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Mega Millions ticket worth $1M was bought at N.J. bagel shop. Jackpot jumps to $600M.

The $1 million lottery ticket sold in New Jersey fo Friday’s Mega Millions drawing was sold at a bagel shop in Camden County

The lucky winner made the purchase at Jersey Bagel & Food Mart on Sicklerville Road in the Sicklerville section of Winslow, New Jersey Lottery officials said Monday.

No one hit the $520 million jackpot, pushing the top prize for Tuesday’s drawing to an estimated $600 million with a cash option of $442.4 million. That’s potentially the fourth-largest Mega jackpot as well as the eighth biggest in U.S. lottery history.

The second-prize Garden State ticket was one of five sold across the country. Others were bought in California, Georgia, Massachusetts and Binghamton, New York

The New York ticket is worth $2 million because it was purchased with the Megaplier option for an extra $1. All matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball.

Friday’s winning numbers were: 3, 6, 16, 18 and 58. The Mega Ball drawn was 11 with a Megaplier of 2X.

Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each and in New Jersey must be bought by 10:45 p.m. on the evening of the drawing. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot by matching five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1. Players have a 1 in 12,607,306 shot to win the second prize of at least $1 million by matching five numbers.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The New Jersey Lottery office in Lawrence is open to the public by appointment. You can still claim your winnings — provided they’re less than $599.50 — in person at any retailer.

The lottery is also accepting mailed claims, though officials warn payments might be temporarily delayed. Winners are advised to make copies of the claim form and the winning ticket for their records.

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Mega Millions ticket worth $1M was bought at N.J. bagel shop. Jackpot jumps to $600M. The $1 million lottery ticket sold in New Jersey fo Friday’s Mega Millions drawing was sold at a bagel shop

Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in N.J. as jackpot jumps to $600M

A second-prize winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million was sold in New Jersey for Friday’s colossal $520 million lottery drawing.

No one hit the jackpot, pushing the top prize for the next drawing Tuesday to an estimated $600 million, only the fourth time the jackpot has crossed that threshold in the game’s history. The cash option for Tuesday is worth $442.4 million.

Friday’s winning numbers were: 3, 6, 16, 18 and 58. The Mega Ball drawn was 11 with a Megaplier of 2X.

There were four other second-prize tickets purchased in California, Georgia, Massachusetts and New York, each of which matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball.

Because the second-prize ticket-holder in New York purchased the optional Megaplier, which costs an extra $1, and the 2X Megaplier was drawn, that ticket is worth $2 million.

Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each and in New Jersey must be bought by 10:45 p.m. on the evening of the drawing. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot by matching five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1. Players have a 1 in 12,607,306 shot to win the second prize of at least $1 million by matching five numbers.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The New Jersey Lottery office in Lawrence is open to the public by appointment. You can still claim your winnings — provided they’re less than $599.50 — in person at any retailer.

The lottery is also accepting mailed claims, though officials warn payments might be temporarily delayed. Winners are advised to make copies of the claim form and the winning ticket for their records.

Jeff Goldman contributed to this report.

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