NEW JERSEY (PIX11) — Two New Jersey lottery players become millionaires over the weekend!

One of the players took home $3 million and the other won $1 million in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, according to lottery officials. One of the tickets was bought with the Megaplier option, tripling the prize to $3 million.

Both players matched the five white balls, which were 12, 24, 46, 57, and 66. The Gold Mega Ball
was 22 and the Megaplier Multiplier was 3.

A Texas lottery player won $360 million after picking all the white balls and the Gold Mega Ball, officials said.

The Mega Millions jackpot is now $20 million. The next drawing is on Tuesday night.

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