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New Jersey Lottery walk-in claims desk closed through at least April 17 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Lottery ticket sales and drawings will continue.


Apr 04

Mega Millions to Adjust Starting Jackpot Amount, Eliminate Minimum Jackpot Increases - Changes will take place following the Friday, April 3, drawing

Mega Millions to Adjust Starting Jackpot Amount, Eliminate Minimum Jackpot Increases Changes will take place following the Friday, April 3, drawing

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Apr 03

NJ Lottery Commission Special Meeting Scheduled - To be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 11:00 am with call-in options available

TRENTON (April 3, 2020) – A special meeting of the Lottery Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.

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Apr 03

Pick-6 Rolls to $4.2 Million for April 6 Drawing

TRENTON (April 3, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on April 2 produced five winners of $3,569 for matching five out of six white balls drawn.

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Apr 02

Additional Changes to Powerball

TRENTON (April 2, 2020) – The Powerball Product Group today announced its decision to determine Powerball’s advertised jackpot based on game sales and interest rates. Following the April 8 drawing, guaranteed starting jackpot amounts and minimum jackpot increases will be eliminated, and future jackpot increases will be determined and announced by the Product Group prior to each drawing. Previously, Powerball jackpots started at $40 million (annuity) and increased by a minimum of $10 million (annuity) between drawings.

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Apr 02

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $180,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (April 2, 2020) – The winning numbers for the Wednesday, April 1, drawing were: 33, 35, 45, 48, and 60. The Red Power Ball number was 16. The Multiplier number was 02. 15,833 New Jersey players took home an estimated $79,916 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $180,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, April 4, at 10:59 pm.

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Apr 01

New Jersey Lottery Walk-in Claims Desk Remains Temporarily Closed due to Public Health Emergency - Lottery Ticket Sales and Drawings will Continue

TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – To mitigate further spread of COVID-19 the New Jersey Lottery’s front office remains temporarily closed for the collection of walk-in claims. The front office will remain closed through at least April 17 while we review and revise our protocols for paying claims.

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Apr 01

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $121,000,000 - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, March 31, drawing produced seven players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000. Moreover, 16,356 other New Jersey players took home $73,110 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 31, drawing were: 08, 17, 51, 57, and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 02, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.

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Mar 31

Pick-6 Rolls to $4.1 Million for April 2 Drawing

TRENTON (March 31, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on March 30 produced five winners of $3,719 for matching five out of six white balls drawn.

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Mar 30

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $170,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (March 30, 2020) – The winning numbers for the Saturday, March 28, drawing were: 07, 40, 48, 55, and 66. The Red Power Ball number was 11. The Multiplier number was 02. 19,460 New Jersey players took home an estimated $97,791 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $170,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, April 1, at 10:59 pm.

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Mar 30

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $452,320 Jackpot in Monmouth County

TRENTON (March 30, 2020) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $452,320 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, March 27, drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 14, 17, 19, and 23 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Oceanport Spirits Inc., 269 East Main St., Oceanport in Monmouth County.

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Mar 30

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $113,000,000 - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (March 30, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Friday, March 27, drawing produced 10 players that 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. Moreover, 17,143 other New Jersey players took home $83,200 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800. The winning numbers for the Friday, March 27, drawing were: 03, 25, 28, 50, and 60. The Gold Mega Ball was 01, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.

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Mar 28

Important Information Regarding Powerball Jackpots

TRENTON (March 28, 2020) – The Powerball Product Group announced changes to ensure the game continues to support good causes in all 48 U.S. lottery jurisdictions. The value of the Powerball jackpot is based on projected sales, which have declined due to the current health crisis and directives urging people to stay home. Following the next Grand Prize win, Powerball’s starting jackpot will reset to a guaranteed $20 million (annuity) with minimum roll increases of $2 million between drawings.

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Mar 27

Pick-6 Rolls to $4.0 Million for March 30 Drawing

TRENTON (March 27, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on March 19 produced six winners of $3,049 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prizes to $15,245.

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Mar 26

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $160,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (March 26, 2020) – The winning numbers for the Wednesday, March 25, drawing were: 05, 09, 27, 39, and 42. The Red Power Ball number was 16. The Multiplier number was 02. 16,613 New Jersey players took home an estimated $86,353 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $160,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, March 28, at 10:59 pm.

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Mar 25

Mega Millions Rolls To $107,000,000 - One $10,000 Winning Ticket Sold

TRENTON (March 25, 2020) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, March 24, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at Pantry 1 Food Mart, 501 Seashore Rd., Erma in Cape May County.

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Mar 24

Pick-6 Rolls to $3.9 Million for March 26 Drawing

TRENTON (March 24, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on March 23 produced seven winners of $2,645 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $10,580. The $3.9 million drawing will be held Thursday, March 26, 2020.

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Mar 23

Two Bergen County Tickets Split $54,294 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON (March 23, 2020) – Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $54,294 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, March 21, drawing. Each ticket is worth $27,147. The winning numbers were: 06, 11, 13, 19 and 23 and the XTRA number was: 03. The retailers will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each winning ticket sold. Those tickets were both sold at Morlot Food & News, 22-28 Morlot Ave., Fairlawn in Bergen County.

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Mar 23

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $150,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (March 23, 2020) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $150 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the March 21, drawing, 22,299 New Jersey players took home an estimated $112,066 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery Executive Director James Carey.

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Mar 23

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $441,466 Jackpot in Passaic County

TRENTON (March 23, 2020) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $441,466 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, March 20, drawing. The winning numbers were: 03, 15, 18, 33, and 43 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at General Deli Grocery Store, 246 5th Ave., Paterson in Passaic County.

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Mar 23

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $101,000,000 - Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes

TRENTON (March 23, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $101 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Friday, March 20, drawing, nine 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, 20,625 other New Jersey players took home $98,278 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, March 20, drawing were: 34, 35, 41, 45, and 54. The Gold Mega Ball was 05, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 04.

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