$1M winning Mega Million tickets sold in Bergen and Passaic counties; Jackpot hits $347M

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Check your tickets, North Jersey lottery players.

The two $1 million winning Mega Millions tickers on Friday were sold in Bergen and Passaic counties. One was purchased at the Food Mart on Market Street in Elmwood Park and the second at Utopia Deli on the Warwick Turnpike in Hewitt.

Both tickets, along with one in Minnesota, matched all five white balls in Friday's Mega Millions drawing to hit the million-dollar prizes.

Meanwhile, no one hit the jackpot so the grand prize will climb to an estimated $347 million with a cash option of $239.4 million for Tuesday's drawing, according to the Mega Millions website.

The winning numbers drawn on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 were: 5 - 8 - 13 - 22 - 48 and Megaball 25. The Megaplier was 2x.

Recent Winner: $108 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Arizona

The Mega Millions has not been hit since someone in Lake Havasu City, Arizona won a $108 million jackpot back in October.

The Mega Millions costs $2 per ticket and is drawn twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m.

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Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot is at $48 million with a cash option of $33.3 million for Saturday night's drawing, according to the Powerball website.

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Top Mega Millions jackpots

  1. $1.537 billion, Oct. 23, 2018: Won in South Carolina

  2. $1.05 billion, Jan. 22, 2021: Won in Michigan

  3. $656 million, March 30, 2012: Three winners in Illinois, Kansas, Maryland

  4. $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013: Two winners in California, Georgia

  5. $543 million, July 24, 2018: Won in California

  6. $536 million, July 8, 20116: Won in Indiana

  7. $533 million: March 30, 2018: Won in New Jersey

  8. $522 million: June 7, 2019: Won in California

  9. $515 million: May 21, 2021: Won in Pennsylvania

  10. $451 million, Jan. 5, 2018: Won in Florida

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