Three $50K Powerball Tickets Sold in Bergen, Morris, Ocean Counties

There were three New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, Feb. 27th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. If those tickets had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, they would have been worth $250,000.

The winning tickets from Wednesday night’s drawing were sold at the following locations:

Bergen County: Garden State Plaza Exxon, 153 Route 4 W., Paramus;

Morris County: Shoprite Liquors of Rockaway, 439 Route 46 E., Dover; and

Ocean County: 7-Eleven #16164, 403 Main St. Route 9, Lanoka Harbor.

The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Feb. 27th drawing were: 21, 31, 42, 49 and 59. The Red Power Ball number was 23. The Multiplier number was 05. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $348,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, March 2nd at 10:59 pm.

In addition to the third-tier prizewinning tickets sold, there were 40,161 New Jersey players who took home an estimated $252,723 in prizes ranging from $4 to $500, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.

“Congratulations to all of the lottery players who purchased winning tickets and to the retailers that sold them,” said Carey. “I’d like to remind players to purchase their Powerball tickets with a winning attitude and add Power Play to the ticket purchase. Power Play doubles the second prize from one million dollars to two million dollars and multiplies all of the seven lower prize sets available in the game by the number drawn that evening. The jackpot prize is not multiplied.”