New Jersey man hits Mega Millions jackpot

Posted at 12:18 PM, May 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-26 12:18:48-04

A man from Tinton Falls, New Jersey is now a multimillionaire.

He bought one of two winning mega million tickets.

The jackpot was worth $198 million.

Giuseppe “Joe” Garofalo chose the cash option.

He’ll get a little more than $73 million before taxes.

The second winning ticket was sold in Virginia.