Two $1M Powerball Tickets in Sold in New Jersey
New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White announced that a New Hampshire Lottery ticketholder won the $559.7 million Powerball jackpot from the Saturday, Jan. 6 drawing.
The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing were: 12, 29, 30, 33, and 61. The Red Power Ball was 26, and the Multiplier was 03. The Powerball jackpot resets to $40,000,000 for the next drawing to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 10:59 pm.
In addition, two New Jersey Lottery tickets were sold that matched the five white balls drawn, winning the $1,000,000 second prize. The tickets were purchased at the following locations:
Bergen County: 7-Eleven #24447, 469 Passaic St., Hackensack; and
Ocean County: Princeton Avenue Deli & Dairy, 300 Princeton Ave., Brick.
If those tickets had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, they would have been worth $2,000,000 each.
Moreover, nine New Jersey Lottery tickets were sold that matched the four white balls and the Powerball drawn, winning the $50,000 third prize.
The tickets were purchased at the following locations:
Bergen County: 7-Eleven #11439, 370 Hillsdale Ave., Hillsdale;
Bergen County: Speedway #3487, 565 Route 17 S., Paramus;
Hudson County: Puchu’s Deli & Grocery, 336 Pacific Ave., Jersey City;
Hudson County: Convenience Express, 8401 River Rd., North Bergen;
Middlesex County: Quick Chek #130, 107 Harris Ave., Middlesex;
Middlesex County: Krauszer’s Food Store, 309 Main St., Sayreville;
Morris County: Main Street Wine Cellar, 300 Main St. #7-A, Madison;
Ocean County: Wawa #8328, 329 North County Line Rd., Jackson; and
Somerset County: Stop & Shop #809, 940 Easton Ave., Somerset.
If those tickets had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, they would have been worth $150,000 each.
In addition to the second and third-tier prizewinning tickets sold, there were 151,742 New Jersey players who took home an estimated $775,869 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Acting Executive Director White.
“Congratulations to all of the lottery players who purchased winning tickets and to the retailers that sold them,” said White. “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.”