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Dec 10

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $50,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $230,000,000

TRENTON (Dec. 10, 2018) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Dec. 8th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, it would have been worth $100,000. The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at Greater Morristown Shoprite, 178 East Hanover Ave., Cedar Knolls in Morris County.

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Dec 10

One $30,000 and One $10,000 Winning Tickets Sold Mega Millions Rolls to $245 Million

TRENTON (Dec. 10, 2018) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, Dec. 7th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $30,000. The winning tickets were sold at the following locations:

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Dec 07

First time Play, Big Time Win

TRENTON (Dec. 7, 2018) – Victor F., a New York resident, works in landscaping in New Jersey. Though he is not a lottery player, when he stopped by a store in New Jersey to pick up some water, he decided to take a chance and buy a couple of scratch-off lottery tickets. He had seen the $5,000 Win For Life ticket in stores before, so he decided to take a chance on that game and bought a $3.00 scratch-off ticket along with it.

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Dec 07

7th BIGGEST JACKPOT IN 18 YEARS PICK-6 JACKPOT IS NOW AT $28.6 MILLION

TRENTON (Dec. 7, 2018) – Without a winner for last night’s drawing, the jackpot for the New Jersey Lottery’s Pick 6 Lotto game has rolled to $28.6 million ($20.1 cash option). The absence of a top-prize winner places New Jersey’s Pick 6 Lotto among the top ten largest potential jackpot prizes in the last 18 years. The next drawing for Pick 6 will be held on Monday, Dec. 10th at 7:57 pm.

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Dec 06

"WOO,WOO,WOO" SENDS A MESSAGE - A Quick Decision Leads to Good Luck

TRENTON (Dec. 6, 2018) - Cindy Brinkley and her partner Marcus have been regular players of the NJ Lottery Pick 4 game over many years, using the birthdays of family members to select their numbers. On Aug. 22, 2018, when they stopped to get gas for their car at a local service station that was also a NJ Lottery retailer, the couple purchased some tickets for their regular game and had $1.00 left over. So, Marcus urged Cindy to purchase a Jersey Cash 5 Quick Pick ticket, but for some unknown reason he quickly changed his mind and suggested she play Jersey Cash 5 using their special numbers. Little did they know this would be a smart decision and that this would be their lucky game.

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Dec 06

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $217,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (Dec. 6, 2018) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $217 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the December 5th drawing, 27,837 New Jersey players took home an estimated $186,529 in prizes ranging from $4 to $500, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.

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Dec 05

Two $10,000 Winning Tickets Sold Mega Millions Rolls to $226 Million

TRENTON (Dec. 5, 2018) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, Dec. 4th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:

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Dec 04

PICK-6 JACKPOT IS NOW AT $28.5 MILLION 7th LARGEST JACKPOT IN 18 YEARS

TRENTON (Dec. 4, 2018) – Without a winner for last night’s drawing, the jackpot for the New Jersey Lottery’s Pick 6 Lotto game has rolled to $28.5 million ($19.8 cash option). The absence of a top-prize winner places New Jersey’s Pick 6 Lotto among the top ten largest potential jackpot prizes in the last 18 years. The next drawing for Pick 6 will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6th at 7:57 pm.

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Dec 03

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $60,135 Jackpot in Ocean County

TRENTON (Dec. 3, 2018) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $60,135 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Dec. 2nd drawing. The winning numbers were: 06, 14, 15, 20 and 21 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Paper Hut, 730 Jamaica Blvd., Toms River in Ocean County.

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Dec 03

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $50,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $200,000,000

TRENTON (Dec. 3, 2018) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Dec. 1st drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, it would have been worth $100,000. The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at 7-Eleven #27391, 1517 Pennington Ave., Ewing in Mercer County.

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Dec 03

Three Jersey Cash 5 Tickets Split $258,111 Jackpot

TRENTON (Dec. 3, 2018) – Three lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $258,111 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, Dec. 1st drawing. Each ticket is worth $86,037. The winning numbers were: 06, 08, 12, 19 and 27 and the XTRA number was: 04. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:

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Dec 03

Mega Millions Jackpot At $208,000,000

TRENTON (Dec. 3, 2018) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $208 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, Nov. 30th drawing, 12 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,500. Moreover 27,835 other New Jersey players took home $114,812 in prizes ranging from $2 to 600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, Nov. 30th drawing were: 25, 28, 40, 43 and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

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Nov 30

PICK-6 JACKPOT IS NOW AT $28.2 MILLION 7th LARGEST JACKPOT IN 18 YEARS

TRENTON (Nov. 30, 2018) – Without a winner for last night’s drawing, the jackpot for the New Jersey Lottery’s Pick 6 Lotto game has rolled to $28.2 million ($19.4 cash option). The absence of a top-prize winner places New Jersey’s Pick 6 Lotto among the top ten largest potential jackpot prizes in the last 18 years. The next drawing for Pick 6 will be held on Monday, Dec. 3rd at 7:57 pm.

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Nov 29

‘Tis the Season to Gift Responsibly. Lottery is Not Child’s Play.

TRENTON (Nov. 29, 2018) – Today, the New Jersey Lottery (NJL) and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) held a press conference to urge parents to use good judgment when making holiday gift selections for their children. During this holiday season, the NJL has joined the CCGNJ, National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University to build public awareness that lottery products are not an appropriate gift for minors.

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Nov 29

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $50,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $183,000,000

TRENTON (Nov. 29, 2018) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, Nov. 28th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, it would have been worth $100,000. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at C-Town Supermarket, 602-606 Main Ave., Passaic in Passaic County.

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Nov 29

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $244,140 Jackpot in Hudson County

TRENTON (Nov. 29, 2018) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $244,140 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, Nov. 28th drawing. The winning numbers were: 10, 12, 39, 40 and 42 and the XTRA number was: 05. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is North Bergen NJPO, 8012 Tonnelle Ave., North Bergen in Hudson County.

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Nov 28

*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** NJ Lottery and Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Kick-Off Annual Holiday Gifting Awareness Campaign

TRENTON (Nov. 28, 2018) – The New Jersey Lottery has teamed up with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) to launch the Lottery’s 2018 Holiday Gifting Awareness Campaign: "'Tis the Season to gift responsibly. Lottery is not child’s play."

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Nov 28

One $40,000 Winning Ticket Sold Mega Millions Rolls to $190 Million

TRENTON (Nov. 28, 2018) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, Nov. 27th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn. That ticket was purchased with the Megaplier, multiplying the prize to $40,000. That ticket was purchased at Wawa #8316., 2920 Route 73, Maple Shade in Burlington County.

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Nov 27

$27,700,000 PICK-6 JACKPOT IS 7th LARGEST JACKPOT IN 18 YEARS

TRENTON (Nov. 27, 2018) – Without a winner for last night’s drawing, the jackpot for the New Jersey Lottery’s Pick 6 Lotto game has rolled to $27.7 million ($19.1 cash option). The absence of a top-prize winner places New Jersey’s Pick 6 Lotto among the top ten largest potential jackpot prizes in the last 18 years. The next drawing for Pick 6 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7:57 pm.

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Nov 26

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $332,584 Jackpot in Somerset County

TRENTON (Nov. 26, 2018) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $332,584 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Nov. 25th drawing. The winning numbers were: 11, 14, 16, 36 and 39 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Krauszers, 807 S. Main St., Manville in Somerset County.

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