Two people in the Philadelphia area just got $1 million richer.
Check your wallets, car seats, pockets, and anything else you can think of, because someone has a New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000.
The ticket was sold at Westmont Beverage at 1101 Clifton Avenue in Collingdale.
That’s the takeaway from a new Gallup poll, which revealed that two-thirds of American workers would continue toiling away even if they won $10 million in the lottery.
Officials say the ticket, from the Aug. 7th drawing, was sold at the Friendly Food Mart at 3750 Freemansburg Avenue in Bethlehem.
It’s the third-largest jackpot in the history of the Powerball.
There’s another big Powerball drawing Wednesday, and addiction experts predict some problem gamblers who are trying to kick the habit will fall off the wagon because of all the attention large jackpots get.
There were no jackpot winners for Saturday’s drawing. The next drawing will be Wednesday, and the revised estimated jackpot is $400 million.
Just days after an Upper Darby woman claimed a Powerball jackpot worth more than $77 million, lottery officials announced that another winning ticket has been sold in the area.
A jackpot-winning ticket worth $700,000 was sold in Philadelphia, lottery officials say.
The sole winning ticket for last Friday’s drawing was sold at the Vineland Truck Stop in Buena.
New Jersey Lottery officials say a Tinton Falls man has claimed his share of a recent $198 million Mega Millions jackpot.
It’s all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
Tickets sold in New Jersey and Virginia matched all the winning numbers to take the $190 million jackpot up for grabs.
These giant prizes have many players dreaming big and local lottery officials excited for an economic boost.