sold a lot of I don't know if it's a guy, a woman, or who it is", he said.

The Mega Millions has gone without a victor since January 5.