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May 17

$2.5 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA - Jackpot Rolls to $2.5 Million for May 20th Drawing

TRENTON (May 17, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $2.5 million! May 16th’s drawing produced six winners of $3,660 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $10,980. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 439,277 tickets purchased for the drawing and of those sold, thousands were prizewinners! The next drawing will be held Monday, May 20, 2019.

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May 16

First Ever Quick Draw with BULLSEYE Wins $300,000

TRENTON (May 16, 2019) – Nicholas Schilt enjoys playing New Jersey Lottery games, particularly the Quick Draw game. He is part owner of a family bar and restaurant where he serves as the cook. During quiet times before the bar gets too busy, he often plays Quick Draw, selecting simple, patterned, numbers that are easy to check when the numbers are being drawn.

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May 16

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $270,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (May 16, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $270 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the May 15th drawing, 36,378 New Jersey players took home an estimated $180,866 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.

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May 15

NEW JERSEY LOTTERY SCAM ALERT - Residents Beware of Fraudulent Messaging

TRENTON (May 15, 2019) – Following reports of alleged lottery scams that have cropped up over the past weeks in telephone calls and on social media posts, New Jersey Lottery is cautioning residents to beware of any social media postings, emails or telephone calls from anyone promising lottery winnings, asking for money or offering to share money from Lottery prizes won.

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May 15

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $353,354 Jackpot in Essex County

TRENTON (May 15, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $353,354 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, May 14th drawing. The winning numbers were: 12, 13, 17, 23 and 29 and the XTRA number was: 04. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is 7-Eleven #36429, 60 Valley St., South Orange in Essex County.

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May 15

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $339,000,000

TRENTON (May 15, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $339 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, May 14th drawing, 23 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 $2,000. Moreover 41,504 other New Jersey players took home $178,672 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, May 14th drawing were: 11, 59, 66, 67, and 68. The Gold Mega Ball was 18, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.

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May 14

$2.4 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA - Jackpot Rolls to $2.4 Million for May 16th Drawing

TRENTON (May 14, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $2.4 million! May 13th’s drawing produced nine winners of $2,484 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $4,968. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 447,130 tickets purchased for the drawing and of those sold, thousands were prizewinners! The next drawing will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019.

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May 13

Two New Jersey Lottery Tickets Win $50,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $250,000,000

TRENTON (May 13, 2019) – There were two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, May 11th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. The winning tickets from Saturday night’s drawing were sold at the following locations:

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May 13

Mega Millions Rolls To $316,000,000 - One $10,000 Winning Ticket Sold

TRENTON (May 13, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, May 10th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was sold at South Orange Supermarket, 1006 South Orange Ave., Newark in Essex County. The winning numbers for the Friday, May 10th drawing were: 03, 16, 21, 61 and 62. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

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May 13

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $158,673 Jackpot in Middlesex County

TRENTON (May 13, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $158,673 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, May 10th drawing. The winning numbers were: 17, 18, 19, 24 and 35 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Quick Chek #44, 15 Gill Ln., Iselin in Middlesex County.

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May 10

$2.3 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA - Jackpot Rolls to $2.3 Million for May 13th Drawing

TRENTON (May 10, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $2.3 million! May 9th’s drawing produced seven winners of $3,134 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $6,268. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 438,894 tickets purchased for the drawing and of those sold, thousands were prizewinners! The next drawing will be held Monday, May 13, 2019.

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May 09

A "Lucky Penny" Brings Good Luck - Scratch-Offs Players Received More Than $113.0 Million in Prizes in March

TRENTON (May 9, 2019) – Jean Ball of Rockaway in Morris County is a regular New Jersey Lottery player who has been playing both draw games and Scratch-Offs games for years. Jean had purchased a $20 Instant Cash Millionaire Scratch-Off ticket and used a “lucky penny” to scratch off the numbers to see if she had won a prize. When it looked as though the ticket was a $1,000,000 winner, she immediately thought she was definitely mistaken. Jean proceeded to read the information listed on the back of the ticket and then checked it multiples times. As well, she looked up the game rules on the Lottery’s website, hardly believing that what she was seeing could be accurate. Finally, Jean took the ticket to her regular retailer to confirm that it really was a winning ticket worth $1 million. The retailer confirmed that it was!

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May 09

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $150,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $235,000,000

TRENTON (May 9, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, May 8th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. That ticket was purchased with Powerplay, multiplying the prize to $150,000. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at Quick Shop, 48 Paterson St., Hillsdale in Bergen County.

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May 09

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $148,496 Jackpot in Warren County

TRENTON (May 9, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $148,496 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, May 8th drawing. The winning numbers were: 01, 25, 26, 32 and 38 and the XTRA number was: 05. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Family Food Market, 2015 Route 57, Hackettstown in Warren County.

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May 08

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $295,000,000

TRENTON (May 8, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $295 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, May 7th drawing, 25 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 prize to $1,500. Moreover 38,854 other New Jersey players took home $164,552 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, May 7th drawing were: 03, 06, 34, 54, and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

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May 07

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $247,832 Jackpot in Camden County

TRENTON (May 7, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $247,832 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, May 6th drawing. The winning numbers were: 07, 13, 17, 33 and 39 and the XTRA number was: 04. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is One Stop Food Mart, 103 N.E. Atlantic Ave., Magnolia in Camden County.

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May 07

$2.2 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA - Jackpot Rolls to $2.2 Million for May 9th Drawing

TRENTON (May 7, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $2.2 million! May 6th’s drawing produced eight winners of $2,827 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Three of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $8,481. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 452,368 tickets purchased for the drawing and of those sold, thousands were prizewinners! The next drawing will be held Thursday, May 9, 2019.

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May 06

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $1,000,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $215,000,000

TRENTON (May 6, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Saturday, May 4th drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at Gary’s Sweet Shoppe, 444 West Side Ave., Jersey City in Hudson County.

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May 06

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $273,000,000

TRENTON (May 6, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $273 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, May 3rd drawing, 21 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover 45,291 other New Jersey players took home $172,124 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, May 3rd drawing were: 08, 16, 22, 66, and 68. The Gold Mega Ball was 11, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

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May 06

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $560,581 Jackpot in Middlesex County

TRENTON (May 6, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $560,581 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, May 3rd drawing. The winning numbers were: 12, 14, 16, 24 and 27 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Speedway #3446, 789 Amboy Ave., Edison in Middlesex County.

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