NEWARK, NJ — A pair of Newark stores sold $10,000 winning tickets for the highly anticipated, $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

According to New Jersey Lottery officials, a South Carolina State Lottery ticketholder won the Mega Millions jackpot from the drawing, and two New Jersey players won $1 million.

However, a pair of Newark stores also sold $10,000 third-prize tickets for matching four out of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball, officials said:

  • Three Sisters Bakery – 198 Van Buren St.
  • JNC Mini Market #2 – 661 South 18th St.

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Oct. 23 drawing were: 05, 28, 62, 65 and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 05, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.