Hudson County Scores in Mega Millions Drawing as Jackpot Rises to $1.55 Billion

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Hudson County Highlighted in Mega Millions Draw; Jackpot Soars to $1.55 Billion
TRENTON, NJ – The anticipation around the New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions is palpable, especially after the Friday, August 4 drawing brought forth multiple winners from across the state. Notably, Hudson County shone as one of the destinations where the third-tier prizewinning ticket was sold, putting the county and its lottery enthusiasts in the spotlight.

From the recent draw, eight fortunate ticket holders emerged victorious by matching four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball. This match ensured each ticket clinched the $10,000 prize. Among these, the Hudson County ticket was purchased from Holland Service Center, located at 597 Marin Blvd., Jersey City.

Other winning locations spanned across various counties including:

Atlantic County’s Garden State Mini Mart in Pleasantville
Two Bergen County winners from Dollar Power and Welsh Farms in New Milford
Camden County’s Express Food Mart in Sicklerville and Traino’s Wine & Spirits in Voorhees
Morris County’s Country Farms in Millington
Ocean County’s Doyle’s Pour House Tuckerton
Beyond these third-tier winnings, the lottery announced that 159 players matched four white balls, with each ticket fetching $500. Fascinatingly, 20 of those tickets, when purchased with the Megaplier option, doubled the prize to a handsome $1,000. The cumulative winnings from this draw witnessed 261,869 New Jersey players pocketing a total of $1,016,404, with individual prizes oscillating between $2 and $400.

For those still reeling from the excitement, the winning numbers for the aforementioned drawing were 11, 30, 45, 52, and 56, with the Gold Mega Ball being 20 and a Megaplier Multiplier of 02.

With no jackpot winner in sight, the stakes have heightened. The Mega Millions jackpot has now catapulted to an astonishing $1.55 billion. The next opportunity to test your luck will be on Tuesday, August 8, at 11:00 pm. Those wishing to partake should purchase their tickets before 10:45 pm. Remember, each Mega Millions ticket is priced at two dollars, but with the Megaplier option costing an extra dollar, you could boost your non-jackpot winnings by up to five times.