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One New Jersey Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life


By: Najla Alexander 

NJ Lottery officials announced that one New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Thursday, April 18, drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second-tier prize.AdOfficials said the winning ticket was sold at Jackpocket, 355 Warwick Turnpike, Hewitt in Passaic County.

"We're excited to award this lucky player with a $1,000 a week for life prize, and can't wait to hear how this will benefit them in the years to come," said New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James Carey.

According to officials, the winning numbers for the Thursday, April 18, drawing were 05, 36, 38, 45, and 59, and the Cash Ball was 01

Lottery officials said, in addition, 9,389 players won $51,232 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500, with 2,667 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER.

CASH4LIFE offers two jackpot prizes for the $2.00 ticket price, officials stated. 

Officials say the top prize is $1,000 a day for life, with a current cash value of $7,000,000, and the second prize is $1,000 a week for life, with a cash value of $1,000,000.

In addition to the "for Life" prizes, the CASH4LIFE game offers seven other prize levels with prizes of: $2,500, $500, $100, $25, $10, $4, and $2, officials said.AdAccording to officials, the DOUBLER add-on feature doubles the $2,500 third-tier prize to $5,000 when added to a game play for an additional $1 per play. It also doubles all of the other tier prizes.

The $1,000 a day for life and $1,000 a week for life prizes are not doubled. CASH4LIFE tickets are now available in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia, officials say. 

Officials said players select five numbers from a field of one through 60 and then select a "Cash Ball" from a field of one through four, and drawings are held every day at approximately 9:00 p.m.