One prize-winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold in Mercer County, state officials said.
The third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday drawing matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn to win the $10,000 prize.
That ticket was purchased at Empire Liquors, 1200 South Broad St. in Trenton.
In addition to the third-tier prize won, 23 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000.
The winning numbers for the Friday, April 16, drawing were: 17, 27, 28, 50, and 55. The Gold Mega Ball was 25, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.
The Mega Millions Jackpot now rolls to $257 million.
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