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May 23

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $308,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (May 23, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $308 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the May 22nd drawing, 39,230 New Jersey players took home an estimated $198,388 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.

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May 22

Mega Millions Rolls To $393,000,000 - One $50,000 and Six $10,000 Winning Tickets Sold

TRENTON (May 22, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were seven third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, May 21st 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 $50,000. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:

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May 22

Treasury Executes new Agreement with NJ Lottery’s Sales and Marketing Operator, Saving the State Roughly $100 Million over Life of Contract

TRENTON - State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced that the Department of the Treasury has entered into an amended service agreement with Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group, which controls the New Jersey Lottery’s sales and marketing operations, a move that is projected to save the state roughly $100 million over the remaining life of the contract.

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May 21

Thirteen New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE Players Win $2,500 Third-Tier Prize Three of those tickets were Doubled to $5,000

TRENTON (May 21, 2019) – Thirteen lucky ticketholders won $2,500 each by matching four out of five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn from the Monday, May 20th drawing. Three of those players added the DOUBLER feature doubling the prize to $5,000. The winning numbers were: 04, 11, 14, 20 and 24. The Cash Ball was: 04. Moreover, 24,962 other players won $146,217 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 4,430 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER.

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May 21

$2.6 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA - Jackpot Rolls to $2.6 Million for May 23rd Drawing

TRENTON (May 21, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $2.6 million! May 20th’s drawing produced seven winners of $3,230 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $12,920. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 452,327 tickets purchased for the drawing and of those sold, thousands were prizewinners! The next drawing will be held Thursday, May 23, 2019.

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May 20

NEW JERSEY LOTTERY POSTS RECORD $3.3 BILLION IN SALES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018

TRENTON (May 20, 2019) – The New Jersey Lottery posted record sales numbers last year according to the Fiscal Year 2018 Audit Report released today, which is available for review on the Lottery’s website: https://www.njlottery.com/en-us/aboutus/givingback/reports.html

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May 20

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $131,684 Jackpot in Sussex County

TRENTON (May 20, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $131,684 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, May 19th drawing. The winning numbers were: 08, 14, 20, 36 and 43 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is 7-Eleven #36051, 85 Sparta Ave., Sparta in Sussex County.

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May 20

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $288,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing

TRENTON (May 20, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $288 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the May 18th drawing, 35,959 New Jersey players took home an estimated $223,540 in prizes ranging from $4 to $400, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.

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May 20

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $367,000,000

TRENTON (May 20, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $367 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, May 17th drawing, 29 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover 51,916 other New Jersey players took home $221,288 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, May 17th drawing were: 05, 17, 28, 32, and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 11, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03.

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May 20

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $256,059 Jackpot in Ocean County

TRENTON (May 20, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $256,059 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, May 17th drawing. The winning numbers were: 01, 09, 36, 37 and 42 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Rite Aid #2527, 2101 Route 70, Manchester in Ocean County.

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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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