New Jersey Lottery
You could be throwing money away if you don’t check your lottery tickets. Believe it or not, lottery officials say each year, $2-billion in prize money is left unclaimed.
Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.
Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $380 million Powerball drawing. The estimated value of Wednesday’s drawing will be $450 million.
People are snatching up Powerball tickets ahead of Saturday night’s drawing, when the jackpot will be an estimated $380 million.
Without a Powerball winner this weekend, the prize has climbed to $400 million — one of the largest in U.S. lottery history.
The Mega Millions lottery is heading for record territory with officials projecting a spike in sales between now and Tuesday night’s drawing – boosting the jackpot well beyond half-a-billion dollars.
One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.
Lottery officials have announced on the Powerball website that no ticket has matched all Saturday’s numbers drawn for that game’s giant jackpot, which now swells to an estimated $400 million or a $223.6 million cash-option value.
Darryl and Judy Smith bought their winning ticket at a truck stop in Buena, NJ.
The ticket for the June 16, 2012 drawing was bought at a 7-11 store in Elmwood Park. The winning numbers were 8, 14, 15, 16, 27 and the Gold Powerball Number was 26.
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.
The big jackpot was won in North Jersey, but someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Montgomery County is $1-million richer.
Tonight’s Powerball drawing is worth an estimated $550-million annuity or $325-million for the cash payout.
A Powerball ticket worth $1-million from Saturday’s drawing was sold at Blitz’s Market in Cape May County, New Jersey.
The New Jersey Lottery had plans to take their drawings in house, and on line, long before NJN’s fate was sealed last week.