New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James Carey announced that the only Powerball jackpot-winning ticket from the Saturday, January 23, drawing was sold in New Jersey, winning the $23.2 million jackpot prize.
According to lottery officials, the winning ticket was sold at Quick Mart, 155 Lakeview Avenue, Clifton in Passaic County.
Officials say the retailer will receive a $30,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
“Congratulations to the winner of this multi-million-dollar jackpot! We encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket, make a copy of both sides and put it in a safe place. We recommend contacting a financial advisor and an attorney before reaching out to Lottery officials at 1-800-222-0996 to arrange to file a claim for this jackpot prize,” Carey said.
In addition, there were two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched five of the five white balls, winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. One of those tickets was purchased with Power Play, multiplying the prize to $2,000,000. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:
- Sussex County ($2,000,000): Quick Check #183, 26 Route 206, Stanhope
- Passaic County ($1,000,000): Quick Mart, 155 Lakeview Avenue, Clifton
Moreover, three New Jersey Lottery tickets were sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:
- Atlantic County: Atlantic City Gasoline, 1403 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City
- Camden County: In & Out Convenience Store, 1177 West Browning Road, Bellmawr
- Monmouth County: Little Silver Pharmacy, 10 Church Street, Little Silver
The winning numbers for the Saturday, January 23, drawing were: 05, 08, 17, 27 and 28. The Red Power Ball number was 14. The Multiplier number was 03. The Powerball jackpot resets to $20,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, January 27 at 10:59 p.m.
In addition to the jackpot, second, and third-tier prizes, 42,624 New Jersey players took home an estimated $256,129 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300.