SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Maria Perry, the owner of the Corner Deli, 1200 Hamilton Boulevard, has posted a sign on the door of her establishment “Lottery Winner Here!” At this point in time, Perry is yet unaware of who the lucky winner of the $5000 prize is, but she is excited to find out who of her customers has hit it big.
The Mega Millions ticket was sold during the week of January 20, and the drawing occurred on Friday, January 22. The winning numbers were 21, 25, 40, 46, and 56. The gold Mega Ball was 03 and the Megaplier Multiplier was 05. The as yet unidentified winner matched four white balls and the Mega Ball for the fortunate hit.
The New Jersey Lottery, established in 1970 has contributed nearly $24 billion to the State in support of education and institutions. In fiscal 2015, the Lottery contributed more than $960 to veterans homes, colleges and universities, school nutrition programs, homes for the developmentally disabled, psychiatric hospitals, higher education scholarship programs, and the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf.