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NJ Lottery's Pick 6 has 2 winners after 6-month drought

New Jersey LotteryNew Jersey Lottery: NJ Lottery's Pick 6 has 2 winners after 6-month drought

TRENTON, NJ — Until June 16, no Pick-6 player in the New Jersey's Lottery's game had chosen all six winning numbers for 53 straight draws, a span of more than six months.

That winner has not yet come forward to claim a $20.1 million jackpot, which had grown since Dec. 12.

On Monday, yet another lottery player picked all six numbers, but, as luck would have it, or not, he or she will claim only — only! — $2.1 million.

"Now I can look forward to meeting two new Pick-6 millionaires — the winner from the June 16 drawing and the winner from last night's drawing," state lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger said. "It's always a thrill to meet the winners whose lives will drastically change by this financial windfall."

Monday's ticket was bought in Belleville, at White Oak Liquors on Union Avenue. For selling that winning slip, the retailer will get $10,000, lottery officials said.

The Pick-6 jackpot has been reset to $2 million for Thursday's drawing.


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maringoman's avatar - images q=tbn:ANd9GcTbRxpKQmOfcCoUqF2FyqIOAwDo7rg9G-lfJLAALPGWJWwiz19eRw
United States
Member #37433
April 14, 2006
2747 Posts
Posted: June 25, 2014, 8:37 am - IP Logged

Yessir! When it rains, it pours...just never in my pockets haha

These lotto 6/49 games are tricky. I never know if i should play or just focus on the MUSL games. I skip many draws when the jp resets especially here in MA where the beginning jp is .5M dollars.

That money's gone fo ever

    sully16's avatar - sharan
    United States
    Member #81740
    October 28, 2009
    42115 Posts
    Posted: June 25, 2014, 11:21 am - IP Logged

    Congrats to the winners , enjoy!

     HyperBe Happy.

      dallascowboyfan's avatar - tiana the-princess-and-the-frog.jpg
      United States
      Member #82391
      November 12, 2009
      6305 Posts
      Posted: June 25, 2014, 12:32 pm - IP Logged

      Congratulation to the winnersHurray!

      I Love Pink & Green 1908

        lottoguysocal's avatar - atlantis dubai_1118783i.jpg
        camarillo, ca
        United States
        Member #132476
        September 4, 2012
        144 Posts
        Posted: June 25, 2014, 8:44 pm - IP Logged

        Congrats to both winners!!  Lady Luck is shining brightly upon them!

          United States
          Member #156369
          June 16, 2014
          570 Posts
          Posted: June 25, 2014, 9:46 pm - IP Logged

          I had four out of the six but don't pay much for four,and should pay more!


          However,so happy to read this!


          I am so happy for the winners!


          so awesome.2 big winners,within same month is pretty rare

          for New Jersey Pick-6 game.


            Gleno's avatar - Lottery-001.jpg
            New Jersey
            United States
            Member #80354
            September 25, 2009
            705 Posts
            Posted: June 26, 2014, 9:16 am - IP Logged

            Don't forget to play the pick 5. It has nice jackpots and there are many winners,which occurs on a regular basis. 


              haymaker's avatar - Lottery-012.jpg
              Egg Harbor twp.south Jersey shore
              United States
              Member #112968
              June 29, 2011
              3857 Posts
              Posted: July 2, 2014, 2:49 pm - IP Logged

              Don't forget to play the pick 5. It has nice jackpots and there are many winners,which occurs on a regular basis. 


              The JC5 is the daily # for me.

              Also I will continue to buy at least 1 tix. per drawer for this 6/49 game

              xtra tix. when the JP gets bigger,

              that helped me break my MM habit, as did the new cash for life game.

              Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds    -- Charles Mackay  LL.D.