Now here's a great way to start the New Year. Someone is about to become a millionaire to kick-off 2021 thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket.

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According to NJ.com, the winning numbers for the Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday, January 5th were: 20, 43, 51, 55 and 57. The Mega Ball was 04 and the Megaplier  was 02X.    

One person in the Garden State matched all five numbers to score the one million dollar second prize. Friday's Mega Millions jackpot now grows to $490 million with a cash option of $372.3 million. Not too shabby!

The winning ticket was sold at Masso's Deli and Pizzeria located on Lakeview Drive in Gibbsboro in Camden County. Another million dollar ticket was also sold in Ocean County at County Farm located on Route 530 in Whiting.

Two more million dollar mega millions tickets were also sod at food market in Morris County and at a Quick Check convenience store in Somerset county.

2020 ended on a positive note for New Jersey lottery players as a winning Pick-6 Lottery Ticket worth $6.7M was sold at NJ Convenience Store. Other big winners included a winning ticket worth over $529,000 sold at the ShopRite on the Black Horse Pike in Hammonton and a ticket worth $270,000 was sold at the ShopRite on Rt.47 in Rio Grande.

source: nj.com

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