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N.J. man who previously won $2M on lottery scratch-off wins another $250K jackpot

Sep 20, 2019, 5:49 pm

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Two years after winning $2 million in a New Jersey Lottery scratch-off game, a New Jersey man hit it big again — this time with a scratch-off ticket that proved to be worth $250,000.

Freddie Robinson of Newark bought several of the $10 tickets at C-Town Supermarkets on 18th Avenue in Newark and took them home to check. He scanned the first few on his phone with the New Jersey Lottery app and won nothing. Robinson then won $50 with the second-to-last ticket before capturing the $250,000 jackpot with his final ticket.

Robinson told lottery officials he never bought Crossword scatch-offs before but decided to try new games since he hadn't been lucky lately.

Luck seemed like the least of Robinson's problems in July 2017 when he won $2 million on a Platinum Diamond Spectacular scratch-off weeks after pocketing $656 playing Pick-4.

The then-62-year-old continued to work at his job repairing furniture, though. After his most recent big win, he considered calling it quits before deciding to work a little bit longer.

Robinson validated the $250,000 ticket on July 18.

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United States
Member #163182
January 22, 2015
2629 Posts

Congratulations Freddie!  Another lucky winner who won three times when he got primed up winning $656 on Pick 4. 


He seems content to keep on working, sounds passionate about it.   Do sign up for your Social Security before those rules change!

    ohiopick3's avatar - Lottery-063.jpg
    United States
    Member #3023
    December 14, 2003
    4252 Posts

    Congratulations Freddie! Nice! "Stay Lucky!"

      music*'s avatar - DiscoBallGlowing
      USN United States Navy
      Fresno, California
      United States
      Member #157849
      August 2, 2014
      3959 Posts

      You are on the right track Freddie Robinson!  You are $2,250,656.00 ahead. Congratulations!!

       "We are all in this together!" 

        Raven62's avatar - binary
        New Jersey
        United States
        Member #17842
        June 28, 2005
        143779 Posts

        Congrats to F.R.: He knows: You Got to be In It to Win It!

        A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

        Catch-22: A dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is no escape because of mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.

        Corruptissima re publica plurimae leges: When the republic is at its most corrupt the laws are most numerous.

          sully16's avatar - sharan
          Dr.President Elect
          United States
          Member #81738
          October 28, 2009
          87763 Posts

          Congrats to the lucky man.

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